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McGuire – Only Multi-Facility Provider in State to Earn Top Quintile Rankings Eight Consecutive Years

BUFFALO, NY – For the past 8 years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The report ranks facilities by quintile using a variety of components including quality measures, reporting compliance and efficiency in avoiding unnecessary […]

Northgate Health Care Facility receives COVID vaccine

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Nursing home employees: “The vaccine was a huge success.”

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Harris Hill Nursing Facility First Nursing Home in WNY to offer Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of High Risk Covid-19 Patients

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – On December 29,Harris Hill Nursing Facility, a five-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility operated by The McGuire Group, will be the first nursing home in Western New York to offer monoclonal antibody infusions for the treatment of high-risk Covid-19 patients. In November 2020, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued EUA (emergency use authorization) […]

Nursing home employees: “The vaccine was a huge success.”

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Western New York nursing home residents, staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

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Harris Hill Nursing Home to offer antibody treatment for high-risk COVID-19 patients

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Same antibodies infusion treatment offered to Trump for COVID now available to residents of Harris Hill Nursing Facility

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Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary at Harris Hill Nursing Facility

WHO:                   Dr. Dennis Rohan and his wife Susan, who is a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, along with members of their family. WHAT:                  Susan and Dennis plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in the most unique way. Even though visiting during the days of COVID makes things tricky, Susan […]

A Special Message Autumn View Resident Family Member

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The McGuire Group Honors Veterans

The McGuire Group was pleased to feature five veterans from our WNY facilities in the Bee Newspaper’s Salute to Veterans section. We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of our residents and employees who have served our country. We are eternally grateful. Robert Gemerek born on March 14, 1923 in Alexander NY. […]

Northgate Health Care Facility Honors Cheryl DiRamio for 35 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Cheryl DiRamio of Wheatfield, celebrated her 35-year employment anniversary with the company.  As a hairstylist and barber, DiRamio is responsible for helping the residents look and feel their best. “A little one-on-one makes everyone feel good; and a little extra […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Nicole Baker for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Nicole Baker, of Buffalo celebrated her 20-year anniversary with the company. As a falls manager and certified nursing assistant, Baker is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents and working closely with them to reduce the risk of falls. […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honors Joy Dustin for 40 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Joy Dustin of West Seneca celebrated her 40-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Dustin is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Lucresse Bouzi for Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Lucresse Bouzi, LPN, of West Babylon celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Bouzi is responsible for providing medications and treatments to the residents as well as ensuring their health and wellness through quality […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Brenda K. Reyes for Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Brenda K. Reyes, of Shirley celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Reyes is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honors Paige Bauer for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Paige Bauer of Cheektowaga celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Bauer is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Molly M. Hlubin for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Molly M. Hlubin, LPN, of Buffalo celebrated her 10-year anniversary with the company. As a unit coordinator, Hlubin is responsible for managing the care of the residents, communicating with physicians, taking part in care planning, overseeing staff and assisting with […]

Brookhaven Honors Kimberly B. Fischetti for Decade of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Kimberly B. Fischetti, MSW, of Yaphank celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of social work, Fischetti oversees and supports the social work department in accordance with all federal, state and local standards. In addition, she […]

Northgate Recognizes Jamie DeMartin for 15 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Jamie DeMartin of Niagara Falls celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a security associate, DeMartin is responsible for answering the phones, coordinating correspondence that comes in and out of the facility, handling physician credentialing and creating the […]

McGuire Facilities Rated 2020-21 Best Nursing Homes by US News & World Report

Washington, D.C. – The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg and Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga are among the top quintile of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. The homes earned Best Nursing Homes status […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 102 birthday at a party in her honor. Emma was born in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 15, 1918. She met her future husband, the late Clarence Adams, at a church event in Cleveland, OH. The couple resided […]

Garden Gate Couple Celebrates 50 Years of Marriage

Saturday, September 12th marked a special day as Garden Gate Health Care Facility resident Alice Ross and her husband Arnie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She was born Alice Krisher on December 24, 1933 in Buffalo and Arnie was born on May 24, 1937 in Cherry Tree, PA. They met at Star Ring Manufacturing where […]

Brent Shabacon’s Green Thumb Brings Smiles to Residents at Harris Hill

As you walk through the halls of Harris Hill Nursing Facility you can’t help but stop to smell the roses! After all, the building is adorned with brightly colored, sweet smelling posies both inside and out, thanks to employee Brent Shabacon and generous donations from local vendors. Brent’s passion for gardening was cultivated at an […]

Couple Celebrates 55 Years of Wedded Bliss with Window Visit at Garden Gate

Employees at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga are excited to help resident Pat Smith and her husband Lee celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday, August 28th at 3 pm with a special window visit at the facility. Due to regulations with COVID, Lee won’t be able to go into […]

Garden Gate’s Love Story Transcends Time, Distance & COVID as Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

August has always been a special month for Josephine Masci, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, and her husband Edmund “Zeek.” After all, she was born on August 29, Zeek proposed on August 29, 1949, they exchanged vows on August 25, 1950 and the couple’s son, Theodore “Teddy,” […]

The McGuire Group Honors Pauline Clark for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Pauline Clark of West Seneca celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a Medicaid biller in the accounts receivable department, Clark is responsible for weekly Medicaid billing, importing payments, monitoring and billing new Medicaid approvals, […]

Autumn View Honors Annette Anzalone for 25 Years of Service

Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Annette Anzalone, a talented cook at the facility, is celebrating 25 years of employment with the company. Mrs. Anzalone provides an important service at Autumn View and has made thousands of nutritious and appetizing meals for the residents during her 25-year tenure.  She […]

Northgate Honors Kim Mitchell for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Kim Mitchell of Lockport is celebrating 10 years of employment with the company.  As an activity leader, Ms. Mitchell is responsible for hosting a variety of engaging and therapeutic activities for the residents which can include large and small group […]

Seneca Employee Mackenna Fagan Honored for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Mackenna Fagan of Darien celebrated her five year anniversary with the company. As a certified occupational therapy assistant, COTA, Ms. Fagan provides direct care and therapy to assist patients in regaining their independence and helping them prepare to return home […]

Garden Gate Resident Eleanor Kosmowski Celebrates 100 Years

Eleanor Kosmowski, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100 birthday with a window visit from her loved ones recently. She was born on August 4, 1920 in Buffalo, NY to Stella and Anthony Kowal. She married the late Joseph Kosmowski and has two sons, Joseph and […]

A Tribute to Frank J. McGuire ~ May 4, 1928 – July 7, 2020

Establishing his business savvy mindset at a young age, Frank McGuire started working as an electrician right out of high school and attended UB full time. He took exciting chances at success such as installing the aircraft beacon light at the top of WBEN’s TV tower-a height taller than the Empire State Building! Frank always […]

Couple Celebrates 65th Wedding Anniversary Virtually

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg and Absolut Care at Orchard Brooke in Orchard Park are pleased to congratulate Domatila and Primo Luciano on their 65th wedding anniversary. Domatila has been a resident at Autumn View since September of 2019 and Primo resides at Orchard Brooke. The couple celebrated their special […]

Autumn View Employees Recognized as Statewide Winners by NYSHFA/NYSCAL

Autumn View Health Care Facility’s Activity Director, Amy McKnight and Spiritual Volunteer Sister Mary Benedicta Dega FSST, have been named as the state-wide Manager of the Year and Volunteer of the Year by the NYS Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) and the NYS Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL). The award honors exemplary employees working in the skilled […]

Autumn View Honors Nathan Moran for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Nathan Moran, PTA, LMT, of West Seneca celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a physical therapy assistant, Moran is responsible for providing treatments to rehab patients and long-term residents, assisting them with activities of daily living and […]

Garden Gate Honors Kim Trautmann for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Kim Trautmann, MS, RD, of West Seneca celebrated her five year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered dietitian, Trautmann completes nutrition assessments for the residents and patients, observes and documents their nutritional status and related labs, monitors their […]

Brookhaven Honors Employee for 5 Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Zachary Mandel of Centereach celebrated his five year employment anniversary with the company. As an activity leader and housekeeper, Mandel is responsible for conducting recreational activities for residents through group programs and one-on-one activities. He also ensures the health and […]

Garden Gate Resident Mildred Dalimonte Celebrates 99 Years

Mildred Dalimonte, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 99th birthday. She was born on May 27, 1921 in Orchard Park, NY to Vito and Rose Marie Colangelo. Mildred married the late Jesse Dalimonte who resided in her neighborhood and they lived in Orchard Park. Mildred worked […]

Brookhaven Recognizes Lee Mandel for 5 Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Lee Mandel of Centereach celebrated her five year employment anniversary with the company. As the activity director, Mandel is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating activity programs for the residents and patients. This includes individualizing comprehensive care plans based on […]

Autumn View Resident Mary Bogan Celebrates a Century

Mary Bogan, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, sported a sash and golden tiara as she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by staff and family members via Skype. Mary was born on May 26, 1920 in Pennsylvania. She worked as a secretary in the Navy and enjoyed traveling […]

The McGuire Group Honors Lynmarie Phillips for 30 Years of Service

The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Lynmarie Phillips of Orchard Park celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As an executive associate and director of health information services, Phillips participates in the oversight of health care operations and health information. She has […]

Harris Hill Honors Arianna Nelson for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Arianna Q. Nelson celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Nelson is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and other tasks. […]

