The dogs and their owners travel from room to room, interacting and chatting with residents, or sometimes spending a quiet moment together as residents peacefully pet the dogs. The sensitive natures of these remarkable canines make them highly attuned to the residents’ various emotional needs. They can sense whether a tender nuzzle, playful trick or simply resting their heads upon a lap is needed. These visits have been highly beneficial for not only residents, but staff members as well. A quick visit with these guys provides a nice little boost of delight, and in some cases, can even acts as a stress reliever.
By Renée Villa, Brothers of Mercy Campus Director of Spiritual Care “When I was hungry you fed me” (Matthew 25:35). Hunger is not always food related. We hunger for comfort, support and the presence of God. What comes to mind when you hear the words “Spiritual...
Every month, residents at The Brothers of Mercy Senior Apartments nominate fellow members of the independent living community to be featured as the 'Resident of The Month'. Honorees get to sit down with Senior Apartments Executive Director Mary Baty for a fun-filled...
An interview with Brothers of Mercy’s “Five Sisters”…Gay, Evie, Sharon, Eloise and Loretta Bowen. These lovely ladies all reside at The Independent Senior Apartments on The Brothers of Mercy Campus in Clarence, NY. The apartments’ Executive Director, Mary Baty, talks to them about life at Brothers, family memories and more!
We're Getting Social! Did you know that we have Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn accounts? Be sure to follow us to get updates on the BOM campus, job openings, events, The Brothers, and more! And our official Brothers of Mercy Blog is where we post...
Brothers of Mercy Resident Chuck Wind, 88, donates over 90 rosaries to BOM Clarence Campus of Care.
HOW TO BUILD A SOCIAL LIFE AS A SENOR CITIZEN As a senior citizen several life changes may contribute to a down sweep in your social life such as you may have lost friends and family, retirement can lend to social isolation and some physical impairment...
The following ten tips are all based on the latest research into aging, and are accessible and affordable for everyone according to Marc Agronin, M.D., a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Medical School, is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist....
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