Publisher’s Letter September 2021

Things are changing rapidly. With the Pfizer vaccine now fully approved by the FDA for individuals 16 and older, people wonder might wonder if their 12-year-olds can get the vaccine. They can! With so many questions about vaccines, boosters, mandates, and school protocols, we’ve tried to provide

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Publisher’s Letter August 2021

This summer promised to bring renewed hope and freedom from the fear we experienced last summer. Getting the mRNA vaccines made me feel liberated. Finally, I could dine at my favorite restaurants, and see my friends and family. No longer did I feel that the insidious virus

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Affordable Housing is Always in Demand

by Annette Pinder People Inc. is accepting applications for affordable available apartments and wait lists. All apartments include a kitchen with refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, utilities for water and garbage removal, on-site laundry facilities, safety features, air-conditioning, and on-site management. Some apartments are designed for individuals with mobility

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Publisher’s Letter July 2021

While thinking about how my daily life choices impact my overall health and joyfulness, I came across the website lifehacks.org and found some great suggestions I thought I’d pass along. Decide what’s important to you. Whether it’s caring for your children, working on your career, volunteering, or

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Garden Story Time

Building and Strengthening Communities Neighborhood by Neighborhood By Annette Pinder Linda Gale Gellman is a local artist, creator, leader of the Ashland Avenue Block Club in the Elmwood Village, and a Buffalo Block Club board member. Linda explains that a series of frightening neighborhood incidents prompted residents

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Publisher’s Letter July 2020

It is an understatement to say that life stopped being normal in mid-March. The effects of the pandemic have been overwhelming to parents homeschooling their children, the unemployed or furloughed, teens isolated from their peers, our vulnerable elderly, essential workers, and medical providers. In the midst of

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Achieving Communication Excellence

Buffalo Hearing & Speech Center’s Accent Modification Program is Making a Difference in Achieving Communication Excellence by Annette Pinder I grew up in Brooklyn, and did not find anything unusual about the way I spoke until I moved to Western New York. I couldn’t figure out what about

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Autumn Means Bidding Adieu to Summer

Autumn is officially here, and bidding adieu to summer is definitely bittersweet. Don’t get me wrong. I love this season. I just worry about what comes afterwards. Just as last year’s memories of one of our harshest winters ever finally begins to fade, most of us can’t

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New DENT Dizziness and Balance Center Brings Hope, World Class Diagnostics and Treatment

by Annette Pinder Have you ever felt dizzy or lightheaded? Lost your balance? Experienced vertigo (a feeling of spinning)?  One in 3 people will have dizziness or balance dysfunction during their life time. They are the number 1 complaint of patients over age 70 and number 3

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New Breakthrough Treatment for Depression

by Annette Pinder   Depression is a devastating brain illness that affects millions of Americans, their families, and even their employers. People with depression may exhibit such symptoms as problems with sleep, appetite, level of energy, and concentration. They may show a lack of motivation, unusual feelings

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