Planning Ahead

In this interview, we get to hear from David McMullen, Executive Director of Development and Marketing at The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, on why planning ahead is so important. Q: Tell us about a Buffalo News interview in which you were recently featured. In the article, you spoke about how essential it is to have […]

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Employees of the Month: Oksana Melenchuk & John Bochynski

Congratulations to Oksana Melenchuk and John Bochynski, our Employees of the month!   Oksana is one of our RN/Team Leaders here at GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center. She will do anything for anyone at any given time, and always helps out with a smile. She goes the extra mile and will do things without being […]

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The History of The GreenFields Continuing Care Community

In this interview, David McMullen, Executive Director of Development and Marketing at The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, talks about the history of The GreenFields. Q: Can you offer an overview of the history of The GreenFields? Why was it founded and how long has it been in existence?   A: The GreenFields was a long […]

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When to Look Into Different Living Arrangements

At The GreenFields we encourage families to talk to loved ones together about potential future living arrangements before a crisis forces such a discussion. Those regular conversations can include visits to some of the continuing care communities in Western New York, like The GreenFields Continuing Care Community in Lancaster. If you’re not familiar with what […]

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Judy’s Corner: A Letter From our Guild President

Happy think Spring to you, Believe it or not, it’s almost here, along with St. Patrick’s Day! Yes, our winter is almost over, Christmas season has passed, and the Lenten season is soon upon us. Time for us to reflect as we prepare for our risen Lord. Your Guild board members enjoyed a winter break […]

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The GreenFields Experience: “Reflections” Program Volunteers

Listening is an act of love. Modeled after Story Corp®, a program whose mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world, The GreenFields Reflections program offers residents the opportunity to share memories and life experiences through the art of storytelling. […]

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The GreenFields Experience: “Music & Memory” Program Volunteer

Music & Memory is a program in which residents who suffer from cognitive and physical impairments find renewed meaning in their lives through the gift of personalized music. Having dementia or physical limitations can be isolating, but music creates a positive therapeutic outlet and has the ability to tap into lost memories and awaken residents, […]

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Why You Should Choose The GreenFields Continuing Care Community

  When people ask me why they should choose The GreenFields Continuing Care Community, it all comes down to our core values: dignity and respect. Dignity and respect are things that we all deserve — especially our residents, who may be dealing with some very difficult life issues. At The GreenFields, we have a great […]

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Employee of the Month: Susan Westgate

Our employee of the Month, Susan Westgate, is an LPN/Team Leader at GreenField Health & Rehabilitation Center. She is the type of person who will lead by example. Susan steps up and helps out whenever she is asked. She will even check to see where she is needed and will gladly float to another unit. […]

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Is it time to accept a higher level of care?

Realization that Mom, Dad, or Uncle Joe is beginning to have trouble living on their own can be a very difficult situation for all involved- the elder who is facing the loss of their independence, and the adult children who are facing the pain and guilt of realizing that Mom or Dad need more than […]

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