PRLog - Feb. 10, 2010 - MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association recently honored Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center, a 120-bed skilled nursing residence, for raising over $1300 by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk. Receiving the award from Memory Walk Chairperson, Katie Weklar, for contributing the second highest amount in the nursing home category is Jennifer Travis, Admissions Director for Good Samaritan, which is located in Delmar, NY.
Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center Recognized by Alzheimer’s Association
Since the 1930s, Good Samaritan, operated by Wartburg Lutheran Services, has been providing residents with the skilled medical, social, and spiritual care needed to live well and maintain personal dignity through purposeful living. Now a fully modern 120-bed residence, our unique Life Enhancing Community in the heart of the Capital District offers highly skilled and compassionate care for people with a broad variety of medical needs, including geriatric rehabilitative services, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, orthopedic care, neurological therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, nutritional counseling and therapeutic recreation.
Wartburg Lutheran Services builds and supports life-enhancing communities from New York’s Capital District to Long Island that help older and disabled individuals live full, independent, dignified lives. Together, The Wartburg Adult Care Community in Mount Vernon, NY, and the large New York state network of residential and community programs of Wartburg Lutheran Services offer a combined 277 years of experience in caring. For more information about Good Samaritan, visit http://www.wartburg.org/
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The Wartburg provides a continuum of care for older adults. Secure residential care includes independent living, assisted living. memory care, short-term rehab and nursing home . In the community, we offer adult day care and long-term home care.