Programs, Seminars and Support Groups

The McGuire Group’s 8th Annual Rehabilitation Symposium

Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 7:30 am – 5:15 pm
Michael’s Banquet Facility, 4885 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, NY 14075

This Symposium will allow you to earn 6.6 Physical Therapy and 5.5 Occupational Therapy Continuing Education Credits. Experts in their respective fields will focus on information applicable to everyday practice. Assessment of learning will be included. The event offers interaction with vendors, opportunities to network and a wealth of information to serve clients of the rehabilitative therapies.

Click HERE for a description of the speakers and registration information.

Preventing Falls With At-Home Exercises – Free Seminar

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 10 am
Hamburg Senior Center, 4540 Southwestern Blvd., Hamburg, NY 14075

Carlen Koons, PT, DPT, WCC from Autumn View Health Care Facility will discuss useful exercises for preventing falls and staying independent.
Space is limited! RSVP at the Fitness Desk at the Senior Center or by calling Amy McKnight at (716) 648-2450.

Memory Care Support Group

The groups are held monthly and coordinated by memory care professionals from The McGuire Group. For information, contact Sarah Pietrowski at (716) 632-3700 or

A Wive’s Support Group is held on the second Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.

A Daughter’s Support Group is held on the second Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.

Caregiver Support Group

Please join us for a Caregiver Support Group facilitated by Barb Ronca and Sister Ann Helene Koenig.  The session will be an opportunity to share stories and information about the role of a caregiver and the challenges of having a loved one in a nursing facility.

Although you may not be caring for your loved one at home any longer, the caregiving does not stop. Our sessions facilitate honest discussions and sharing.

The group will meet on the first Monday of the month from 11:00am- 12:00pm at Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221

Please contact Barb Johnson, Journeys Director at (716) 632-3700 or, with any questions.

We look forward to seeing you.

Bereavement Group

At The McGuire Group, we understand the feelings caused by loss. We invite you to find peace and fellowship at our bereavement support groups. Each month’s topic will address the feelings of those who’ve experienced a loss. For more information call Erin Wiedemann at (716) 828-0500 or

The group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. Sessions last 45-60 minutes. The groups are held at Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street, West Seneca.

2017 Sessions:

  • January 18th
  • February 15th
  • March 15th
  • April 19th
  • May 17th
  • June 21st
  • July 19th
  • August 16th
  • September 20th
  • October 18th
  • November 15th
  • December 20th