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Brothers of Mercy partners with Highgate Medical, UB to expand onsite services

Brothers of Mercy partners with Highgate Medical, UB to expand onsite services

The Brothers of Mercy campus is adding primary care and aging research services. Brothers of Mercy is adding primary care and research to its senior living campus in Clarence with both Highgate Medical Group P.C. and the University at Buffalo taking space in a former assisted living facility onsite. The two organizations be on the first floor north wing of a 60,000-square-foot building left vacant when Sacred Heart Home moved into a larger $21 million facility in 2021 on the 126-acre campus....

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Nursing Homes are in Financial Crisis and are in Need of Help

Nursing Homes are in Financial Crisis and are in Need of Help

  There are approximately 614 nursing homes in New York State. I say approximately because nursing homes have been closing at an increasing rate, particularly those that are community-based nonprofits. If not closing, these facilities are forced to take vital beds offline or sell to private owners. The end of 2022 marks 15 years since the state raised the daily Medicaid rate paid to nursing homes to account for inflation. Except for a meager 1% increase this year, it has been 15 years...

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Emergency Housing Guide

Original Content: https://www.seniorhousingnet.com/advice-and-planning/senior-care-resources/emergency-housing-guide Despite having access to Medicare, Social Security and other safety nets, it’s become more difficult for older adults to afford housing due to inflation, tax increases and other financial issues. Some seniors also develop dementia and other neurological disorders that make it difficult to manage their finances and make safe housing arrangements, increasing the risk of...

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Mary Beth Bergum – Prayer Vigil To Be Held At BOM

Mary Beth Bergum – Prayer Vigil To Be Held At BOM

"Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints" - Psalm 116:15 In Loving Memory - Mary Beth Bergum March 18, 1985 - October 6, 2022 A remembrance/Prayer Vigil will be held on October 25, 2022, at 11 am at the Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus. Please gather at the main entrance to the nursing home, located at 10570 Bergtold Road, Clarence.

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Free Medical Alert Systems for Veterans

Free Medical Alert Systems for Veterans

Original Post can be viewed here: https://www.payingforseniorcare.com/best-medical-alert-systems/free-medical-alert-systems-for-veterans Medical alert systems are some of the most important pieces of equipment people can own if they have a health condition that threatens their independence. A typical system comes as a wearable bracelet or pendant that communicates over decent ranges with a base unit in the house. In the event of a medical emergency, the wearer can press a button on the pendant...

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Employee Tuition Assistance Program at the Brothers of Mercy is an Investment into the Future

Employee Tuition Assistance Program at the Brothers of Mercy is an Investment into the Future

Clarence, NY – As an investment for the future, so far in 2022 The Brothers of Mercy Campus has awarded tuition assistance of over $21,000 to 6 employees to help them further their education. This program includes paying full tuition at Trocaire college as well as tuition assistance annually up to $5000 per employee for programs at other local colleges. Since the beginning of the program in 2017, tuition assistance has been awarded to team members totaling more than $178,000.  The program is...

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Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments Renamed Trier Woods

Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments Renamed Trier Woods

Clarence, NY- The Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments has a new name -Trier Woods Apartments. The Brothers of Mercy Campus has undergone huge growth and expansion over the past several years, with the addition of the Montabaur Heights all-inclusive independent living apartments and the new Sacred Heart Home which has 96 rooms for Memory Care and Assisted Living. The new name for the low-to-moderate income independent living senior apartments derives from a city in Germany – Trier - from where...

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Brothers Of Mercy Receives Deficiency Free Survey

Brothers Of Mercy Receives Deficiency Free Survey

Clarence, NY- The Brothers of Mercy Wellness Campus has achieved a deficiency-free survey from the New York State Department of Health. Every year, the Department of Health (DOH) conducts a survey of all nursing homes. Since Covid-19 hit New York State in 2020, the DOH has been unable to conduct their full surveys. The Survey Team of 8 reviewed 3 years’ worth of medical records, observed the care and treatment of the residents/patients and interviewed team members over the course of 5 days. A...

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Melissa Feider new Chief Human Resource Officer at Brothers of Mercy

Melissa Feider new Chief Human Resource Officer at Brothers of Mercy

CLARENCE, N.Y. – Melissa Feider has joined the Brothers of Mercy as Chief Human Resource Officer overseeing a workforce of 600 people. Melissa served as CHRO at the Weinberg Campus most recently after having spent over 18 years at Kaleida Health where she was Human Resource Manager of Long Term Care. During her tenure at both Weinberg and Kaleida, Melissa partnered with leadership to proactively coordinate strategic human resources activities to provide the company with the best people talent...

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Remembering Brother Nolasco Grace

Remembering Brother Nolasco Grace

One of the Brothers of Mercy Clarence congregation’s longest serving members, Brother Nolasco Grace, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021 on the Brothers of Mercy Campus, at the age of 94. Brother Nolasco served in the Brothers of Mercy Mary Help of Christians for 60 dedicated years. Brother Nolasco was born in the late 1920s in Roberta, GA and raised by his family in Atlanta. An avid athlete, he held many fond memories of playing baseball and enjoying swimming in his youth. After being...

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David Rogers appointed to the Brothers of Mercy Board of Directors

David Rogers appointed to the Brothers of Mercy Board of Directors

CLARENCE, N.Y. - David Rogers was recently appointed to the Brothers of Mercy Board of Directors. Rogers is a co-founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Life Storage, Inc. (formerly Sovran Self Storage), one of the country’s largest providers of self-storage services. David served as CFO at Life Storage from 1984 to 2012 and was its Chief Executive Officer from 2012 to 2019. He also serves on the Boards of the Catholic Health System of WNY, the Old Fort Niagara Association, the Life...

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