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By Day, They Save Lives; After Hours, They Made Music!

On June 13th, United Hebrew of New Rochelle brought to the stage a group of leading Westchester physicians to showcase their musical talents at a special performance of "Doctors in Concert," featuring classical and contemporary performances on piano, violin, cello and guitar.

June 17, 2019

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The Summer Concert Series at Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus Set to Kick-off Wednesday, June 19th!

The Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus will host three free, family-friendly concerts this June, July, and August on the grounds of their beautiful 126-acre campus in Clarence, NY.

June 17, 2019

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A Weighty Matter

When two weightlifters get together, the conversation can get heavy. That’s "heavy" as in 565 pounds, which 99-year-old St. Ann's Home resident Bob Cook deadlifted at the age of 16 to set a national record. Bob and current competitive weightlifter Dave Edborg, an Irondequoit resident, recently met at St. Ann's, where they shared stories, talked about current weightlifting records, and compared equipment and techniques past and present.

June 17, 2019

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This Couple Got Married At A Rehab Center

The story of how Bayside couple Nicole Hartstein-Guida and Edward Guida held their wedding at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center so that Hartstein-Guida's mother, Jane Hartstein, currently a Gurwin patient, could attend was recently spotlighted by BuzzFeed News.

June 17, 2019

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MCH Unveils New Resident Bus

Recently, Monroe Community Hospital (MCH) officially unveiled its new Resident Bus. Made possible through the generous support of the MCH Auxiliary, Deputy Director Colleen Rose and representatives from the Auxiliary unveiled the new bus and were joined by residents and staff. With this new bus, MCH will be able to continue to safely and efficiently transport residents to events across the community, various local businesses and shops, sporting events, concerts and museums.

June 17, 2019

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RiverSpring Health Softball Team Plays to Remember

The bats were hot and the team spirit was even hotter at RiverSpring Health and CaringKind's Second Annual Play to Remember Softball Tournament on June 14th and 15th. RiverSpring Health's formidable softball team competed in this unique overnight tournament to bring attention to the 24/7 demands of Alzheimer's caregiving.

June 17, 2019

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St. Ann’s Community to hold celebration for their newest retirement community: St. Ann’s Community at The Greens

St. Ann’s Community will hold a celebration to recognize their newest independent senior living community, St. Ann’s Community at The Greens, on Thurs., June 27th from 2 to 4 p.m.

June 14, 2019

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Careers in Aging – Finding Compassion and Purpose in the Workplace

People 65 years of age and older are now the fastest growing segment of the United States population. As JoAnne DeVito, Vice President of Human Resources at RiverSpring Health, writes in a new blog, there is a broad range of exciting career opportunities in the field of aging and many reasons to consider this field.

June 13, 2019

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The New Jewish Home Hosts 2019 Annual LeadingAge General Counsel Spring Conference

In-house counsel from around the country recently gathered in New York City for the 2019 LeadingAge General Counsel Spring Conference, where they explored a range of issues, opportunities and challenges facing service providers working in the field of older adult health care. The annual event was hosted by The New Jewish Home, a comprehensive, mission-driven health care system serving older New Yorkers since 1848.

June 13, 2019

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Heritage Ministries’ Homestead Stables Receives Statewide Recognition

Over 100 members of the Heritage Ministries staff, along with residents and invited guests, were on hand on Tues., June 11th for a special recognition ceremony for the recently opened Homestead Stables. Heritage’s Equestrian Facility is the recipient of the 2019 Innovation of the Year Award from LeadingAge New York, which recognizes elderly care programs that stand out because of their groundbreaking creativity, vision, success and ability to replicate.

June 13, 2019
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