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A steady hand at the helm for Goodwill (access required)

Throughout the ups and downs of the last year, Goodwill of the Finger Lakes could count on one thing: Jennifer Lake would be there to steer the agency through the storm. “To have a central place for the community to ...

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Senior living facilities prepare for post-COVID world (access required)

Local senior living communities are taking steps to transition to a post-pandemic future and, going forward, are including some practices that were adopted because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Paul Bartlett, vice president of senior housing at St. John’s Home, says ...

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Biden administration eases immigration entry rule (access required)

A controversial interpretation of the country’s “public charge rule” has ended with the Biden administration, bringing a collective sigh of relief to both immigrants and their attorneys. “Technically speaking, the public charge rule has not ended. It’s a cornerstone of ...

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Center for Youth’s new safe space for kids to open this month (access required)

A year ago, Elaine Spaull would never have guessed that she would have crews renovating a building to be used as a safe space for kids just a couple of hundred yards from Center for Youth’s Monroe Avenue administrative site. ...

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Collaboration a byword of nonprofits during pandemic (access required)

Every business and nonprofit organization has been affected by the pandemic that took the world by storm nearly a year ago, and each of them has had to make sacrifices or change the way they do business and interact with ...

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Despite pandemic, wellness remains a mainstay in senior living communities (access required)

Wellness has been playing an increasingly important role at senior living facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted its popularity and importance, field experts say. “Wellness has evolved into such an important part of our community,” says Lloyd Theiss, executive ...

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Virtual communication, telemedicine critical for wellbeing of elderly amid pandemic (access required)

As Episcopal SeniorLife Communities shifted its health and wellness initiative to fully online because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Courtney McGinness, vice president of marketing and community engagement for ESLC, says that this shift has broken down barriers between the ESLC’s ...

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ROC 2034 plan aims to lift up all members of the community (access required)

In 2019, the city of Rochester, working with numerous internal and external stakeholders, put together a comprehensive plan, a nearly 500-page document that addresses six initiative areas that was designed to enable the region to realize its full potential. Rochester ...

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Affordable senior community coming to Penfield (access required)

A collaborative effort between Home Leasing and Episcopal SeniorLife Communities is meeting an underserved — and growing — need in the region. The Gardens at Penfield Square and its neighbor, Ashley Woods, will provide 184 targeted housing units for seniors as part ...

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Rapid turnaround COVID-19 tests offer promise to assisted living communities (access required)

During the first wave of COVID-19 in the spring of this year, assisted living communities across New York state reacted swiftly and comprehensively to minimize the spread of the virus within. Adult Care Facilities were mandated to test all staff ...

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ROC the Future releases State of Our Children Report Card (access required)

Students in the Rochester City School District continue to trail their counterparts statewide in third-grade English language arts proficiency, high school graduation rates and kindergarten readiness, an annual report from ROC the Future shows. ROC the Future, a nonprofit alliance ...

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Interest in aging in place, as long as possible, remains high (access required)

Aging in place remains a popular option for older adults, despite the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has presented for seniors who wish to remain in their homes and communities. Senior-focused agencies in the Rochester area have reported challenges providing services ...

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St. John’s opens new rehab center, boasting region’s largest physical therapy gym (access required)

St. John’s has opened its newly renovated rehabilitation/transitional care center, which features the latest advances in rehabilitative medicine to support transitional care needs from orthopedic surgery to cardiac and stroke rehabilitation. The renovation project, which totaled some $500,000, includes a ...

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