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Community Based Service Network To Serve Medicaid Beneficiaries in Westchester County

Community Based Service Network To Serve Medicaid Beneficiaries in Westchester County The Neighborhood Network of New York (NNNY) is set to develop an innovative, community based service network for adults with autism, thanks to a grant from the New York State

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Community Based Service Network To Serve Medicaid Beneficiaries in Westchester County

The Neighborhood Network of New York (NNNY) is set to develop an innovative, community based service network for adults with autism, thanks to a grant from the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). The program will

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Guest Blog:Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

Our guest blogger this week is Lou Giampa is the President of Right at Home (Westchester). Lou is a New York State Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who volunteers in hospitals and nursing homes throughout Westchester County.  He also volunteers with

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Aging Gracefully in Your Own Home – with a Little Help: Non-Profits Offer New Model for Growing Old on Your Own Terms

Our guest blogger this week is Jilana Van Meter, Communications & Administration Manager,  At Home on the Sound. The term “aging in place” is being heard more frequently these days. Simply put, “aging in place” means remaining in your own

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Four Ways Primary Family Caregivers Can Manage Stress

      Our latest guest blogger is Lou Giampa, is the President of Right at Home Westchester. Lou is a New York State Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) who volunteers in hospitals and nursing homes throughout Westchester County.  He also

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Senior Crime Busters: A Proactive Elder Fraud & Crime Prevention Program

Seniors are often targeted for identity theft, telemarketing and sweepstakes fraud, and home improvement rip-offs. And with so many seniors using the Internet, online scams are an increasing concern. That’s why Westchester County launched Senior Crime Busters, a proactive elder

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New Care Circle Initiative in Westchester County

The Care Circles of Westchester is a new program that provides family caregivers with assistance from volunteers. A care circle is a group of volunteers who are willing to help a person who needs care — such as an elderly

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New Care Circle Initiative in Westchester County

The Care Circles of Westchester is a new program to provide family caregivers with help from a group of volunteers who can assist with caregiving tasks. A care circle is a group of volunteers who are willing to help a

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Halloween for Children with Autism

Candy and costumes make Halloween a favorite for kids, but some aspects of the holiday are difficult for children with autism. An uncomfortable costume or the need to approach strangers while trick-or-treating can cause anxiety. In addition, the very concept

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How to Become a Caregiver Coach in Westchester County

Westchester County has introduced a new initiative to train volunteers to become caregiver coaches. This is a unique way to volunteer your time to help local families and contribute to an innovative community project. Few people are prepared to become

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