A still frame of a woman being interviewed for video.
A still frame of a woman being interviewed for video.

The Campaign for Springs – Shelly Amato, Steering Committee Co-Chair (Video)

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Wesley Chief Strategy Officer and Steering Committee Co-Chair, Shelly Amato, discusses the importance of the Campaign for Springs and the positive impact it will have on the lives of Wesley’s residents for years to come. Video: Shelly Amato, Wesley Chief Strategy Officer and Steering Committee Co-Chair (Captioned)   Support the Campaign for Springs  

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A multigenerational family celebrating a woman's 100th birthday.

Wesley Health Care Center Resident Celebrates 100 Years

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Happy 100th Birthday, Helen! Helen and family members celebrating at Wesley. Happy Birthday to Wesley Health Care Center resident, Helen Uline, who celebrated her 100th birthday this week! A lifelong resident of Ballston Spa, Helen grew up with five brothers and two sisters. She later worked at the Ballston Knitting Company for over 40 years […]

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Model cars and automobile memorabilia

Automobile Model and Memorabilia Show

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A fun collection of vintage automobile models and memorabilia was displayed in the Health Care Center’s Resident Activities Room for residents to enjoy. The collection was provided by Wesley Alzheimer’s Engagement Coach, Carl Picioccio (left), and consists of many pieces that once belonged to his grandfather and father. Residents and staff enjoyed reminiscing and sharing […]

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Players from the Adirondack Thunder hockey team visit seniors at The Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs, NY on Tuesday, January 15. Adirondack Thunder players (pictured in the middle from left to right) Dylan Walchuk, Will Smith and Dillon Kelley spent the afternoon engaging with seniors and staff at the Wesley Health Care Center.

Adirondack Thunder Visit & Game

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Wesley Health Care Center residents enjoyed a visit from Adirondack Thunder hockey players on Tuesday, January 15. The players spent the afternoon participating in various activities and handing out Thunder memorabilia and collectible items. On the following day, the Adirondack Thunder in turn welcomed nearly 75 residents and staff from The Wesley Community to its […]

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A representative from iN2L teaching the Activities team how to use the new interactive system.

Wesley Health Care Center Adds iN2L Interactive Activities

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Thanks to generous donations to The Wesley Foundation, Wesley Health Care Center has purchased an It’s Never 2 Late System for the Leisure Services Department. It’s Never 2 Late technology offers 3,000 applications through a touch screen interface. Resident users can keep in touch with family members, watch familiar classic TV shows and movies, travel across […]

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Photo of nurses who passed the program.

Wesley RNs Take Part in WOCN’s Wound Treatment Associate Program

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(L-R) Kelli DeMarsh, Elgin Gagarin, Pattie Beattie, Cindy Labish (RN/WOCN Instructor), Glenn Jones, Melissa Brown, Britni Thompson The Wesley Community recently had six RNs take part the Wound Treatment Associate Program developed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN).  The Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program was created as a continuing education program to further empower wound, ostomy, and […]

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WHCC Carnival Day

Carnival Day at Wesley Health Care Center

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August 19-25 was Carnival Week at The Wesley Community! Employees and residents were treated to fun carnival-themed events all week long, including, Wesley’s Employee Picnic, daily contests, casual and themed-dress days, fun photo-ops, games and more! In addition to the general festivities, Wesley Health Care Center held its Carnival Day in the Leisure Services Room on Wednesday. […]

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Pop the Bunny

Meet “Thumper”, Wesley Health Care Center’s New Bunny!

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There’s a furry new addition at Wesley Health Care Center. Meet “Thumper”, our new resident bunny! Pop can be found in Wesley Health Care Center’s courtyard, where he receives a lot of attention from our residents and visitors. Thumper loves attention and spending time with animals is known to lower blood pressure, reduce stress and […]

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