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3 New retirees aim for big impact as volunteers By Nate Dougherty 4 Joint replacement involves many variables By Mary Stone 6 Senior living resources 6 Education 7 Financial services 7 Legal services and advocacy 8 Recreation 9 Converting nursing ...

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EDUCATION

Action for a Better Community’s Action Front Center 33 Chestnut St. Rochester, N.Y. 14604 262-4330 / Fax: 262-4572 Contact: Jerald Noble Sr. E-mail: [email protected] Web site: www.abcinfo.org AIDS Community Health Center 87 N. Clinton Ave., 4th Floor Rochester, N.Y. 14604 ...

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Joint replacement hinges on personal factors

Joint replacement is major surgery most seniors delay as long as they reasonably can. The problem they face: deciding what is reasonable. Seniors must ask themselves whether the pain of living with an eroded joint exceeds the pain of getting ...

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Eden Alternative grows Green House initiative

Nearly two decades ago, William Thomas M.D., then a University of Rochester resident, was working at a part-time job at a nursing home where one day he walked into a resident’s room. Thomas, who frequently repeats the story of the ...

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Families must weigh at-home care pros, cons

There comes a time for most families when a loved one is too disabled to care for herself. Families then are faced with the decision of arranging care. Some do it themselves, others pay for at-home services, and others decide ...

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Driven by a desire to help others

Around the age most people start thinking about retirement, Elliott Landsman plunged into real estate and construction, creating three successful Rochester companies. “We’re proud of our ability and what we’ve done with the team we’ve put together to merge our ...

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A youth spent with elderly led to his calling

Robert Hurlbut is a visionary who was instrumental in the nation’s shift from traditional nursing homes to senior living facilities. Hurlbut, who grew up in the nursing home business, built several companies and a dynasty of 37 long-term care facilities ...

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Beyond Rochester, he left a legacy of leaders

Raymond Hickok fashioned a small Rochester firm into the world’s largest maker of men’s belts. In 1945 Hickok became president and CEO of Hickok Manufacturing Corp., launched in 1909 by his father, S. Rae Hickok, as a small downtown jewelry ...

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Hammer: Reinvest to stay competitive, hire great staff

James Hammer has taken the company his great-grandfather started in 1912 and built it into a global printing powerhouse. Hammer has steered Hammer Packaging Corp. from a $4 million, 60-employee regional firm to an $89 million, 400-employee global organization. “We’ve ...

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4 GENERATION E:

The eighth class of inductees to Rochester Business Hall of Fame will be introduced Oct. 7 at a gala ceremony to benefit Junior Achievement of Rochester, New York Area Inc. True to the spirit of Rochester’s business leaders, past and ...

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At the helm and eyeing a future full of promise

In just a decade, Arunas Chesonis built Paetec Holding Corp. into a telecom force, with 4,000 employees, service in 41 states and some $1.6 billion in annual revenues. “It’s been exciting to see what Paetec’s people have accomplished. But, even ...

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Trailblazers left marks in a range of industries

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, right, who built Eastman Kodak Co., once Rochester’s largest employer; –Frank Gannett, founder of ...

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In a sea of mergers, he kept Genesee afloat

In building Genesee Brewing Co. into one of the nation’s largest brewers, John “Jack” Wehle made his mark on Rochester history. Wehle became CEO of Genesee Brewing in 1959. Less than a decade later, the company had become the 19th-largest ...

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JA hopes to nurture future Hall of Famers

When the Rochester Business Hall of Fame was founded seven years ago, it became one of only two permanent exhibits of its kind in the nation. The idea was to create an institution that honors the entrepreneurs and business leaders ...

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GRADING PRIVATE SCHOOLS

ONTARIO COUNTY PRIVATE SCHOOLS All are percentages Regents 4th-Grade 4th-Grade 8th-Grade 8th-Grade School Diploma English Math English Math Calvary Chapel Christian School 62 – 33 – – Canandaigua Montessori School – – – – – DeSales High School 0 – ...

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