Harris Hill Honors Jennifer Shisler for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Jennifer Shisler, RN, of Alden celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered nurse, Shisler is responsible for providing supervision on the 11 pm – 7 am shift, managing staff, and providing care to long-term residents and subacute […]

Garden Gate Honors Brittany Hawker for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Brittany Hawker of Cheektowaga celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Hawker is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and […]

Northgate Honors Werner Leistner for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Werner Leistner, LPN, of North Tonawanda celebrated his 20-year anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Leistner provides care to the residents and patients on the facility’s long-term and subacute rehabilitation units. His responsibilities include passing medications, providing […]

McGuire Facilities Rank Top in the State, Nation

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communictions director at (716) 479-3865 In an April 30, 2020 report, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, CMS, ranked the McGuire Group’s WNY facilities in the top 2 percent in the nation for quality metrics.  In addition, the group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg was […]

Couple at Garden Gate Recovering from COVID Discharges Back Home

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Robert (89) and Lorraine (87) Pierce have been through a lot together over their 65 years of marriage, including recovering from COVID-19. The couple contracted the virus through community spread and was hospitalized at Kenmore Mercy. After recovering, they were admitted to Garden […]

Garden Gate Celebrates ‘Greatest Generation’ Residents Who Overcame COVID

From the Great Depression to World War II, Watergate and the September 11th terrorist attacks, our country has faced a number of challenges with determination and grit. As members of our “greatest generation,” three residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga have tapped into this life-long strength to overcome COVID-19. […]

McGuire Group Facilities Donating N95 Masks to First Responders

The McGuire Group, operator of Western New York’s leading skilled nursing facilities, is donating 1,000 N95 respirator masks to area first responders. The Western New York health care provider has been actively procuring personal protective equipment for its employees and has procured an additional 1,000 N95 masks for WNY’s first responders. “My family has been […]

A Letter to Family Members & Loved Ones Regarding Coronavirus Precautions

March 10, 2020 As we enter a new week with COVID 19 appearing to have community spread, CMS, American Health Care Association, and the New York State Department of Health have strongly recommended nursing facilities take additional measures to prevent the Virus from entering our facility. Therefore, in addition to the current temperature scanning, hand […]

Harris Hill Resident Florence “Tina” Fritz Celebrates a Century

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Florence “Tina” Fritz, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor. She was born in Buffalo on February 24, 1920 to Leon and Cecilia (Sredzinska) Walczak. She met her […]

Harris Hill to Host Open Interviews

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Dr, Lancaster, will be hosting open interviews on Wednesday, March 11 from 1 pm – 5 pm. The facility’s human resource director will be interviewing for full and part-time positions including dietary, activities, companion […]

Harris Hill Honors Cheryl Tredo for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of 5 health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Cheryl Tredo, RN, of Lancaster celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the organization.  Tredo works as a palliative care nurse at The McGuire Group’s four […]

Northgate Honors Megan Smith for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Megan Smith of Wheatfield celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist assistant, Smith is responsible for promoting, maintaining and restoring physical function for […]

Harris Hill Honors Jennifer Brennan for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Jennifer Brennan of Akron celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist, Brennan is responsible for providing therapy services to subacute rehabilitation patients and long-term […]

Harris Hill Honors Amanda Wesolowski for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Amanda Rose (Szczesniak) Wesolowski, PT, DPT, of Depew celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a doctor of physical therapy, Wesolowski is responsible for providing physical therapy […]

Garden Gate Honors Arlene H. Jerge for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Arlene H. Jerge, RN, RCC, CT, WCC, of North Tonawanda celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a resident care coordinator, Jerge serves as the office […]

Northgate Honors Theresa Lawton for 30 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of 6 health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Theresa Lawton, LPN, celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a subacute rehabilitation nurse, Lawton is responsible for passing medications, providing treatments, documenting […]

Lancaster High School Interns Deliver Christmas Joy at Harris Hill

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Interns from Lancaster High School delivered Christmas stockings to their friends at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster. They were put together by the LHS Antler’s Club, a division of Lancaster Elks. The stockings were filled with useful items including pads of paper, […]

Brookhaven Honors Joshua B. DeJesus for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue, is pleased to recognize Joshua B. DeJesus for 5 years of service with the company. As a chef, DeJesus is responsible for preparing and making all of the food for the residents’ breakfast […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Kerry Jay for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Kerry Jay, RN, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a unit coordinator Jay is responsible for supervising the care of the residents on the unit and […]

Garden Gate Honors Sharon Cook-Abbas for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Sharon Cook-Abbas celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the assistant activities director and volunteer coordinator, Cook-Abbas is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution […]

Seneca Honors Jean Spencer for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Jean Spencer of East Aurora celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. Spencer had worked as the activity director for 16 years and now works per diem, filling in […]

Garden Gate Honors Amy Schleer for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Amy Schleer, RN, BSN, WCC, celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of nursing, Schleer is responsible for the oversight of all nursing staff […]

The McGuire Group Honors Susan Mann for Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Susan Mann, RN, of Tonawanda celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the coordinator of The McGuire Group’s nurse aide training program, Mann […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Christina Gordon for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Christina L. Gordon of Buffalo celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. Gordon works as the housekeeping and laundry supervisor as well as a certified nursing assistant. Her […]

Brookhaven Honors Jillian Zarzana for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue, is pleased to recognize Jillian M. Zarzana, LPN, of Medford for 5 years of service with the company. Zarzana works as a cardiac nurse, subacute rehabilitation nurse and unit coordinator. In these roles, […]

The McGuire Group Honors Gayle Abbott for Two Decades of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Gayle C. Abbott, RN, of Tonawanda celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As an admissions screener, Abbott is responsible for assessing and screening […]

Garden Gate Recognizes November’s Resident & Employee of the Month

Garden Gate is pleased to recognize Jerome and Renee as our Resident and Employee of the Month for November. Congratulations! Resident of the Month: Jerome Hearn was born July 21, 1953 in Lineville, Alabama as the first of three children. When he was only two years old, he moved to West Palm Beach Florida where he lived […]

Garden Gate to Host Annual Holiday Craft & Vednor Fair

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a holiday craft and vendor fair on Friday, December 6 from 9 am – 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. The event is free and will include a unique […]

Harris Hill to Host Annual Holiday Bazaar & Craft Show

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a Holiday Bazaar and Craft Show on Friday, November 22 from 10 am – 3 pm at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster. The event is free and will include a unique variety of crafters […]

Autumn View Honors Ginny Brown for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-38656 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Ginny Brown of Hamburg celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a receptionist, Brown is responsible for greeting and directing visitors, answering phone calls, ensuring the […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Carly Cole for Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Carly Cole, BSW, of Hamburg celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a social worker, Cole is responsible for facilitating subacute rehabilitation admissions and discharges as […]

Seneca Health Care Center Salutes Veterans

Seneca Health Care Center is proud to salute all of the veterans who live and work at our facility. We thank you for your service and sacrifices. Below are profiles on a number of our currnet resident veterans. Albert Abbotoy was born on June 16, 1936 in Buffalo, NY. He served for three years in […]

Kathleen Mateja Honored for 35 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of 6 health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Kathleen Mateja of Lackawanna celebrated her 35-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a member of the Journeys palliative care teams at Autumn View Health […]

Terri Kasprzak Honored for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of 6 health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Terri Kasprzak, MT-BC, LCAT, celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a music therapist, Kasprzak works primarily at the group’s Northgate Health Care […]

McGuire Group Facilities Rank Amongst Highest in the State

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six nursing and rehabilitation facilities in New York State, announced that its Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue was ranked 4th out of more than than 600 New York-based nursing facilities in Newsweek’s annual Best Nursing Homes […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Hosts Annual Trick-or-Treating Event

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Dr, Lancaster, will be hosting its annual Halloween trick-or-treating event on Wednesday, October 30 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Members of the community are encouraged to stop by the facility dressed in costume and […]

Northgate Hosts Annual Trick-or-Treating Event

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications direcotr at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, will be hosting its annual safe Halloween trick-or-treating event on Wednesday, October 30 from 4 pm – 5:30 pm. Members of the community are encouraged to stop by the facility dressed […]

Garden Gate Honors Emma Adams on her 101st Birthday

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 101 birthday at a party in her honor. Emma was born in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 15, 1918. She met her future husband, the late Clarence Adams, […]

Autumn View Honors Amy McKnight for 30 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Amy McKnight of Hamburg celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of activities, McKnight is responsible for planning, conducting and maintaining records for activities in accordance […]

Garden Gate Resident Margaret Seibert Celebrates a Century

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 Margaret A. Seibert, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100 birthday with family and friends. Born on October 7, 1919 to Royal and Elanora Dance, she met her husband, the late Albert Seibert, at Lime Lake. […]

McGuire Group Funds Advanced Training for Employee

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Sam Tripi, MHA, RN, earned a master of health care administration degree from Utica College through the company’s tuition assistance program. Tripi received financial support for tuition and books as […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Kristine Anderson for 30 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Kristine Anderson, RN, BSN, RAC celebrated her 30-year anniversary with the company. As the director of nursing, Anderson is responsible for the oversight of all nursing staff as […]

Northgate Administrator Celebrates 20 Years of Service with the McGuire Group

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Terry Collins, RN, BSN, LNHA, celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As administrator, Collins is responsible for the daily operation of the 200-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. […]

