Category Archives: Harris Hill

UB Honors McGuire Rehabilitation Facilities

The McGuire Group’s five local rehabilitation facilities were presented with the Excellence in Clinical Instruction award during the University at Buffalo’s 10th Annual White Coat Ceremony. The award recognizes clinicians and or clinical facilities that have made a substantial contribution to the clinical education of the university’s physical therapy students. The white coat ceremony was […]

Karin Johnson Honored as Volunteer of the Year

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster hosted its 23rd annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon on April 14th at Forestview Restaurant. More than 45 volunteers were in attendance. Former teacher Karin Johnson of East Amherst was recognized as the 2016 volunteer of the year. Karin wears many hats at Harris Hill. She […]

Harris Hill Health Care Center Honors Nurse for 15 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Flo Jordan of Erie celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As the associate director of quality and education, Ms. Jordan is responsible for training new staff members in federal and state-wide regulations, as well as The McGuire Group’s standard […]

Music Makers

A favorite pastime for the residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is listening to music, especially when it’s played by children. Recently, several volunteers from the community spent their time performing a number of songs on the violin, cello and piano. In addition to this wonderful music, residents also benefit from daily sessions performed by the facility’s Music Therapist Renee Rogers, MM, LCAT, MT-BC. Music is proven to be very beneficial in this setting by helping improve the residents’ mood and reducing the symptoms of dementia such as restlessness and anxiety.

At The Pulse of Harris Hill Nurses

Students from Erie 2 BOCES set up an information booth recently at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster where they provided blood pressure readings and literature for those interested in pursuing a career in nursing. The students are certified nursing assistants employed at Harris Hill who are pursuing their Licensed Practical Nurse […]

McGuire Facilities Ranked Highest in State, Top Score in WNY

The McGuire Group, a provider of skilled nursing and rehabilitative services, is pleased to announce that all six of its facilities have been listed in the top quintile in New York State’s quality pool metrics. Additionally, its Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg received the highest score among all WNY facilities. The state’s report, […]

Laughter Yoga Seminar Open to Community

Caren M. Kolerski, BSW, CLYT, from Heart Wings Healing will be hosting a free seminar titled Reducing Caregiving Stress with Laughter Yoga on Wednesday, January 20 from 5 – 6 p.m. at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. The event is designed for caregivers and involves energetic, interactive participation for […]

Modifications to 2016 Memory Care Support Groups

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville will be hosting a new support group for the 2016 year. Two groups will be held on Wednesday, January 13th at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster.   A NEW wives support group will be held at 3 pm, and a daughter’s support group will […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia Topic for Free Community Seminar

  Contact:           Dawn Harsch, Communications Director 716-542-3865 Bela Ajtai, MD, PhD from the Dent Neurologic Institute will be hosting a free seminar titled Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia on Thursday, December 17 at 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville.  The event will include a lecture, question and answer […]

McGuire Group Announces December Memory Care Support Groups

  Contact:           Dawn Harsch, Communications Director 716-542-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville will be hosting two memory care support groups on Wednesday, December 9th.  A general support group will be held at 3 pm, and a daughter’s support group will be held at 5 pm. The support groups are […]

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