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Jewish Senior Life’s Jane Knickerbocker Honored as a Woman of Excellence

Jane Knickerbocker, vice president of marketing and communications at Jewish Senior Life, has been honored as a Woman of Excellence by the Rochester Business Journal.

September 15, 2020

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The New Normal: How Westchester Has Changed Due to the Pandemic

Rita Mabli, president and CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, discusses how the organization is navigating the new realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in a new interview with Westchester Magazine.

September 14, 2020

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Celebrating Grandparents Day Where It All Began!

Residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale enjoyed special Grandparents Day drive-ins and video visits, a homemade BBQ luncheon, staff greetings and special programming, including a live Grandparents Day edition of Good Morning Hebrew Home.

September 14, 2020

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The Manor at Seneca Hill Graduates Six CNAs Amidst Pandemic

On Fri., Sept. 4th, The Manor at Seneca Hill held a ceremony to celebrate the graduation of six new Certified Nursing Assistants: Mikayla Myers, Tonya Campbell, Chasity Hibbert, Kristie Drzewiecki, Chelsey Ceratt and Arianna Nowakowski. Family, friends, residents and staff joined the socially distant celebration.

September 11, 2020

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Good Shepherd CEO receives prestigious award

Michael Keenan, president and CEO of Good Shepherd Communities, is the recipient of the 2020 Lawrence E. Larson Memorial Award of Honor from LeadingAge New York.

September 8, 2020

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Second round of resident tests find zero COVID-19 cases at Mercy Living Center

No new cases of COVID-19 were identified at Mercy Living Center over the weekend, as all 57 resident tests conducted on Fri., Sept. 4th came back negative.

September 8, 2020

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Heritage Announces Appointment of New Chief Operating Officer

Jennifer Whitten, vice president of senior housing and sales at Heritage Ministries, has been named chief operating officer of the organization.

September 8, 2020

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Local nursing homes join push to change visitor restrictions

The fight for expanded visitation at nursing homes amid the COVID-19 pandemic is entering a new phase, with the Alliance for Senior Care – a consortium of five Rochester-area nursing homes that includes Episcopal SeniorLife Communities, Friendly Senior Living, Jewish Senior Life, St. Ann’s Community, and St. John’s calling for changes in the State's restrictions.

September 2, 2020

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Jefferson’s Ferry Installs Air Purification System as an Added Infection Control Measure to Fight COVID-19

Jefferson’s Ferry recently completed the installation of 15 iWave air purification systems into select HVAC units as an added infection control measure against the spread of COVID-19.

September 1, 2020

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Hong Gains Real-World Experience at Valley Health Services

Alexandria Hong, a senior at Central Valley Academy in Ilion, has spent most of August 2020 gaining real-world career experience at Valley Health Services in the Activities Department. While many students may be enjoying their leisurely summer vacation, Hong’s priorities are engaging and making connections with residents through her daily visits.

August 31, 2020
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