Harris Hill Hosts A Howling Good Time for People and Pets

For more information, conatct Dawn Harsch at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster is inviting members of the community and their dogs to take part in a Howling Halloween Dog Show on Saturday, October 12 at 2 pm. Owners and their dogs are encouraged to dress in costume. […]

Northgate Health Care Facility Honors Tricia Littere for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Tricia Littere of Niagara Falls celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist assistant, Littere is responsible for providing therapeutic care to residents and […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Ann Reinhardt for 30 Years

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Ann Reinhardt of West Seneca celebrated her 30-year anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Reinhardt helps with resident care, assisting with morning routines and therapy.  […]

Northgate Resident Celebrates 100 Years

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Alice Cora (Brennan) Tyner, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, celebrated her 100 birthday at a party in her honor. She was born on September 14, 1919 to James and Alice Brennan. She met her husband, […]

The McGuire Group Honors Lisa Stoetzel for Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group is pleased to announce that Lisa Stoetzel of Tonawanda celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an occupational therapist, Stoetzel is responsible for assisting patients in developing or regaining physical or mental functioning. This can include helping them […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Jackie Dowell for Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Jackie Dowell celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a member of the dietary department, Dowell is responsible for assisting with all kitchen duties including food preparation, […]

Classic & Specialty Car Owners Invited to Participate in Garden’s Gate Car Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications direcotr at (716) 479-3865 CHEEKTOWAGA, NY – Owners of classic and specialty cars are welcome to join in the fun at Garden Gate Health Care Facility’s 8th Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 21 from 6 – 8 pm at 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. The event will […]

Classic & Specialty Car Owners Invited to Participate in Car Show

Contact:           Jill Skibinski, activity director, 632-3700 Dawn Harsch, communications director, 542-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars to take part in Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 7 from 5 – 8 pm at 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster. There is no charge for the […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Seeking Volunteers for Gift Shop

Dawn Harsch, communications director, 542-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility is seeking individuals to volunteer in its gift shop “Haberdashery on the Hill” located within the facility at 2699 Wehrle Drive in Lancaster. The gift shop offers a variety of items that can be purchased for subacute and long-term care residents at the […]

The McGuire Group Honors Mike Pawlow for Two Decades of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Michael Pawlow of Wheatfield, celebrated his 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of Medicare reimbursement, Pawlow is responsible for monthly and annual […]

The McGuire Group Honors Sandy McNally for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Sandy McNally of Tonawanda, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a business office assistant at the group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility […]

Harris Hill Honors Victoria Fronczak for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Victoria Fronczak of Cheektowaga celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a business office manager, Fronczak is responsible for handling private billing for the residents, managing resident […]

Tara Ongley Appointed as Assistant Director of Nursing at Seneca Health Care Center

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce the appointment of Tara L. Ongley, RN as the Assistant Director of Nursing. In this capacity, she works alongside an interdisciplinary team to provide antibiotic stewardship, infection control and […]

Kris Anderson Appointed as Director of Nursing at Seneca Health Care Center

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Kristine Anderson of Angola, NY has been appointed as the director of nursing. In this capacity, Kris is responsible for overseeing the nursing department, facility staffing and collaboration […]

Northgate to Host Annual Car & Bike Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director, (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars or motorcycles to Northgate Health Care Facility’s annual Car Show on Thursday, July 18 from 6:30 – 8 pm at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. For more information, call Kelley Pontrello […]

The McGuire Group Honors John Zygaj for Two Decades of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that John Zygaj, RN, celebrated his 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the vice president of business development, Zygaj is responsible for the development of […]

Autumn View Honors Michelle Dash for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Michelle Dash of Forestville celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Dash is responsible for distributing medications, working with RNs, social workers […]

Northgate Honors Coni Ciffa for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Coni A. Ciffa of Wheatfield celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As an admissions coordinator, Coni is responsible for marketing with referral sources and members of […]

Harris Hill Honors JoAnn Thomas for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contct: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that JoAnn Thomas of Alden celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Thomas is responsible for providing daily hands-on care to the residents including […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Alan Butler for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Alan Butler of Lancaster celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the assistant activities director, Butler is responsible for performing activity assessments on new admissions, aiding […]

Garden Gate Honors Cindy Shriver for 40 Years of Service

For more information, please conatct: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Cindy Shriver of West Seneca celebrated her 40-year employment anniversary with the company.  As a licensed practical nurse, Shriver is responsible for passing medications, providing treatments and maintaining […]

Northgate Honors Ted Rose for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Theodore M. Rose of North Tonawanda celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a member of the maintenance team, Rose is responsible for fixing items and […]

Brookhaven Honors Doreen Haska for Decade of Service

For more information, please conatct: Dawn Harsch, communications direcotr at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue, is pleased to recognize Doreen Haska, RN, of Bayport for 10 years of service with the company. As a registered nurse, Ms. Haska is responsible for providing supervision and ensuring the well-being of […]

Danielle Reusch Promoted to Assistant Administrator/ Director of Nursing at Harris Hill

The McGuire Group, operator of five local nursing and rehabilitation facilities, announces the promotion of Danielle Reusch, RN, BSN, WCC to assistant administrator/director of nursing at its Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville. In this capacity, Reusch will be responsible for the oversight of the nursing department and facility staffing as well as promoting the […]

A Colorful Display

Martha Hunt, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, shows off a carton of eggs that she hand-painted for the Easter season. They are currently on display in the facility’s activity room. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides state-of-the-art subacute and outpatient rehabilitation, 24-hour skilled nursing care, palliative care […]

Harris Hill Recognizes Dale Suckow as the 2019 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster hosted its 26th annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Luncheon at Santora’s Restaurant. More than 45 volunteers were in attendance including those who offer religious services, provide companionship to the residents, perform music, bake and […]

Here Comes Peter Cottontail

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Autumn View Health Care Facility hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt which included breakfast with the Easter Bunny, face painting courtesy of the Hamburg YES Group, balloon animals by Bruce and a coloring contest! Autumn View Health Care Facility provides state-of-the-art subacute and […]

McGuire Group Offers Free Community Forum

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five nursing and rehabilitation facilities in WNY, is offering a free community forum titled Coping with Caregiving: A Caregiver’s Role in Palliative Care on Tuesday, May 7 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Depew. The event will […]

Ten Garden Gate Residents Celebrate 1,015 Years of Living

Contact:           Rhonda Gorman, activity director, 668-8100 :: Dawn Harsch, communications director, 479-3865 WHO:              Ten residents from Garden Gate Health Care Facility celebrating their 100th or more birthday along with local dignitaries, family members and staff. WHAT:            Ten residents from Garden Gate who are turning 100 or older will be recognized at a Centenarian Celebration in […]

The McGuire Group Announces Promotion of Angela Mostiller

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, announces the promotion of Angela Mostiller to lead director of human resources. In this capacity, Mostiller is responsible for overseeing human resource systems, maintaining corporate compliance standards, serving […]

Garden Gate Honors Winifred Heidrick on her 100th Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Winifred Kelsey Schultz Heidrick, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor.  She was born in Warren, PA on March 23, 1919 to Harold and Blanche Kelsey. She […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Nicole Adymy for 20 Years of Service

For more informaiton, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communicaitons director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Nicole Adymy, LPN, of Cheektowaga lebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a unit coordinator, Ms. Adymy is responsible for overseeing the care of the residents on […]

Sharing the Love at Harris Hill

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster enjoyed a special Valentine’s Day painting celebration thanks to the members of the Clarence Senior Citizens Center who cut wooden hearts and donated them to the facility. Resident Beatrice Shaffer, formerly of […]

Love Was in the Air at Garden Gate

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga were feeling the love when they received a visit from the members of the Cheektowaga Garden Club for a Valentine’s Day.  The members visit the residents often, and on this trip […]

Sharing the Love

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865                 The residents at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg received festively decorated Valentine’s Day cards made by State Senator Chris Jacobs and the students at Pinehurst Elementary School. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides […]

Northgate Features Employee Artist at Show

Justin Trainor, an artist and physical therapy assistant at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, will be the featured artist at an art show titled Enter the Artist running from February 25 through March 11 at the facility. The opening reception will be held at 3 pm on Feb 25 at 7264 Nash Road, […]

Winter Warming

It will be warm winter this season thanks to Laura Strickland and her husband Richard Keiser and sons Cameron, 7, and Ethan, 12, of Depew who spent time spreading cheer at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster. Laura knit and crocheted 40 lap blankets as gifts for the residents. Left photo: Cameron Keiser and resident […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director (716) 479-3865 Kirsten Whittemore, ANP, MS, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. The award was introduced by one […]

Northgate Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Terry Collins, RN, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. She will be recognized at the […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. The award recognizes newly appointed administrator Thomas Bloomer and the continued leadership of Stacy […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Patrick McFeely, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. He will be recognized at the ACHCA’s […]

Autumn View Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Aaron Polanski, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, is a recipient of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. He will be recognized at the ACHCA’s […]

The McGuire Group Facilities Honored by ACHCA as Top Performers for Second Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s five Western New York Facilities are the recipients of the 2019 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. The award was introduced by one of ACHCA’s most revered leaders, the late Eli […]

Autumn View Hosts Annual Tree Lighting

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Autumn View Health Care Facility hosted its annual tree lighting ceremony to celebrate the holiday season. There was something for everyone including a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus as well as local dignitaries, cookie decorating, stocking making, reindeer games, ornament making, a […]

