Loretto’s “Shot of Hope” campaign to vaccinate residents and staff has been a big success, with over 85% of residents almost half of all Loretto staff members across our facilities receiving the Pfizer vaccine during our first round of clinics held just weeks after the vaccine was approved. The safety our of residents, employees and…

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Have you ever heard the phrase, new year, new you? It seems to pop up every year in January. We want to share a few ways for you to help achieve that goal of new year, new you and pave the path to a bright future! In this new year, seniors have been some of…

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While many people have learned how to use new technologies for staying in contact with family, friends and colleagues throughout the pandemic, there are still challenges for some older adults. Loretto’s employees have been helping residents to use iPads and other technology for video calls with their loved ones this year. If you are planning…

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At Loretto, nothing is more important than keeping everyone, our residents, our employees and our visitors, safe and protected. During the time of COVID-19, technologies like Accushield kiosks have helped us to successfully achieve that goal. And this new technology is not just something we are using in the short term. This will become a…

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During a time when things are continuously changing and it’s difficult to feel like you know what is secure, one industry continues to thrive: healthcare. If you are looking for a new career there is no better time than now! Job Security A career in healthcare provides job security. Organizations in many industries are re-evaluating…

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The COVID-19 pandemic made in-person doctor’s visits especially complicated for older adults. PACE-CNY in Syracuse saw the need  for its program participants to have access to safe yet convenient medical check-ups, and introduced Mobile Med. This all-in-one interdisciplinary medical team of doctors, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, as well as recreation therapists, goes to a…

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As we are all creatures of habit, moving into a new living environment can be a huge stressor on our loved ones. Here are a few tips to help ease into this transition and even find the excitement it will bring: Visit the Community Before Moving in: Just like choosing a college, showing your loved…

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The COVID -19 pandemic has us all feeling unsettled. If you have a loved one living in a memory care facility or a loved one in an assisted living facility who has memory issues, you might be particularly concerned with their well-being during this difficult time. Since assisted living facilities are currently restricting visitors, you…

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