Adviser Fall 2018 Vol 1 - Page 50

Jefferson’s Ferry Residents Raise Funds to Support Low Cost and Free Breast Cancer Screenings In JEFFERSON’S FERRY recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a cadre of Jefferson’s Ferry residents and staff held a bake sale to benefit the Fortunato Breast Health Center at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital, which offers no cost or discounted screenings to uninsured or underinsured patients. 11/6/2018 HEBREW HOME AT RIVERDALE Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Makes Hebrew Home Stop Democratic Minority Leader and Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stopped by the Hebrew Home at Riverdale to visit with more than 100 residents and a couple dozen students at the Palisade Avenue campus. 6/8/2018 BEECHWOOD Beechwood Continuing Care Honored for its Commitment to Those With Disabilities Beechwood Continuing Care has received the Employer of the Year Award for 2018 from the Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State. The award recognizes a business “that has made a commitment to provide employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities and has made the accommodations necessary for access to jobs.” 11/7/2018 ELIZABETH SETON PEDIATRIC CENTER 49 CONTINUING CARE Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center Celebrates 30 Years of Caring for Children with Medical Complexities The Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center, which in recent years has grown to become the largest children’s post-acute care facility in the United States, celebrated its 30 th anniversary on Sunday, September 23, 2018. More than 500 children, family members, staff and special guests joined. 9/25/18 Adviser a publication of LeadingAge New York | Fall 2018 (See Noteworthy on page 50)