Change in Therapy and Rehabilitation Services at Heritage

Heritage Chief Clinical Officer, Jeremy Rutter, shared recently that all of their skilled nursing and rehabilitation communities in Chautauqua County, NY, including The Green (Greenhurst, NY), The Park (Jamestown, NY), and The Village (Gerry, NY), have welcomed their therapy teams into the Heritage family of employees. In

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Oh the Places We’ll Go!

By Shannon Traphagen The weather is getting warmer, businesses across the US are reopening, and many people who have stayed home for more than two months are anxious to resume some of their routines. And as summer is finally felt here in WNY, many are getting the

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Will We Get a Treatment Before We Get a Vaccine?

By Kenneth V. Snyder MD PhD-Vice President Quality of Kaleida Health, & Annette Pinder Publisher Buffalo Healthy Living Can the Wonder Drug Ivermectin Cure COVID-19? The Jerusalem Post, an Israeli newspaper, reports that Professor Eli Schwartz has launched a clinical trial of the drug Ivermectin, an antiparasitic agent

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Feeding the Hearts of Heroes at Heritage Ministries

Feeding the Hearts of Heroes: Lisa Haglund CEO Heritage Ministries Initiative Lisa Haglund, Heritage Ministries new President and CEO, shared details this week on her new initiative, “Feeding the Hearts of Heroes,” at Vinecroft Retirement Community, a Heritage senior living community in Clarence Center, NY. Haglund stated,

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Nearly 60% of American Children Lack Healthy Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Nearly 60% of American children do not have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), a key measure of physical fitness and overall health, according to “Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Youth – An Important Marker of Health,” a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association, published today in the Association’s flagship journal Circulation.

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Visitation resumes at Schoellkopf Health Center

Visits of up to 30 minutes with Schoellkopf residents are now allowed by appointment at Schoellkopf Health Center. Visitors must undergo a medical screening and will be required to wear a face covering, observe social distancing at least six feet and practice hand hygiene using an approved

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Dr. Maya Named as New Radiation Oncology Medical Director

Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Oneida Health continue to add to the cancer expertise available through their affiliation, announcing the hire of Maya Mathew, MD, as Medical Director of the Dorothy G. Griffin Radiation Oncology Center in Oneida, part of the Roswell Park Care Network. Dr.

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CELEBRITY SPEAKER SERIES TO BENEFIT THE 2020 RIDE FOR ROSWELL

 COVID-19 derailed plans for Team RPCS (Roswell Park Cessation Services) to host a second annual bowling tournament to raise funds toward the Ride for Roswell. In response, the team members exercised their creativity and turned to celebrity connections to help reach their fundraising goals. Starting Saturday, July 18, the Team RPCS “Celebrity

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Univera’s COVID-19 Response Includes Donations to Food Banks

Univera Healthcare and its Rochester-based parent health plan are providing $600,000 in financial support to food banks and food pantries across upstate New York as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family is at risk for

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