Cheektowga Garden Club Makes Ornaments with Garden Gate Residents

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the Cheektowaga Garden Club visited with the residents at Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga recently to make ornaments for the holidays. Members of the club visit the residents on a regular basis and especially enjoy helping them prepare for […]

The McGuire Group Honors Mark W. Johnson for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 542-3865.   The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Mark W. Johnson, CPA, celebrated his 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the senior financial operations manager, Johnson reports to, and supports, the […]

Putting Pizzazz in Pizzelles at Autumn View

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Volunteer Alice Holowka (left) of Hamburg got some help from Autumn View Health Care Facility resident Mary Ann Keller while they shared the holiday tradition of making pizzelles. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed tea from Alice’s collection of teapots. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides […]

The McGuire Group Honors Thomas Dobiesz for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Thomas P. Dobiesz celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the senior finance manager, Dobiesz is responsible for income tax compliance, oversight of […]

Alexandra LaMothe Appointed Administrator at Brookhaven Health Care Facility

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandra LaMothe, RN, FNP-BC, NHA, as administrator. In this capacity, Mrs. LaMothe is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, directing and implementing the day-to-day functions of the […]

Autumn View Honors Christy Martin for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Christy Martin, PT, DPT celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist, Mrs. Martin is responsible for evaluating and treating long-term residents and helping […]

Seneca Health Care Center Recognizes Lisa Saeva for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Lisa Saeva of Elma celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a dietetic technician, Mrs. Saeva is responsible for overseeing the nutritional status of the long-term […]

Northgate Participates in Gift of Warmth Drive

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce a partnership with M&T Bank and the Salvation Army to participate in the annual Gift of Warmth Drive. Northgate will be collecting “like new” winter apparel and accessories for […]

Autumn View Honors Sandra Cramer for 25 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Sandra Cramer of West Seneca celebrated her 25-year employment anniversary with the company. As an activity leader, Mrs. Cramer is responsible for conducting recreational activities for the residents […]

Thomas M. Bloomer Appointed as Administrator at Harris Hill Nursing Facility

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five local nursing and rehabilitation facilities, announces the appointment of Thomas M. Bloomer, LNHA, as administrator of its Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville. In this capacity, Bloomer is responsible for planning, developing, organizing, directing and implementing the […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Crista Addeo-Dash for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Crista Addeo-Dash of Lackawanna celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Mrs. Addeo-Dash is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents […]

Autumn View Honors Jeremy Pyc for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Jeremy Pyc of Hamburg celebrated his five-year employment anniversary with the company. As the environmental services manager, Pyc oversees the maintenance, housekeeping and laundry departments. He also takes handles safety and emergency environmental situations. Prior to his appointment at Autumn View, […]

Brookhaven Honors Virginia Maier for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Virginia Maier celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered nurse, Ms. Maier is responsible for assessing care and treatment of patients on the subacute […]

Autumn View Residents, Staff & Family Members Donate to Soup Pantry

For immediate release, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents, staff and family members from Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg were happy to help those in need by donating Thanksgiving meal items to the soup kitchen at Union Presbyterian Church in Blasdell. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides state-of-the-art subacute […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Employee Honored for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Larry Palgutt celebrated his 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a member of the maintenance and housekeeping team on the 11 pm to 7 am shift, Palgutt is […]

Garden Gate Resident Emma Adams Celebrates a Century

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor. Emma was born in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 15, 1918. She met her future husband, the late […]

Autumn View Employee Honored for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Kate Bartlett of Orchard Park celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a speech language pathologist, Mrs. Bartlett is responsible for providing speech and swallowing evaluations […]

Harris Hill Invites Community to Trick-or-Treating Event

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster, will be hosting its annual Halloween trick-or-treating event on Saturday, October 27 from 2 pm – 3:30 pm. Members of the community are encouraged to stop by the facility dressed in costume and […]

Northgate Invites Community to Trick-or-Treating Event

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, will be hosting its annual safe Halloween trick-or-treating event on Monday, October 29 from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Members of the community are encouraged to stop by the facility […]

McGuire Group Honors More Than 100 Marking Milestones

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of 5 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York will honor more than 100 individuals who have been employed for 25 years or more on Wednesday, September 26th from 6 – 9 pm at the Protocol Restaurant, […]

Harris Hill Residents Pack Backpacks for Students

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster helped usher the kids back to school this fall by donating stuffed backpacks filled with school supplies. The facility held a supply drive throughout the summer and received a generous amount of items. The residents […]

Birthday Twins Celebrate Big at Northgate

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 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 […]

Garden Gate Honors Linda Fraser for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865  The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga  is pleased to announce that Linda Fraser of Cheektowaga celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As an activities leader, Ms. Fraser is responsible for assisting the residents with activity programs, providing […]

Harris Hill Honors Annie Spano for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Annie Spano, RN, BSN, WCC, of Lancaster celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of subacute services, Mrs. Spano is responsible for coordinating admission and […]

The McGuire Group Honors Amanda Dudek for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Amanda Dudek of Hamburg celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a member of the rehabilitation team, Ms. Dudek provides therapy to the […]

Harris Hill Honors Patricia Lamb-Gonzalez for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Patricia Lamb-Gonzalez of Depew celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a Journeys associate, Ms. Lamb-Gonzalez is responsible for enhancing the quality of life for residents who […]

Northgate Honors Rukhsana Mahmood for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Rukhsana Mahmood of North Tonawanda is being recognized for 5 years of service with the company. As a certified nursing assistant and hospitality aide, Mrs. Mahmood is responsible […]

Northgate to Host 9th Annual Car & Bike Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars or motorcycles to Northgate Health Care Facility’s 9th Annual Car Show on Thursday, August 23 from 6 – 8 pm at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. For more information, call […]

Seneca Honors Sharina Morris for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Sharina Morris, LPN, celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Mrs. Morris is responsible for promoting the health, wellness and illness prevention […]

Northgate’s 9th Annual Dog Show Winners

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865                 Participants in Northgate Health Care Facility’s 9th annual dog show took home prizes in various categories. From left: Carrie, with owner Evie VanUden from Lockport took best in show; Cubby, with owner Brody Stutz of North Tonawanda, […]

Autumn View Resident Inez “Liz” Shafer Celebrates 107th Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Inez “Liz” Shaffer celebrated her 107 birthday at a party in her honor held at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg where she is a resident. She was born on June 28, 1911 in Lake City, Pennsylvania. Liz worked as a chef, […]

Community Invited to Northgate Carnival Day

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to take part in Northgate Health Care Facility’s family friendly Carnival Day on Saturday, July 21 from 1 pm – 3:30 pm at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda.  The event will feature free games, popcorn, cotton candy […]

Northgate to Host Annual Dog Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at 716-479-3865   WHO: Members of the community as well as staff and family members of the residents at Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda. WHAT: Northgate Health Care Facility will host its 9th Annual Dog Show. Participants and their dogs will parade down the […]

Seneca Health Care Center to Host Annual Yard Sale

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street in West Seneca, will be hosting a yard sale on Friday, July 20 from 10:30 am – 4 pm.  If you would like to donate an item for the sale, please contact Melissa […]

Dana M. Mata Appointed as Administrative Director at Harris Hill Nursing Facility

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five local nursing and rehabilitation facilities, announces the appointment of Dana M. Mata, RN, as administrative director of its Harris Hill Nursing Facility on Wehrle Drive in Williamsville. Previously, she held the position of director of nursing at […]

Community Invited to Garden Gate’s 5th Annual Garden Walk

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   Members of the community are invited to take a stroll around the grounds of The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road in Cheektowaga, during the facility’s 5th annual Garden Walk on Sunday, July 22 from 1 – 4 […]

Autumn View Honors Cynthia V. Winkler for Two Decades of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Cynthia V. Winkler of Hamburg celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Winkler is responsible for assisting residents with their activities […]

Community Members Invited to Take Part in Northgate’s 9th Annual Dog Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Calling all dogs! On Friday, June 29 at 2 pm, The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda will host its 9th Annual Dog Show. Residents from the community are welcome to enter their dogs and show off the […]

Cheektowaga Couple Celebrates 70 Years of Marriage

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Helen Koeppelle, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, and her husband Carl of Cheektowaga celebrated their 70th anniversary at a party in their honor. They were married on June 5, 1948 and have been residents of […]

Brookhaven Honors Rafaela Giunta for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue, is pleased to recognize Rafaela Giunta of Holbrook for 5 years of service with the company. As a payroll associate, Mrs. Giunta is responsible for the management and administration of the facility’s payroll […]

Seneca Honors Jeff Diegelman for 25 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Jeff Diegelman of West Seneca celebrated his 25-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Diegelman is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 106th Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   Hazel McClintic, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 106th birthday at a special party in her honor. Hazel was born in Buffalo on May 26, 1912. She was married to the late Gene […]

Autumn View Honors Linda Ott for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Linda Ott of Lake View celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As an activities leader, Ms. Ott is responsible for coordinating planned activities for the residents […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Susan LeRoy for 25 Years of Service

  For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that that Susan LeRoy of Cheektowaga is being recognized for 25 years of service with the company. As the facility beautician, Mrs. LeRoy is responsible for providing hair care […]

Northgate Honors Alfred E. Carroll, III for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Alfred E. Carroll, III, of Java Center is being recognized for 10 years of service with the company. As the environmental services manager, Carroll is responsible for overseeing […]

