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NEW YORK STATE VETERANS NOTEWORTHY MEMBER NEWS For more member news click here to go directly to the LeadingAge New York site. NOTEWORTHY PARKER JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION HOME AT BATAVIA Baby Dolls Bring Joy to Residents at Parker Jewish Institute’s Memory Care Unit Parker Jewish D-Day 75 th : Thirty-two World War II Veterans Honored During Ceremony in Batavia Thirty- Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is proud to announce that Cassandra Ottaviano of Bellmore, Long Island, launched a fundraiser and distributed “therapy dolls” at Parker, bringing joy to her mom and other Memory Care Unit residents. 3/19/19 two World War II veterans were honored on June 6 th during the 75 th D-Day Commemorative Ceremony at the New York State Veterans Home at Batavia. 6/7/19 THE FRIENDLY HOME Wartburg Board Member Provides Funds for Rehab Car for Real Life Training Residents at Friendly Home Show Their “Heart to Serve” at Joy Community Church Residents from the Friendly Home visited Joy Community Church to help out with the church’s food ministry. Accompanied by staff and family, residents greeted community members, distributed utensils and gave out items prepared at the Friendly Home, including homemade cookies, breads and other treats. Residents also collected and donated baby items for church members in need, including handmade quilts. 3/25/19 WARTBURG Wartburg now offers a car for real-life training in its state-of-the-art rehabilitation building. The addition of a car to complement Wartburg’s “Real Life Training” apartment will help patients learn safe transfer in and out of a car, giving them the confidence they need to return to their lives faster and healthier. 4/4/19 THE COMMUNITY AT PECONIC LANDING BROOKMEADE Brookmeade Expands Senior Care Services in the Hudson Valley A ground U.S. News & World Report Names Peconic Landing Among the Nation’s ‘High Performing Honors’ in Skilled Nursing Care Rating & New Short-Stay Rehab Rating breaking ceremony for “The Pavilion at Brookmeade,” a new senior community center on the campus of the Brookmeade Senior Living community in Rhinebeck, was held on Nov. 29 th . Local community leaders and supporters attended. 12/3/2018 Peconic Landing’s Health Center has been named among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Nursing Homes” for the eighth consecutive year as well as (See Noteworthy on page 43) received recognition under the new “Short-Stay” rating, both holding the honor of “High Performing” designation. 2/20/19 leadingageny.org 42