Winter Safety Tips For Seniors

Winter is a magical time: cuddling up indoors with hot cocoa and marshmallows, while the snow gently falls outside. But it can also be a dangerous time, especially for the seniors in your life. Winter presents challenges for all of us, but seniors living alone are particularly vulnerable. Help them stay safe this winter by…

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Today Is National Hugging Day!

National Hugging Day is an annual event dedicated to hugging. It was created by Kevin Zaborney and occurs annually on January 21. The day was first celebrated on January 21, 1986 in Clio, Michigan, USA. We encourage all of you to envelop someone you love in a big, warm hug TODAY! Enrich their lives and…

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Van Duyn Center Attends CNY Jobs Fair

We attended a very important job fair fair this morning hosted by the CNY Works & the Department of Labor. We were represented by our beloved Director of Community Relations, Nancy Harris. This monthly event always has a great turnout! Today, we received no less than 40 applications! We are hiring for A variety of…

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How To Qualify Under Medicare For In-Patient Rehabilitation In Syracuse, NY

The House re-introduced a bill last month seeking to rescind a long-standing Medicare provision that restricts beneficiaries from receiving rehabilitation services in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The bill is called the Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior Act (H.R. 4701), or the CARES Act of 2017. It would eliminate Medicare’s current prior three-day hospitalization requirement…

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Staff Spotlight: Mary O’Neill, Director of Recreation Therapy

We are excited to break out a new category on our website called “Van Duyn Spotlight!” In this section, we will periodically spotlight individual team members of our exceptional and dedicated staff! We may also highlight our group of world-class Doctors and Nurses! Of course, from time to time we will also look to highlight…

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Our ‘Go Red’ Raffle Begins Today!

At Van Duyn Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing we are excited to initiate our ‘Go Red’ raffle beginning today, to benefit the CNY American Heart Association Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in New York and is therefore a cause that is very close to our hearts (literally and figuratively!) Learn about…

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