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10 Tips for Being a Good Caregiver

In a new liherald.com article, Nancy Geiger, Director of the Gurwin Home Care Agency, offers several tips to help with the transition to the role of caregiver.

February 22, 2019

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Parker Care Teams Create Strategies for Improving Quality and Patient Safety

Susan Costella, RN, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation’s Clinical Director of Nursing, Sub-Acute, was recognized in the Queens Courier recently for her innovative solution to patient care.

February 21, 2019

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U.S. News & World Report names Peconic Landing among the Nation’s ‘High Performing Honors’ in Skilled Nursing Care Rating & New Short-Stay Rehab Rating

Peconic Landing's Health Center has been named among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” for the eighth consecutive year as well as received recognition under the new “Short-Stay” rating, both holding the honor of “High Performing” designation.

February 20, 2019

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Miniature horses serve as therapy animals for seniors at ArchCare Senior Life

More than a dozen seniors gathered at ArchCare Senior Life in St. George recently to partake in the first-ever miniature horses therapy event. The animals, named Aiden and Pearl, made rounds across the room as participants gave them kisses and pet them.

February 20, 2019

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The Nursing Home With A Medical Cannabis Program The Feds Can Live With

The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a 735-bed skilled nursing facility located outside of New York City, has developed an ingenious program that enables senior residents to access medical cannabis under New York state law, while the institution itself remains compliant with federal law.

February 19, 2019

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Parker Jewish Institute Hosts Art Therapy

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation resident Andre Zileron, a master jeweler and artist who was recently named the facility's January 2019 “Artist of the Month,” was spotlighted in the New Hyde Park Illustrated News.

February 19, 2019

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Gurwin Assisted Living Residents Celebrate Love/Share Advice

FiOS1 Long Island recently got the inside scoop on long-lasting love from couples married nearly three-quarters of a century at Gurwin Jewish ~ Fay J. Lindner Residences.

February 19, 2019

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Dr. JoAnne Cobler, MD, set to speak on Heart Health February 25th

Montabaur Heights, part of the Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus in Clarence, will host Dr. JoAnne Cobler, MD, for a Heart Health presentation on Mon., Feb. 25th.

February 19, 2019

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VRS Hosts Living with Alzheimer’s Event for Early Stage Caregivers

Valley Residential Services, in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, is hosting a Lunch n’ Learn event, Living With Alzheimer’s: For Early-Stage Caregivers, on Monday, March 4, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Valley Residential Services, 323 Pine Grove Road, Herkimer.

February 19, 2019

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Dr. Myerson and Dr. Hong to Speak at VHS

Bassett Healthcare Doctors Merle Myerson and Mun K. Hong will speak at Valley Health Services, 690 West German Street, Herkimer, on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 8 a.m. in the Activities room as part of February Heart Month programming.

February 19, 2019
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