Birthday Twins Celebrate Big at Northgate

Birthday Twins Celebrate Big at Northgate

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Henry Safulko, center, and Peggy Hawkins, front, celebrated their joint birthdays together. They are pictured with Henry’s grandmother, Terry Collins, RN, administrator at Northgate and Laura Canner, admissions coordinator.

Birthday twins Henry Safulko, 1, of Buffalo and Peggy Hawkins, 75, a resident at Northgate Health Care Facility, celebrated their joint birthdays at a special party in their honor on July 31st. Henry is the grandson of Northgate Administrator Terry Collins of Buffalo who brings him in to the facility to visit with the residents on a regular basis. When Terry learned that Henry and Peggy shared the same birthday, she made a promise to Peggy that the two would celebrate together. Peggy is formerly from North Tonawanda and has been a resident at Northgate for four years.

Northgate Health Care Facility provides 24-hour skilled nursing care, subacute and outpatient rehabilitation, hospice care, specialized memory care and respite/short-term services. The facility continuously receives 5-star ratings from the federal government and is among a short list of facilities that finished in the first quintile of NY State’s quality benchmarking pool for 5 out of 5 years. For more information, visit or


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