Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care

Extra Support for Families of Loved Ones in Nursing Care By Ruth Mathewson Hays, BSW, Community Development Advocate   Hearing of restricted visitation policies at senior care facilities has unfortunately become all too familiar these days. While the spread of COVID-19 necessitates these safety precautions, families of

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Elderwood Establishes COVID-Only Care Center

Elderwood at Amherst again responds to surge in COVID-19 pandemic With COVID-19 cases surging in Western New York, Elderwood has responded by establishing a COVID-only care center to provide an effective way to isolate and care for residents recovering from COVID-19 and mitigate the spread of the

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Elderwood Prepares for Vaccine Distribution

BUFFALO, NY – New York State has received its initial delivery of 170,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer, Inc. and has begun vaccinating the first group of designated New Yorkers. Elderwood, with 28 senior care communities in New York State, has begun preparations to

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Mercy Hospital Joins Nationwide Movement To Improve Healthcare for Older Adults

Mercy Hospital Joins Nationwide Movement To Improve Healthcare for Older Adults   BUFFALO, NY— Mercy Hospital announced today that it has become the first acute care hospital in the Buffalo region to join a nationwide movement, called the Age-Friendly Health Systems (AFHS) initiative, to improve healthcare for

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Elderwood Right Moves® Earns Award

Elderwood’s Right Moves® Program Earns Network in Aging ‘Program of Excellence’ Award Exercise program benefits Elderwood assisted living residents BUFFALO – Elderwood’s Right Moves® wellness program has received the 2020 Program of Excellence Award from Network in Aging of Western New York. Elderwood Wellness Coordinator Steven Johnson, who manages

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Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe and Active during COVID

Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe and Active during COVID   (BPT) – Seniors are among the most vulnerable demographic groups when it comes to contracting COVID-19. However, SilverSneakers®, the nation’s leading community fitness program designed for older adults, finds that many are not getting the exercise

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Buffalo 60 Somethings: Age is Just a Number

Buffalo 60 Somethings: Age is Just a Number baby boomers to appear in 2021 buffalo calendar    Twelve Buffalo residents in their sixties have been chosen as “pin-ups” to appear in front of Buffalo landmarks on an exclusive 2021 calendar highlighting local activities, Medicare events, and health

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Aging in Place: Growing Older at Home

get the benefit of expert advice when planning for your future! by Carlton and Shonda Brock Imagine you are 65 years or older. You and your spouse have been thinking about downsizing — purchasing a ranch home to avoid stairs, moving into a senior apartment, or transitioning

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