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Making living spaces comfortable and safe

Though you might not know what universal design is, you see it almost everywhere you go. It’s the metal bars on a bathroom wall. The low sink with leg room underneath. The elevator in a two-story building. The ramp leading ...

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Senior Living Directory

EDUCATION Action for a Better Community Inc. 550 E. Main St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 325-5116 / Fax: 325-9108 Website: www.abcinfo.org Al Sigl Community of Agencies 1000 Elmwood Ave., Suite 300 Rochester, N.Y. 14620 442-4102, ext. 8943 / Fax: 442-7573 Email: ...

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Step out of your comfort zone in retirement

What’s next, when the career winds down and the schedule opens up? Retirement, for some, is a welcome break from the daily commitments of a job, a chance to relax. For others, it’s a smack on the head to step ...

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Stay fit, plan ahead, say experts on aging

Everybody ages. How you prepare for your senior years—physically, financially and emotionally—is central to aging successfully, experts say. “People have phobias with regards to looking older,” says Heather Nichting, physical therapist and owner of Regain Physical Therapy.  People are often ...

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Long-Term Care Services Directory

ADULT DAY CARE PROVIDERS Adult Day Health Care 2021 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 Contact: Amanda Bement 784-6570 Email: abetment@jewishseniorlife.org Website: www.jsladultdayhealthcare.org The Brighter Day Medical Adult Day Program (an affiliate of Thompson Health) 30 Fort Hill Ave. Canandaigua, ...

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Older divorcing couples face unique issues

Al and Tipper Gore made headlines in 2010 when, after 40 years of marriage and four grown children, they went their separate ways. The Gores remain separated, but many of their peers follow through with divorce. For a variety of ...

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Best Lawyers Lawyer of the Year

Banking and Finance Law Beth Ela Wilkens Harris Beach Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lucien A. Morin II McConville Considine Cooman & Morin Bet-the-Company Litigation David M. Schraver Nixon Peabody Closely Held Companies and Family ...

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Firms find working with JA highly rewarding

Three companies share what it’s like to work with Junior Achievement students and why they take the time and effort to volunteer: ACC Business J.D. Baker, president and CEO, ACC Business, and chairman, JA Rochester’s board of directors Every year, ...

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At Spectrum, he found new ways to stand out

When Roger Friedlander and his friend, the late Henry Epstein, worked at the Rochester Stationery Co. nearly six decades ago, they spent hours talking about how the business could be improved, made more efficient and turn a profit. In 1960, ...

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Pursuing creativity, they built Rochester

2001  John Jacob Bausch and Henry Lomb, who co-founded global eye-care leader Bausch & Lomb Inc.;  Chester Carlson, whose revolutionary invention launched Xerox Corp.;  George Eastman, who built Eastman Kodak Co., one of the most recognizable brands in the world; ...

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Junior Achievement goes to work in schools

A new school year is now underway, and Junior Achievement is hard at work placing its volunteers and curriculum in local schools throughout our communities. The goal? Help transform the preparedness of our youth and inspire them to achieve their ...

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Double-digit growth, but still that family feel

Salvatore LaBella and Sergio Esteban were born and raised thousands of miles apart, but their teamwork created a business that will long outlast them—and that’s just the way the longtime partners at LaBella Associates P.C. want it. LaBella grew up ...

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From war orphan to altruistic entrepreneur

A shrewd businessman and investor. A fair and honest boss. A lackluster golfer with a weakness for doughnuts. That is how relatives and associates remember William Konar, a Polish-born Holocaust survivor who established one of the first U.S. chains of ...

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