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Better times ahead for the area’s small businesses

Bruce Zicari II is upbeat about the prospects for small businesses here as the economy recovers from the most severe recession in a half-century. Zicari, president of the Small Business Council of Rochester and the partner in charge of Bonadio ...

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Long-Term Care Resources

Adult Day Care Providers Adult Day Health Care Services at the Jewish Home of Rochester (An affiliate of Jewish Senior Life) 2021 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14618 442-1420, ext. 710 E-mail: info@jewishhomeroch.org Website: www.jewishhomeroch.org  Brighter Day Medical Adult Day ...

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Senior Living Resources

Education Accessible Home Renovations/CP Rochester 3399 S. Winton Road Rochester, N.Y. 14623 Contact: Rick Bready 334-6000, ext. 1225 E-mail: rbready@cprochester.org Website: www.cprochester.org Action for a Better Community’s Action Front Center 33 Chestnut St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 Contact: Jerald Noble Sr. ...

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Sales of long-term care insurance see rebound

As in the rest of the nation, sales of long-term care insurance here are on the rise, and some local representatives believe it will continue. Data recently released by LIMRA International Inc., a Connecticut-based association of financial services companies, show ...

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In the search for long-term care, don’t delay

The most important thing to avoid when shopping for long-term care is a reluctance to do it in the first place. "From my perspective, it’s never too early to start looking at long-term care options," says Marie Frey, director of ...

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Older athletes find competition, camaraderie

Donna Torpey has always maintained an active lifestyle, but it was not until 2002 that the 72-year-old Irondequoit resident entered the Susan G. Komen for the Cure triathlon in Florida. The nearly 15-mile competition-a half-mile swim, 11 miles of bicycling ...

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When it’s time to downsize, specialists can help

  The baby boomer generation is accustomed to specialized services in everything from health care and finance to home contractors. As aging or retired boomers move into smaller homes or help move their elderly parents, not surprisingly they are turning ...

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Employers weather the rough economic climate

  The area’s largest businesses and organizations held their ground against myriad economic forces in the last year, with little change in employment numbers. As a whole, the RBJ 75 public, private and non-profit employers lost 349 jobs, or 0.3 ...

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How Rochester’s top enterprises measure up

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Welcome to the second RBJ 75. Last year marked a significant new direction for this annual special section. After publishing the 20th edition of Rochester's Top 50 in 2008, we decided to reinvent the supplement by broadening it to include not just the leading private and publicly held companies but also the area's top 25 non-profit organizations.

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RBJ 75: Private Companies CEOs

James Brush President and CEO, Sentry Group Brush has served in a number of executive positions with SentrySafe since joining the company in 1986, rising to the positions of president and CEO. He chaired the 2009 United Way campaign and ...

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RBJ 75: Non-Profits CEOs

  Non Profit Organizations Jose Acevedo M.D. President and CEO, Finger Lakes Health Acevedo became the first physician to head Finger Lakes Health when he was named president and CEO in April. He joined the health system in 2004 as ...

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RBJ 75: What’s behind the numbers

To identify the companies that rank among the RBJ 75 and to measure their performance in the most recent fiscal year, the Rochester Business Journal conducts a thorough analysis of available data. The methodology used is designed to make fair, meaningful comparisons among businesses operating in a wide range of industries.

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Chances to grab assets on the cheap prove elusive

In a weak economy, stronger companies often see opportunities to grab assets at cheaper-than-normal prices. Yet while there are more sellers than buyers in the market right now, a persistent gap between buyer and seller expectations and a paucity of ...

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For Perez, this is Kodak’s moment

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When Antonio Perez arrived at Eastman Kodak Co. in April 2003 as president and chief operating officer, he found an iconic company struggling to develop a new business model for the digital era. The former Hewlett-Packard Co. executive assumed oversight of day-to-day operations of most Kodak businesses and units, and also began to map a strategy to transform the photo giant.

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Public companies’ shares find nowhere to hide

  The Rochester area’s top 25 publicly traded companies have lost roughly a quarter of their collective value since the market collapse began some 21 months ago-less than the 28 percent drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but no ...

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