Nursing Homes, Family Members Face Challenges During Pandemic

BY NICK REISMAN NEW YORK STATE PUBLISHED 4:45 PM ET MAY. 14, 2020 Anne Gray’s mother first entered The Brightonian nursing home in Rochester in 2015. Her mother is now COVID positive and has been transferred to a hospital. For Gray, her mother’s residency...

Communication Falling Short For Nursing Home Families

BY NICK REISMAN CITY OF ALBANY; PUBLISHED 5:06 PM ET MAY. 07, 2020 UPDATED 6:53 PM ET MAY. 07, 2020 Watch VIDEO Waiting to hear of a loved ones condition in a nursing home during the pandemic can be a heartbreaking experience. For one woman in Saratoga Springs, it is...

Changes to the EPIC Program

There are two important notices regarding the NYS Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program (EPIC) that we wanted to share with you. 1.  StateWide advocacy achieves results.  Until further notice, continue to use the 2019 EPIC Application . NY StateWide Senior...

TakeCharge Campaign May Highlights

During the month of May the TakeCHARGE Campaign is focusing on step 2 of their 5 month educational campaign by providing information to help patients and caregivers to “KEEP TRACK OF YOUR MEDICAL HISTORY AND MEDICATIONS” Clear and straight forward advice...