Choosing Healthy Meals As You Get Older

Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do—no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides nutrients you need as you age. Use these tips to choose foods for better health at each stage of life. Source: National Institute on Aging; https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/choosing-healthy-meals-you-get-older 1. Drink plenty of liquids […]

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Employees of the Month: Kathryn Kibler, Amy Ciccarelli, Lynn Backlas, and Susan Gibson

Congratulations to Kathryn Kibler! Katie is one of our Social Workers here at GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center. She is always very pleasant, has a good, can-do attitude, and never complains. She is always willing to take on any task that‘s assigned to her. She always comes in with a smile and is a pleasure […]

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The GreenFields Residents Present Over $10,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association

It was truly an honor to watch residents at The GreenFields Continuing Care Community present a check of over $10,000 to the WNY Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Too many of our residents are debilitated by dementia; at times, they may be almost unrecognizable to their loved ones and they have been unfairly robbed of […]

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Special Tax Advantages Now Through Year End

The charitable IRA rollover provision of the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 was made permanent by Congress in 2015. This provision allows donors aged 70½ or older to transfer any amount, up to $100,000, from an IRA directly to the Niagara Lutheran Health Foundation. The distribution is tax-free and counts toward your required minimum distribution. […]

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Alzheimer’s: Bill Gates Vows to Help Cure Disease with $50M Dementia Discovery Investment

By Damien Sharkov Source: http://www.newsweek.com/alzheimers-bill-gates-vows-help-cure-dementia-50m-investment-709153 Billionaire and co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates, has pledged around $100 million in the fight against brain-wasting diseases, earmarking half of that for start-ups researching treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. “It’s a huge problem, a growing problem, and the scale of the tragedy—even for the people who stay alive—is very high,” he […]

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Judy’s Corner: A Letter From Our Guild President

Fall Greetings to all, Wow! The October meeting turned out awesome! Everyone helped so much and we have already accomplished so much in two months. The food was exceptional that day thanks to the staff at GHRC. An Octoberfest luncheon with sausage, sauerkraut, and German potato salad. Delish! Of course we can’t forget to thank […]

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Reducing Joint Pain in Fall and Winter

Robert Newlin Jamison, PhD, is a professor in the departments of anesthesiology and psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He reviewed a study published in the journal Pain, and discovered that two thirds of the people interviewed about their chronic pain said that they were “sure that weather seems to affect their pain.” Most people even reported that they could […]

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Signs Your Elderly Parent May Be Unsafe Living Alone at Home

It can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between age-related decline and something more serious. However, according to Alan Gruber, M.D., a psychiatrist with a private practice in Massachusetts, there are several ways a loved one can tell if an elderly parent or relative may be unsafe living alone. Source: http://www.assistedliving.com/signs-elderly-parent-unsafe-alone/ Here are some things to look […]

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Judy’s Corner: A Letter From Our Guild President

Fall Greetings everyone, Our summer is officially over, but warm weather is still around us. What a lovely, warm September for us, but sad for our southern neighbors. Our prayers go out to all of the areas affected by the incredible hurricanes that devastated so many people and their homes. At our September meeting we […]

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Employees of the Month: Tangier McNab and Dmytro Shutka

Congratulations to our Employees of the Month, Tangier McNab and Dmytro Shutka! Tangier is a newer employee who has grown each day she has been with us. She displays responsibility, respect, compassion and integrity; all that we stand for. Tangier comes to work daily with a smile on her face, energy in her step and […]

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