Northgate Honors Dawn S. Carroll for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Dawn S. Carroll, LPN, of Java Center is being recognized for 15 years of service with the company. As a nurse and resident care coordinator, Mrs. Carroll is […]

Northgate Honors Cheryl Kratts for 25 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Cheryl Kratts, COTA, of North Tonawanda is being recognized for 25 years of service with the company. As a certified occupational therapy aide and long-term care specialist, Mrs. […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Laura Cambria for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue, is pleased to recognize Laura Cambria of Medford for 5 years of service with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Cambria is responsible for the hands-on care of the residents. She […]

Autumn View Honors Kathleen Kaczmarek for Two Decades of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Kathleen Kaczmarek, LPN, of Eden, is being recognized for 20-years of service with the company. As an LPN charge nurse, Mrs. Kaczmarek is responsible for overseeing the care […]

Veterans, Seniors, Children to Recognize Armed Forces Day

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director (716) 479-3865 WHO: More than 30 residents, veterans, staff and children from The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility. WHAT: In recognition of Armed Forces Day, residents, veterans, staff and family members will be placing nearly 100 flags around the grounds of the facility to […]

McGuire Group Offers Free Community Forum – Health & the Human Spirit – Holistic Care at the End of Life

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five nursing and rehabilitation facilities in WNY, is offering a free community forum titled Health & the Human Spirit – Holistic Care at the End of Life on Tuesday, June 5 at Giancarlo’s Restaurant, 5110 Main Street, Williamsville. […]

Northgate Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Sandy Bastille of Sanborn was honored as the volunteer of the year at the facility’s 25th Annual Volunteer Awards Ceremony held at The Hideaway Grille in North […]

Poetry Club Readings

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Clarence resident Karin Johnson, a volunteer at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster and a retired school teacher, has been working with the residents to channel their creativity and write collaborative poems. The poetry club meets once a month and includes reading, writing […]

Garden Gate Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga hosted its 25th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon at Chef’s Restaurant. Jane Giardina of West Seneca was recognized as the facility’s 2018 volunteer of the year. Ms. Giardina serves as a Eucharistic […]

The McGuire Group & McGuire Development Co. Slated to Relocate Headquarters June 2018

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   As of June 25, 2018, The McGuire Group and McGuire Development Co. will relocate their corporate headquarters from 560 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo to 455 Cayuga Road, Buffalo in Airport Commerce Park. This move signifies the rapid growth both organizations have experienced, as […]

Seneca Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca hosted its 25th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon recently. Ken Eicheldinger was recognized as the 2018 Volunteer of the Year. Eicheldinger has been volunteering at the facility since his mother became a […]

Harris Hill Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster hosted its 25th annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Luncheon at Santora’s Restaurant. More than 40 volunteers were in attendance including those who offer religious services, provide companionship to the residents, perform music, bake and […]

Autumn View Names 2018 Volunteer of the Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg hosted its 25th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon recently. Alice Holowka of Hamburg was recognized as the 2018 volunteer of the year. Alice has been volunteering since September of 2017 and is […]

McGuire Facilities, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position at a McGuire Group facility during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years […]

Seneca Health Care Center, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center on Seneca Street in West Seneca has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position within the company during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years of age […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility on Wehrle Drive in Lancaster has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position with the company during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years of age by […]

Autumn View Health Care Facility, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility on Southwestern Blvd in Hamburg has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position within the company during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years of age […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility on Union Road in Cheektowaga has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position within the company during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years of age […]

Northgate Health Care Facility, BOCES Offer Fully-Funded 12-Month LPN Program

Contact:         Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility on Nash Road in North Tonawanda has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month fully-funded LPN certificate program. Participants are guaranteed a position within the company during the training period and upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 years of […]

Autumn View Honors Cynthia Iafallo for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Cynthia Iafallo of Orchard Park celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Mrs. Iafallo is responsible for assisting residents with their activities […]

McGuire Group Honors Elizabeth Ackerman for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Ackerman celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As an admissions screener, Mrs. Ackerman is responsible for meeting with potential patients and screening […]

Autumn View Honors Sarah Howard for 5 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Sarah Howard, PT, DPT, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist, Mrs. Howard works with patients to enhance their range of motion, restore […]

Garden Gate Residents Discover What’s in Gramma’s Trunk

Contact:     Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Hats, masks and boas were just a few of the items that Garden Gate Health Care Facility residents found in gramma’s trunk. The residents beat the winter blues with a lively game that included passing a number of items around the table to the sound of the music. […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Patricia Houlihan for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Patricia Houlihan celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a therapist aide, Mrs. Houlihan is responsible for assisting the long-term residents with their range of motion […]

Northgate Honors Josie Cultrara for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Josie Cultrara of Kenmore celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As an MDS associate, Mrs. Cultrara assists the resident care coordinators to facilitate MDS (Minimum Data […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Doreen Hoppy for 25 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Doreen D. Hoppy, RN, BSN, RAC-CT, of Getzville lebrated her 25-year employment anniversary with the company. As the associate director for resident care coordination, Ms. Hoppy is responsible for […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (631) 447-8800 Debi Gaines, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. She will be recognized at the ACHCA’s […]

Autumn View Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Aaron Polanski, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. He will be recognized at the ACHCA’s […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Patrick McFeely, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. He will be recognized at the ACHCA’s […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Jonathan Hart, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. He will be recognized at the ACHCA’s 52nd […]

Northgate Health Care Facility Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Terry Collins, RN, LNHA, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. She will be recognized at the […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honored by ACHCA as Top Performer

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. The award was introduced in 2008 by one of ACHCA’s most revered […]

The McGuire Group Facilities Honored by ACHCA as Top Performers

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s five Western New York Facilities are the recipients of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Awards presented by the American College of Health Care Administrators, ACHCA. The award was introduced in 2008 by one of ACHCA’s most revered leaders, the […]

McGuire Group’s Long Island Facility Earns Top Quintile Rating for 5th Year

  For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 For the past five years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates nearly 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of […]

McGuire Group’s WNY Facilities Earn Top Quintile Rating for 5th Year

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865   For the past five years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates nearly 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of […]

Harris Hill Resident Ruth Moore Celebrates 103rd Birthday

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Ruth Moore, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. She was born on January 15, 1915 in Buffalo to Violet (Bowers) and Emil Beutler. Ruth’s mother passed away […]

Garden Gate Letters Bring Smiles to Soldiers’ Faces

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Western New York natives and soldiers from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (forward) stationed in Ukraine were all smiles as they opened cards and letters sent to them by the residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga. […]

McGuire Group growing nursing home business under new statewide program

By Tracey Drury  –  Reporter, Buffalo Business First Nov 18, 2016, 1:45pm Four McGuire Group nursing homes have been selected to participate in a statewide program aimed at reducing avoidable hospitalizations. The sites — Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville and Seneca Health Care […]

Honoring Northgate’s Heroes Past & Present

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communications director, (716) 479-3865 More than 65 employees, residents and family members from Northgate Health Care Facility proudly honored veterans at the facility’s annual recognition ceremony. The event included a reading of each veteran’s rank and branch of service followed by the presentation of a certificate, pin and […]

Items to Donate for Northgate’s Blessing Bags

  Thank you for your interest in donating to Northgate’s Blessing Bag Program! We will be accepting donations from now until Monday, January 29th.  All donations can be dropped off at the Front Desk or Activities Department. Activities staff and residents will be making the Blessing Bags on January 30th. All items should be either travel […]

McGuire Facilities & BOCES Partner for Nursing Program

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, has partnered with Erie 2 BOCES to provide a 12-month LPN certificate program. Participants can have their education fully funded and are guaranteed a position at one of The McGuire […]

Letters from Home for the Holidays

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at Garden Gate Health Care Facility recently decorated festive holiday cards for 250 soldiers in the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (forward) stationed in Ukraine. Activity Director Rhonda Gorman’s son Derrick Garner of Cheektowaga is the public affairs officer for the team […]

Whittemore Named as Administrator at Five-Star Seneca Health Care Center

For more information, contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five local nursing and rehabilitation facilities, announces the appointment of Kirsten Whittemore, ANP, MS, LNHA, as administrator of its Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca. In this capacity, Whittemore is responsible for the oversight and operation of all […]

Community Invited to Free Fall Prevention Seminar

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to a free Fall Prevention seminar on Wednesday, November 29 at 10 am at the Hamburg Senior Center, 4540 Southwestern Blvd, Hamburg. The seminar will feature guest speaker Carlen Koons, PT, DPT, WCC from Autumn View Health […]

Autumn View Patient Approaches Cancer Recovery with Humor and Logic

Rick LeFeber, of the Village of Cattaraugus, is no stranger to hard work or the occasional ache and pain that comes with it. At 71, this Vietnam veteran spends his days managing more than 1,000 acres between his Zaepfel Nature Sanctuary in Napoi, NY and the 12.14-mile Pat McGee Trail which runs from Salamanca to […]

Northgate Honors Veteran Robert Ohlenschlager

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Robert Ohlenschlager was born on October 3, 1929 in Buffalo, NY. He served in the Army from October of 1946 – September of 1949 and was stationed in Alaska with the 208 Signal Service Command during World War II. He retired at the […]

