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Long Island Museum Showcases Work of Jefferson’s Ferry Residents

Some 25 pieces of artwork created by residents of Jefferson’s Ferry have been exhibited at The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook as part of the sixth annual exhibit of Through Our Eyes, held in recognition of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.

December 13, 2018

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Family Turns Sorrow into Joy and Shares with Residents at St. Luke Health Services

Denise Smith and members of her family made the holidays special for residents of St. Luke Health Services. In a special act to remember and honor Denise’s son Ron, who passed away from illness two years ago, the family visited all 200 residents and gave each a Christmas present of a new blanket, and gifts of food platters for all staff.

December 13, 2018

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Heritage Ministries Announces Grand Opening of Homestead Stables

David Smeltzer, President and CEO of Heritage Ministries, announced on Dec. 8th that Homestead Stables, the new $3 million Equestrian Center on the campus of The Homestead in Gerry, NY, is officially open.

December 12, 2018

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St. Ann’s Community to Open New Adult Day Program in Irondequoit

A new program coming to Irondequoit will soon help families overcome challenges they may face as their loved ones advance in age. St. Ann’s Community is opening an Adult Day Program in the Durand Senior Apartments that are now under construction on Culver Road near Seabreeze. The program will be open both to residents of the apartments and to the greater community.

December 12, 2018

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Parker Jewish Institute Hosts Air Force Pararescue Workshop

Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation recently hosted a two-day workshop of the U.S. Air Force Pararescue Medical Operations Advisory Board (MOAB). Participants included Air Force Pararescue Jumpers and flight surgeons.

December 12, 2018

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Clarkson occupational therapy grad student lives among elderly

Rebecca Brogan, a first-year student in Clarkson University’s Occupational Therapy graduate program, has become a fixture at United Helpers' Maplewood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Canton. The 24-year-old is engaged in a unique scenario where she is provided room and board at Maplewood in return for 20 to 30 hours per month of structured volunteer time.

December 10, 2018

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Bright Spot: Hanukkah luncheon at The Jewish Home

The Jewish Home of Rochester celebrated the fifth night of Hanukkah on Dec. 6th by hosting students from the Hillel Community School. This was the third year for the special luncheon, bringing together 21 residents and 21 students for a meal and quality time together.

December 10, 2018

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VHS Welcomes Tracy Reesh

Valley Health Services welcomes Tracy Reesh, Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator, to its professional staff.

December 7, 2018

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Rita Mabli: How becoming ‘dementia-aware’ is good for business
Rita Mabli, president and CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, writes in a new editorial that while there is no cure in sight, there is much we can do to help our businesses and employees to become more accessible to those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
December 7, 2018

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People Inc. Celebrates 25 Years of Affordable Housing

A November celebration commemorated the 25th anniversary of People Inc.'s commitment to providing affordable and safe apartments to older adults in the Buffalo region.

December 7, 2018
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