Employees of the Month: Sarah Scarborough and Tanya Renkas

Our GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center Employee of the Month is Sarah Scarborough.  Sarah has been with us since 2016 and currently works in our inpatient clinic and is a wonderful Physical Therapy Assistant.  She is very compassionate towards every patient and works very hard.  Sarah is always willing to give a helping hand to fellow […]

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Five Self-Care Tips for the Sandwich Generation & Caregivers

Do you remember your first job? I do. My first job was working at a local sub and pizza shop. It was great! I gained so much from that job that if I didn’t work there, I wouldn’t have had a Junior prom date, met my future husband, or learned how to make a killer […]

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Independent Living Buffalo

Independent Living Buffalo As you approach retirement age, you may start to recognize challenges in the upkeep of your home. Perhaps you need to have a neighbor or relative mow your lawn because the heat and terrain has become a trial on your body. While you can still appreciate your beautiful garden, the prospect of […]

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Judy’s Corner: A Letter From Our Guild President

Warm greetings to everyone, Summer is soon upon us. We are enjoying some nice weather now and our schedules are starting to fill up with graduations, reunions, weddings, and other fun activities. Go out, enjoy and take time to appreciate the beauty around us that God has blessed us with. The Guild will take a […]

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Strategies to Communicate With Those With Dementia

By: The Coalition of NYS Alzheimer’s Association Chapters It might feel challenging to communicate with people at varying stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Keeping the following communication strategies in mind at any stage can help ease the task. Respect and empathy are key Remember that the essence of the person continues. Respect the […]

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‘Stress Busters’ For the Sandwich Generation

If you’re a member of the so-called “Sandwich Generation,” you may well have plenty of stress to deal with — especially financial stress. And that’s why you may want to take some time to explore ways of “de-stressing” yourself. To understand the scope of the problem facing people in your situation, consider this: One out of every […]

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The GreenFields Annual Summer Concert Series

The GreenFields Continuing Care Community is hosting its annual Summer Concert Series, starting with Jack Civiletto on Wednesday, July 12 at 6:30 p.m. At The GreenFields, in addition to physical care, we know how important it is to be able to socialize and be surrounded by the activities that make you happy and fulfilled. Our […]

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Know the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

By: The Coalition of NYS Alzheimer’s Association Chapters Given that almost 400,000 people in New York State have Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important for to be aware of the disease’s warning signs. It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s. To help identify problems early, the Alzheimer’s […]

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When is it Necessary to Change Care Settings?

There are three major factors to consider when you’re wondering if it’s time to seek other living solutions. 1. Safety 2. Ability 3. Engagement Safety: Primary issue – Does the person’s ability to judge risk and ability match previous skills & are you comfortable with it? • How safe is the person where they are? […]

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Stuck in the Middle: The Sandwich Generation

A trio of speakers held a panel to discuss and share the personal challenges they have faced being primary caregivers for their families. Together, Rachelle Smith, professor of English, Carol Russell, professor of Early Childhood Development, and Fletcher Russell, husband of Carol Russell, touched on issues of gender, parenting and the struggle of being a […]

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