Proper Handwashing:  Twenty Seconds to Better Health

by Steven Dina, M.D., Medical Director, Univera Healthcare The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the number one way to stop the spread of germs is through proper handwashing with soap and water, and that lathering for about 20 seconds has the most impact. Washing hands

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Making Masks at McGuire Group

McGuire Employees Donate Time, Talent to Support One Another By Making Masks and Mugs During the COVID 19 crisis, employees at The McGuire Group health care facilities have donated time and talents to support one another. At The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg,

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COVID-19 Crisis Shows Need for Advance Planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day is April 16 The COVID-19 pandemic is shedding new light on the often-abstract concept of advance care planning, where individuals document what matters most to them, and then select the right health care agent to make decisions on their behalf if they are

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Excelsior Orthopaedics Offers Online Classes

At Excelsior Orthopaedics the safety and well-being of our patients & staff is our highest priority. We continue to actively monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and comply with all social distancing requirements. See a list of all upcoming seminars! Topics covered include: Nonoperative Treatment for Hip &

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Free Civil Legal Services

FREE CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES  AVAILABLE THROUGH NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES’ ‘VIRTUAL’ JUSTICE BUS Evening and Weekend Call-In Hours Now Available (April 13, 2020) Serving Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties, Neighborhood Legal Services is a free civil legal services firm specializing in domestic violence prevention, divorce, eviction prevention,

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Want to Get Rid of Your Junk? Now’s the Perfect Time!

Want to get rid of your junk? Begin the process of spring cleaning by decluttering room by room By Annette Pinder Whenever I talk to anyone lately I hear the same thing, “My home is so cluttered and I’m overwhelmed. I need to get rid of all this

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Teens and Young Adults: Get Educated Online!

Teachers: Help Out in the Current Crisis! By Anne Showers, Chief Executive Officer, Accessible Academics Do you have a high school junior or senior, a college, or trade-school student at home struggling with goals or completing their online education?  If so, Accessible Academics provides online life skills,

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Accessible Academics: Disability Changes your Life!

About Our Cover Model by Annette Pinder Anne Showers was born and raised in Western New York, attended Williamsville East High School and UB, hoping to become a veterinarian. Then, a series of events derailed her plans. “During high school, I experienced all of the symptoms of

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