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Get out and Explore

By Shannon Traphagen The idea of being active in colder weather isn’t always appealing. But February is heart health month and maintaining a healthy lifestyle requires that we keep our bodies moving. Fortunately, Buffalo has many fun heart-healthy activities to try even when it’s cold outside.   Visit Explore and More Children’s Museum in East Aurora the first and third Saturday monthly from 11 a.... »

Hospice Spring Bouquet Sale

HOSPICE SPRING BOUQUET SALE, MARCH 7-10 LARGEST FUNDRAISER FOR HOSPICE BUFFALO Bring spring inside your home or office with a bouquet of fresh flowers March 7-10 during the 32nd annual Hospice Buffalo Spring Bouquet Sale. Gorgeous bouquets will be available for $8 at all Erie County KeyBank branches, Paula’s Donuts and Anderson’s locations, participating florists, many hospitals, public buildings ... »

Sips, Suds and Sweets for Senior Wishes

Sips, Suds & Sweets to Benefit Senior Wishes Senior Wishes, an organization dedicated to honoring WNY’s lower income seniors by bringing their wishes to fruition, is hosting its fifth annual Sips, Suds & Sweets fundraiser from 6-9pm on Thursday, April 19 at Fox Run at Orchard Park. Presented by M&T Bank, with additional support by dozens of other caring community organizations, this ye... »

Autism Transition–Life After School

Workshop: “Transition – Life After School – April 14, 2018 Autism Services, Inc. and the Autism Society Western New York Chapter are pleased to present “Transition- Life After School for Individuals with ASD” presented by Ms. Amanda Cleesattel, M.S. OTR/L, and “Rising Like the Phoenix” presented by Ms. Laura Nadine.  Ms. Cleesattel is a licensed occupational therapist with over e... »

Univera Offering Child Health Plus and Medicaid

Univera Healthcare now offers Child Health Plus and Medicaid in Erie County Univera Healthcare is pleased to announce its offering Child Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care and MyHealthPlusSM, our new Health and Recovery Plan (HARP) in Erie County. “We’re excited to offer these health plans to the underserved and uninsured residents of Erie County, stated Art Wingerter, president of Univera Healthc... »

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million

Health Plan Awards Hospitals $24.2 Million for Quality Improvements Thirty-eight upstate New York hospitals and health centers, including eight in Western New York, shared $24.2 million in quality improvement incentives paid by Univera Healthcare and its Rochester parent. Quality incentives reflect 2017 performance against specific quality measures. Since the program launched in 2005, the health i... »

Wendy Anzalone Named Liaison, Community Outreach for Catholic Health’s St. Francis Park

Catholic Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Wendy Anzalone to the position of Community Outreach Liaison for Catholic Health’s new independent living facility for seniors, St. Francis Park in Hamburg, NY. She will be responsible for business development and leasing the St. Francis Park studio suite apartments. Prior to joining Catholic Health, Anzalone worked as the Community Relatio... »

Atwal Eye Glaucoma Specialist Chief Ophthalmology at VA

Atwal Eye Glaucoma Specialist Named Chief of Ophthalmology at Veterans Affairs Medical Center WNY Michael Vilardo, M.D. was named Chief of Ophthalmology Services at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Western New York. Dr. Vilardo has been on staff at the V.A. Hospital as an Assistant Professor since 1998. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Glaucoma at the State University of New York at ... »

Save 40 Babies’ Lives in One Hour

The ultimate gift! By Annette Pinder Are you Rh-negative? If so, you are among a special group of people who can save up to 40 lives in one hour, simply by donating part of your blood – the plasma. This is because plasma contains a substance that can prevent hemolytic disease (HDN) which occurs when a Rh-negative mother’s immune system produces antibodies that attach to the red blood cells of her ... »

Internships Available at Univera Healthcare

About 60 summer internship positions available at Univera Healthcare and its Corporate Parent Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent have about 60 summer internship positions available for college students at its locations in across upstate New York. Summer internship positions include jobs in information technology, marketing, customer operations, finance, human resources, corporate co... »

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