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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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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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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Comprehensive services to support even the most challenging rehabilitation needs.   Loretto Health & Rehabilitation provides a warm and inviting environment with bright modern rooms where you will sleep restfully. A friendly, family atmosphere cultivated by the kind attention of our expert staff. Our broad range of supportive programs, activities and events that will help…

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A fresh approach to long term care and rehabilitation.   It’s a moment we can help you face with confidence: A loved one needs long term skilled nursing care or short term rehabilitation. At The Commons on St. Anthony, our team understands and is here for you. Here you’ll find warm, attentive staff, clean, bright,…

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While scientists from around the world work to find solutions to the current pandemic, what can we do to promote good health? One thing we can do is to maintain a strong immune system. One factor in maintaining a strong immune system is nutrition. A strong immune system may offer protection from seasonal illness and…

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As all of our routines have been so greatly interrupted by COVID-19 Pandemic it’s easy to lose sight of the importance of staying physically active. Many of us may be tempted to fill our time with sedentary activities such as watching TV. However, older adults are at a great risk for falls, health decline and…

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If you or an elderly loved one are suffering from a chronic illness or disease, there are options that can help improve your quality of life, manage your illness even if there is no cure, and provide caregiver support. If you’ve heard the term “Palliative care” you may be wondering what defines this type of…

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