Harris Hill Honors Veteran William Zaller

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 William Zaller was born in Silver Creek, NY on July 21, 1926. He served in the Army from 1944 – 1946 and was an assistant tank driver of an M4 Gunner during World War II. He served in Japan, Washington state and Fort […]

Garden Gate Honors Veteran Jimmy Jackson

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Jimmy Jackson was born on September 3, 1947 in Besmar, AL. He served in the Army as a sharpman shooter for 14 months during the Vietnam War. While in Saigon, he was a transportation dispatcher and was mentored by a handicapped civilian, “Mr. […]

Autumn View Honors Veteran Thelma Sardina

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Thelma (Williamson) Sardina was born on September 29, 1922 in Philadelphia, PA. She served for three years in the Navy as a radio operator during World War II. Her tenure ended in 1945 and she retired at the rank of 2nd class radioman. […]

Garden Gate to Host Craft Bazaar

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a Christmas Craft Show on Saturday, December 9 from 9 am – 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. The event is free and will include a unique variety of crafters with […]

Seneca Residents Take Trip to Pumpkin Farm

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Residents at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca got into the fall spirit with a trip to the Great Pumpkin Farm. Pictured from left are residents Linda Domros, formerly of Buffalo; Activity Leader Mark Cavanaugh from West Seneca; Elaine […]

Harris Hill Hosts Annual Craft Bazaar

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a Craft Bazaar on Friday, December 1 from 10 am – 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster. The event is free and will include a unique variety of crafters with […]

McGuire Rehab Centers – Heart Warming Cardiac Care

As Buffalo’s seasonal weather reveals its true colors, our enthusiasm for exercise and physical activity tends to cool. This trend doesn’t bode well for Western New Yorkers since we already experience one of the highest rates of stroke and cardiovascular disease in the Northeast.  For those living with cardiac conditions, it’s important to stay focused […]

Harris Hill to Host Annual Dog Show

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 WHO: Community members, staff, volunteers and family members from The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility. WHAT: Harris Hill will be hosting its annual Howling Halloween Dog Show. Owners and their dogs are encouraged to dress in costume. Participants will parade in front […]

Garden Gate Resident Shares Savory Sauce

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Garden Gate Health Care Facility resident Calogera (Leana) Galatioto loved to cook for her family. One of her favorite recipes was making sauce and meatballs. So, when she asked if she could make sauce for the residents and staff at Garden Gate, they […]

Autumn View Honors Wendy Shealy for 20 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Wendy Shealy of Angola celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Shealy provides hands-on care to her patients, assists them with […]

Northgate Residents Try Non-Traditional Bowling

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Bowling balls can come in many shapes, sizes and fruits! Residents at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda recently gave a fall twist to this fun sport by using pumpkins as bowling balls. There were plenty of smiles and […]

Brookhaven Honors Lillian O’Connell for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Lillian O’Connell of East Patchogue celebrated 15 years of employment with the company. As a housekeeper, Mrs. O’Connell is responsible for ensuring the facility remains clean and safe […]

Northgate Honors Melissa Schneider for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Melissa Schneider of North Tonawanda celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Schneider is responsible for providing hands-on care to the […]

Autumn View Honors Julie A. English for 15 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Julie A. English, LPN, of Lakeview celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a cart nurse on the 11 pm – 7 am shift, Ms. English […]

McGuire Group Honors Marcia DeFazio for Decade of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Marcia DeFazio of Hamburg celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of speech-language pathology, DeFazio is responsible for writing policies and […]

Community Invited to Trick-or-Treating Event

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, will be hosting its annual safe Halloween trick-or-treating event on Friday, October 27 from 4 pm – 6 pm. Members of the community are encouraged to stop by the facility dressed in […]

Autumn View Honors Dawn Bush for 10 Years of Service

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Dawn M. Bush of Lackawanna celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a business office assistant, Ms. Bush is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day functions […]

Autumn View Honors Sheri Madison for 10 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (176) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Sheri Madison celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Madison provides hands-on care to the patients on the facility’s subacute rehabilitation […]

Brookhaven Honors Employee for Decade of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Jeanne-Marie Macchio, RN, FNP celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered nurse and family nurse practitioner, Ms. Macchio is responsible for supervising and training […]

Garden Gate Honors Linda Bozek for 25 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Center in Cheektowaga, NY is pleased to announce that Linda Bozek celebrated her 25-year employment anniversary with the company. As the payroll manager, Mrs. Bozek performs functions associated with the overall management and administration of the […]

Harris Hill Raises the Pink Flag for Breast Cancer Awareness

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 WHO: Breast cancer survivors, employees, residents and community members. WHAT: Harris Hill Nursing Facility will be hosting its second annual breast cancer awareness flag raising ceremony to honor and remember those who have been touched by breast cancer. A pink ribbon flag will […]

Seneca Health Care Center Employee Honored for Decade of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Nicole Lehsten of Elma celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Ms. Lehsten is responsible for administering treatments and medications, providing hands-on […]

Howling Good Time for People and Pets

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster is inviting members of the community and their dogs to take part in a Howling Halloween Dog Show on Saturday, October 28 at 2 pm. Owners and their dogs are encouraged to dress […]

Autumn View, Elected Officials Honor 95-Year-Old Veteran Volunteer

Residents, staff and volunteers from The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg hosted a special party in honor of volunteer Thelma Sardina’s 95th birthday on September 29. Thelma resides in Lakeview and has been a volunteer at Autumn View for 34 years.   The event included proclamation presentations from the offices of […]

Wrapping Up Another Season of Great Cars

Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Samantha Disinger, Activities Director, 694-7700 x 147 Northgate Health Care Facility’s Annual Car Show was a huge success with 40 cars, live entertainment by Kathy Carr, a 50/50 raffle and hot dog sale. The event raised $225 for the resident council. Northgate Health Care Facility provides 24-hour skilled nursing […]

Autumn View & Elected Officials Honor 95-Year-Old Veteran Volunteer

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865   WHO: Employees, residents and volunteers from The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility, along with Hamburg Town Supervisor Steve Walters, Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon and Jackie McGuire-Gurney, director of community & investor relations for The McGuire Group. WHAT: A special […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Mitchell for 10 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at: (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Charlene Mitchell lebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a cook, Ms. Mitchell is responsible for preparing and cooking nutritious and appetizing meals for the residents and […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Mostiller for 20 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Angela Mostiller of Kenmore celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of human resources, Angela is responsible for representing the company to employees and prospective […]

McGuire Group Honors Clarence Resident for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Barb Johnson of Clarence celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of The McGuire Group’s Journeys palliative care program, Barb is responsible […]

Seneca Health Care Center Employee Honored for 30 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Gloria L. Walczyk of West Seneca celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the company. As a dietary aide, Ms. Walczyk is responsible for supporting the health and well-being of […]

Brookhaven Honors Employee for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Eileen Chrystal, RN, BSN, MS, RAC-CT, of Shoreham celebrated 5 years of employment with the company. As a resident care coordinator, Chrystal is responsible for completing the MDS […]

Garden Gate Health Care Center Employee Honored for 20 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Center in Cheektowaga, NY is pleased to announce that Rachel Bezak of West Seneca, NY celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a dietary aide, Ms. Bezak is responsible for supporting the health and well-being […]

Garden Gate Residents Paint Their Way Across Town

For More Information, Please Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 Residents from The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga took part in the Sweet Buffalo Rocks painting adventure. The residents decorated the rocks which will be left around Buffalo to brighten the days of those who find them. Garden Gate Health […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Staff Hosts Disaster Preparedness Drill

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Employees at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville hosted a real-time disaster preparedness drill to practice the protocols and steps that would be followed in the event of a true emergency. The mock scenario focused on reviewing the procedures necessary for […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 103 Years

For Immediate Release, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Dorothea Lapress, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. Dorothea was born in West Seneca on September 13, 1914. She and her husband, the late Laverne Lapress, […]

Generosity Across Generations

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Residents and activity staff at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg bid a fond farewell Junior Volunteer Harmony Errington of Lackawanna. Harmony spent time visiting one-on-one with the residents, assisting with activities and helping wherever she was needed. “The impact that Harmony […]

What Could Be Better Than Bingo

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg hosted a family BINGO event with the help of junior volunteers Tanner and Tessa O’Neil of Blasdell.  The residents enjoyed wrapping up the summer with an old-time favorite. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides 24-hour skilled […]

What To Look For in a Physical & Occupational Therapy Program

What To Look For in a Physical & Occupational Therapy Program It’s hard to deny that the most rewarding achievements in life are generally attained through hard work and determination. This is true when it comes to our job, our extracurricular activities and our health. In today’s society, we live, play and work hard and […]

Jim McGuire Talks About Meeting the Growing Demands of the Region’s Aging Population at Business First’s Round Table Discussion

McGuire Group’s CEO Jim McGuire was pleased to take part in Business First’s Inner Circle Round Table Discussion regarding meeting the growing demands of the region’s aging population. Read More

Free Seminar – Preventing Falls with At-Home Exercises

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to a free seminar titled Preventing Falls with At-Home Exercises on Wednesday, August 30 at 10 am at the Hamburg Senior Center, 4540 Southwestern Blvd, Hamburg. The seminar will featured guest speaker Carlen Koons, PT, DPT, WCC […]

McGuire Group Honors Clarence Resident for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Coordinator at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Barbara Lesswing, RN, of Clarence celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As resident care coordinator, Ms. Lesswing is responsible for compiling data regarding […]

