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Recognizing Our Volunteers at the Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center

Recognizing Our Volunteers at the Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center

The Brothers of Mercy Nursing and Rehab Center is genuinely blessed to have more than 35 active volunteers return after our Covid shutdown. Our volunteers are individuals who want to help others, are retired, concerned citizens, professionals, friends/family members, former rehab patients, college students required to learn and gain experience, and high school students completing community service. The dedication and compassion of our volunteers is truly impressive. Our volunteers provide an...

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Outpatient Therapy Clinic Always Ready to Get You Back on Track

Outpatient Therapy Clinic Always Ready to Get You Back on Track

The community has always recognized The Brothers of Mercy as a premier destination for short-term and long-term rehabilitation, which led to the campus adding an Outpatient Therapy Clinic. After nearly a decade of fundraising, philanthropist and restaurateur, Russell J. Salvatore, closed the gap to fund the creation of a new clinic, which was named in his honor. The Russell J. Salvatore Outpatient Therapy Clinic officially opened to clients on January 15, 2018 as one of the only clinics to...

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The Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation

The Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation

Foundation (noun): A body or ground upon which something is built. The Campus Foundation at The Brothers of Mercy is the foundation that supports the 100-year mission of providing compassionate health care to Western New Yorkers. What began in 1924 when The Brothers would ride their bicycles to visit the sick and dying has today grown into a 5-star, nationally-ranked Wellness Campus in Clarence. The Foundation helps raise charitable gifts so that this mission will continue into the next...

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The History of The Brothers of Mercy in Western New York

The History of The Brothers of Mercy in Western New York

The Brothers of Mercy’s origins stem from one humble mission: to honor Christ through service to others. The Brothers have provided the world’s sick and disadvantaged people with compassionate health care since the 1860s, and they built a legacy that has touched countless lives and spanned the generations. Formally established in 1856 in Hadamar, Germany by Brother Ignatius (Peter) Loetschert and for other brothers. This group of religiously dedicated men established a small community with a...

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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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