McGuire Group Honors Tonawanda Resident for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Angela Andrews, LPN, of Tonawanda, celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As an LPN nurse facilitator, Andrews works closely with all of The […]

Northgate to Host 8th Annual Car Show

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars to take part in Northgate Health Care Facility’s 8th Annual Car Show on Thursday, August 24 from 7 – 8:30 pm at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. To register a […]

What To Look For in a Physical & Occupational Therapy Program

The most rewarding achievements in life are generally attained through hard work and determination. In today’s society, we live, play and work hard and our bodies are a reflection of this. As a result, we often experience hip, knee and shoulder injuries that that affect our overall quality of life. Thankfully, technological advances have enabled […]

Harris Hill Residents Support a Great Cause

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 What’s better than a cold glass of lemonade on a steamy summer day! Recently, the Resident Council at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster sold the refreshing lemonade drinks as part of a fund-raiser to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which supports childhood […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Only Nursing Home on LI Awarded Grants

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue has been awarded two grants totaling $1,720,940 as part of the $491 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. A total of 13 projects on Long Island […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility One of Two Local Nursing Homes Awarded Grant Funding

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville has been awarded a $200,000 grant as part of the $491 million Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program announced by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. As part of a larger project, the 192-bed skilled nursing […]

Harris Hill Hosts Graduation for Hospitality Students

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 Students from Clarence and Lancaster High Schools graduated from Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s second annual hospitality internship program. Students have been volunteering for the 2016-2017 school year as part of a joint program between the districts and the facility. During the year, the students […]

Harris Hill to Host Annual Car Show

For More Information, Please Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars to take part in Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 16 from 5 – 8:30 pm at 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. There is no charge for […]

Garden Gate to Host 6th Annual Car Show

For More Information, Please Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Owners of classic and specialty cars are welcome to join in the fun at Garden Gate Health Care Facility’s 6th Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 9 from 6 – 8 pm at the facility located at 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. Those interested […]

Garden Gate Hosts 4th Annual Garden Walk

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to take a stroll around the grounds of The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road in Cheektowaga, during the facility’s fourth annual Garden Walk on Sunday, July 23 from 1 – 4 pm. […]

The McGuire Group’s Support Groups – Memory Loss, Caregiving, Bereavement

Being a caregiver requires patience, understanding and creativity. Knowledge is essential for being proactive and anticipating hazards or issues before they arise. One of the best ways to learn effective caregiving techniques is to attend a support group. You’ll be surprised at the tips you can pick up, the friendships you’ll make and the emotional […]

Northgate Honors Volunteers of the Year

Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Sam Disinger, Activities Director, 694-7700 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Aida Luraschi and Linda Koeth, both of North Tonawanda, were honored as volunteers of the year at the facility’s 24th Annual Volunteer Luncheon and Awards Ceremony. The women have […]

Music Therapy Gives Residents Opportunities to Perform

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The music therapy program at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg gives residents an opportunity to continue their life-long love of music. Whether through song, playing instruments or simply listening to the music, the program is designed to improve […]

Alzheimer’s Association Presents Free Seminar – Sensitivity to the Dementia Experience at Northgate

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865   The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda will be hosting a free seminar titled Sensitivity to the Dementia Experience presented by Julia Szprygada from the Alzheimer’s Association, WNY Chapter. The event will be held on Monday, June […]

All McGuire Facilities Earn 5 Stars in Federal Government’s Refreshed Ratings

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, a local operator of nursing and rehabilitation facilities, is pleased to announce that all five of its Western New York facilities are rated five stars out of five by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. This makes the […]

Garden Gate Resident Hazel McClintic Celebrates 105 Years

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Hazel McClintic, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 105th birthday at a special party in her honor. Hazel was born in Buffalo on May 26, 1912. She was married to the late Gene McClintic […]

Autumn View Honors Those That Served

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The Autumn View crew! Activities Leaders Anna Thomas (left) and Arielle Ortlinghaus, along with residents Jean Valentine and Fred Fineour, were busy getting ready for Memorial Day by placing American flags around the grounds of Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg to […]

Garden Gate Resident Helen Szkotnicki Celebrates 100 Years!

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Helen Szkotnicki, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100 birthday at a party in her honor. Helen was born on May 22, 1917 in Massachusetts. She and her late husband resided in Cheektowaga and had […]

NEW DATE for Northgate’s 8th Annual Dog Show

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE! North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Calling all dogs! On Friday, June 30 at 2 pm, The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda will host its 8th Annual Dog Show. Residents from the community are welcome to […]

Senator Croci Recognizes Brookhaven Nurses at Annual Event

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Kellie Burridge, RN, director of nursing (pictured on the right) at Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue, and Diana Asare, RN, assistant director of nursing (left) are pictured with Administrator Debi Gaines at Senator Thomas D. Croci’s 3rd Senatorial District Nurse Appreciation […]

Garden Gate Honors Shirley Cherry for 25 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Shirley Cherry of West Seneca recently celebrated her 25-year employment anniversary with the company. As an LPN, Ms. Cherry is responsible for maintaining the health of the residents […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Volunteer of the Year

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster hosted its 24th annual Volunteer Recognition and Awards Luncheon for more than 50 individuals at Forestview Restaurant. Ellia Flejtuch was recognized as the 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Miss Flejtuch is a student at […]

Autumn View Health Care Facility Honors Ashley Davis for 10 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Ashley Davis, LPN, of Hamburg celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As an LPN, Mrs. Davis is responsible for administering medications and treatments to the residents, charting […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Alysha Nolder for 5 Years of Service

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Alysha Nolder, OTR/L of Depew, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an occupational therapist, Ms. Nolder performs occupational therapy evaluations and assessments, provides patient-centered treatments and assists […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Erin Collins for 5 Years of Service

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Erin Collins of Buffalo celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a medical records clerk, Ms. Collins is responsible for scheduling appointments for the residents and handling paperwork […]

Autumn View Health Care Facility Names 2017 Volunteer of the Year

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg hosted its 24th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon recently. Sister Benedicta Dega of Hamburg was recognized as the 2017 volunteer of the year. Sister began volunteering at Autumn View in September of […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Names Volunteer of the Year

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga hosted its 24th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon. Joe Crowley of West Seneca was recognized as the facility’s 2017 volunteer of the year. Crowley he has been volunteering at Garden Gate since […]

Seneca Health Care Center Names Volunteer of the Year

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca hosted its 24th annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon recently. Art Girasole was recognized as the 2017 Volunteer of the Year. Girasole has been volunteering at the facility for three years. He resides in […]

Harris Hill Honors Lori Lorenz for Decade of Service

For More Information, Please Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Lori Lorenz, DTR, of Williamsville, celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a part-time dietetic technician, Lorenz is responsible for assisting the dietitian and full-time dietetic technician […]

Carving the Butter Lambs

Contact: Amy McKnight, activity director, 648-2450 Dawn Harsch, communications director, 479-3865 Employees at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg celebrated last week with a butter lamb making contest. The rules were simple…sculpt a lamb in 15 minutes using only a plastic knife and a toothpick. The activities department supplied the butter, peppercorns, ribbon and […]

North Tonawanda Resident Honored as Health Care Champion

Contact:           Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 North Tonawanda, NY – Sherry Trinkwalder, RN, director of nursing at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, has been chosen as a 2017 Health Care Champion by Business First. Since joining the company in 1992, Trinkwalder has been responsible for developing, molding and contributing to […]

Donations for a Good Cause

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Samantha Disinger, Activities Director, 694-7700 x 147 North Tonawanda, NY – The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda, is a drop off donation site for the Alzheimer’s Association, WNY Chapter’s FUNDrive. Donate gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, books, linens and […]

Return to Your Pastimes Quicker & Safer

Are you suffering from joint pain or considering elective surgery for a joint replacement? If so, the therapy professionals at The McGuire Rehabilitation Centers can help you return to your pastimes quicker and safer with the training and treatment you need to make it happen. Our therapists look at your situation holistically for functionality and […]

McGuire Group Recognizes McConnaghy for Decade of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, is pleased to recognize Chris McConnaghy of Amherst for 10 years of service with the company. As a programmer, McConnaghy is responsible for creating, modifying and supporting in-house […]

Northgate Recognizes Excellence

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Employees at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda were recognized for their conscientious commitment to perfect and near-perfect attendance in 2016 during the facility’s annual awards ceremony. Each honoree received a certificate of recognition and a gift card in […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Brittany Venderwerf for 10 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Brittany Vanderwerf of Buffalo celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a dietary aide, Ms. Vanderwerf is responsible for preparing and serving nutritious and appetizing meals […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Stacy Bastian for 20 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865   The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Stacy L. Bastian, RN, BSN, celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As the assistant administrator, Bastian is responsible for the oversight of the nursing department as […]

McGuire Group Offers Free Community Program on How to Indicate Personal Health Care Wishes

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five nursing and rehabilitation facilities in WNY, is offering a free community forum titled Making Clear Medical Choices: Letting Your Medical Wishes Be Known to Your Loved Ones on Tuesday, April 25 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit […]

Brookhaven Administrator Debi Gaines Named Administrator of the Year by ACHCA

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 542-3865 Debi Gaines, administrator at The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue, was the recipient of the 2017 Stanley Poskanzer Administrator of the Year Award presented by the New York Chapter of the ACHCA, American College of Health Care Administrators. Gaines […]

Northgate Resident Theresa Rivas Celebrates 103 Years

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Theresa Rivas, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, celebrated her 103 birthday at a party in her honor. Mrs. Rivas was born on February 24, 1914 in Spain. She lived there and in France before moving […]

A Sweet Celebration at Northgate

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 542-3865 Employees and residents at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda chased away the winter blues one scoop at a time during an Ice Cream Relay held recently. After the event was over, everyone enjoyed the melting concoctions they had […]

The McGuire Group and BOCES Partner for LPN Training Program

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, and Erie 2 BOCES have partnered to provide a 12-month LPN certificate program. Participants can have their education fully funded and are guaranteed a position upon graduation. Applicants must be 18 […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates Century

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Carmella Rizzo, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, will celebrate her 100 birthday at a party in her honor this week. Carmella was born in Buffalo on February 18, 1917 to Frank and Lucy Verdi. She met […]

Brookhaven Care Facility Employee Honored for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Diana Feinberg, OTR/L celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an occupational therapist, Mrs. Feinberg is responsible for evaluating and treating patients, collaborating with other disciplines […]

Garden Gate Resident Hits Century Mark

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Genevieve Jaskowiak, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her100th birthday at party in her honor. Genevieve was born in Buffalo on January 24, 1917 to Michael and Marie Trafalski. She had four brothers and two […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Earns Top Quintile Ranking Four Consecutive Years

  For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 For the past four years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates more than 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of […]

McGuire Group’s WNY Facilities Earn Top Quintile Ranking Four Consecutive Years

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 For the past four years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates more than 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of measurable […]

RNs and LPNs invited to Harris Hill’s Job Fair

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Registered and licensed nurses who are looking for leadership opportunities are invited to interview at Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s job fair on Wednesday, January 18 from 11 am – 6 pm at 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. The company is looking for self-starters with strong […]

McGuire Group Honors Charlene Damato for Years of Service  

  For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five local health care facilities, is pleased to announce that Charlene Damato, LPN, of Cheektowaga celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Ms. Damato is responsible for providing direct patient care […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Renee Rogers for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Renee Rogers, MM, LCAT, MT-BC, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a music therapist, Mrs. Rogers oversees activities programming and staff on the specialized memory care unit. […]

Santa’s Helpers

For Immediate Release, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Chris Kringle had a few helpers this holiday season at Seneca Health Care Facility. Snowball, the resident canine, had fun helping Resident Council President Joe Krause (right) and employee Jessica Setlock get the facility ready for the holidays. Seneca Health Care Center provides 24-hour […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Honors Joann Szatkowski for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Joann Szatkowski of Clarence celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an activity leader, Mrs. Szatkowski is responsible for conducting recreational activities for the residents and patients in […]

A Warm Hug for Christmas

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 Cindy Smith, a patient in the subacute rehabilitation program at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, has made a generous donation of handmade blankets to the residents at the facility. She met them while playing Bingo and noticed that some of them […]

McGuire Group, VestraCare Partnership Brings Joint Vision, Unprecedented Technology to WNY

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Coordinator (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of seven health care facilities in New York and Michigan, and VestraCare, operator of three health care facilities in New York, are pleased to announce a joint venture partnership. The transaction gives the Farbenblum family of VestraCare, a 20-percent ownership […]

The Claus Family Visits Autumn View for Annual Tree Lighting

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 Employees, residents and family members had a fantastic time at Autumn View Health Care Facility’s annual tree lighting event held at the Hamburg facility recently. Mr. & Mrs. Claus took time to stop by during their busy season as did Hamburg Supervisor Steven Walters […]

McGuire Group Recognizes Dawn Thomas for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of five local health care facilities, is pleased to announce that Dawn Thomas, LPN, celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Ms. Thomas is responsible for providing direct patient care including medication administration, […]

Seneca Recognizes Nicholas Macaione for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Nicholas Macaione, LPN, of West Seneca celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an LPN clinical instructor, Macaione is responsible for quality and education. In this capacity, […]

A Day at the Theater

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 Residents, staff and volunteers from Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda attended a performance of the Nutcracker put on by the students from Classical Ballet of WNY and Lockport City Ballet. The annual event featured six shows and was held at Lockport High […]

Autumn View is Holiday Ready Thanks to West Herr

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Autumn View Health Care Facility is in bloom and ready for the holidays thanks to Mike Gannon of the West Herr Auto Group who dropped off a colorful array of poinsettias for the residents and staff to enjoy. Autumn View Health Care Facility provides […]

Brookhaven Employee Norma Contreras Kester Honored for Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 542-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Norma Contreras Kester celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a laundry aide and housekeeper, Mrs. Kester is responsible washing, labeling and delivering the personal clothing items […]

Harris Hill to Host Free Craft Bazaar December 9th

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a Craft Bazaar on Friday, December 9 from 10 am – 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Lancaster. The event is free and will include a unique variety of crafters with items […]

Garden Gate to Host Free Craft Bazaar December 2nd

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The public is invited to a Craft Bazaar on Friday, December 2 from 9 am – 3:30 pm at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga. The event is free and will include a unique variety of crafters with items […]

Brookhaven Employee Diana Asare Honored for 15 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Diana Asare, RN, celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As the assistant director of nursing, Mrs. Asare is responsible for assisting the director of nursing in planning, […]

McGuire Group Honors Merle C. Bricklemeyer Jr for 25 Years of Service

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Merle C. Bricklemeyer Jr of Lackawanna celebrated his 25-year employment anniversary with the company. Over his more than two decades of service, Mr. Bricklemeyer has worked […]

Caregiver Support Group

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 A caregiver support group designed for individuals who have a loved one in a nursing facility will be facilitated by Barb Ronca and Sister Ann Helene Koenig on Monday, December 5 from 11 am – 12 noon at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing […]

West Seneca Facility Makes Holiday Donation of Pennies from Heaven

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 West Seneca Food Pantry Director Mary Lou Dietrich (left) accepts a donation of $400 in pennies from Seneca Health Care Center’s Admissions Coordinator Jamie Maloney (center) and Activity Director Karlena Santana. The pennies are part of a Pennies from Heaven campaign orchestrated by Seneca […]

McGuire Facilities Go Live With Avoidable Hospitalizations Initiative

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The month of November marked an important milestone for 60 nursing facilities and more than 200 practitioners across New York State, including four Erie County health care facilities owned by The McGuire Group: Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, Garden Gate Health Care […]

Put On A Happy Face

Contact: Amy McKnight, Activity Director, 648-2450 Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 479-3865 Residents at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg spent the afternoon adding a little “spice” to their pumpkins in preparation for Halloween! The residents will welcome a number of trick-or-treaters as they parade throughout the decorated facility! Autumn View Health Care Facility provides […]

Raising the Pink Flag: Media Advisory

Contact:           Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Date:               October 12, 2015   WHO: Employees, residents, family and community members. WHAT: Harris Hill Nursing Facility will be hosting a breast cancer awareness flag raising ceremony to honor and remember those who have been touched by breast cancer. A pink ribbon flag will be signed by all breast […]

October Bereavement Support Session at Seneca Health Care Center

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group will be hosting a free bereavement support session for anyone coping with grief, sadness or loss on Wednesday, October 19 at 5 pm at Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street, West Seneca. Bereavement/support groups are held on the third Wednesday […]

Multi-County Art Auction to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Artists from Erie and Niagara Counties were honored during a Memories in the Making Tea and Art Auction held at Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda recently. Artists had their framed watercolor artwork available as part of a silent auction held to benefit […]

Community & Vendors Invited to Seneca Health Care Center’s Fall Festival

For More Information, Please Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Community members and vendors are invited to attend a Fall Festival at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street in West Seneca, on Wednesday, October 12 from 5 – 8:30 pm. The event will feature a variety of vendors, crafters, pumpkin […]

Army Veteran Uses Determination as Weapon to Meet Weight Loss Goal

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Seeing an obstacle and overcoming it is all part of the job for a member of the United States Army; but, some missions can be more difficult than others. For Patricia McMahon, a veteran of the armed forces, her experience as a recruiter, personnel administrator […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 102 Years

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Dorothea Lapress, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga celebrated her 102 birthday at a party in her honor. Dorothea was born in West Seneca on September 13, 1914. She and her husband, the late Laverne Lapress, were married […]

An Engaging Therapy Session at Garden Gate

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 479-3865 As a patient in the rehabilitation program at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, Mark Krieger, 70, of Cheektowaga was focused on regaining strength in his weakened knee after a fall had injured it. During his daily treatments, he would share stories with his […]

Seneca Health Care to Host Community Yard Sale

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Employees and residents at The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street in West Seneca, will be hosting a community yard sale on Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23 from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm. The event will feature hundreds of items […]

Harris Hill Resident Celebrates a Century!

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Henrietta Glashauser, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster, will celebrate her 100th birthday on September 6 at a party in her honor. She was born in Buffalo in 1916 to Max and Mary Schleicher and had two siblings. She […]

Northgate Employee Honored for 10 Years of Service

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Leonard Hoffman celebrated his 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a courtesy shuttle driver and member of the maintenance department, Hoffman is responsible for ensuring the safe and timely […]

Brookhaven Care Facility Employee Honored for 15 Years of Service

  For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Hugo Rodriguez celebrated his 15-year employment anniversary with the company. Working in the maintenance department, Rodriguez is responsible for the upkeep, maintenance and safety of the entire facility. He […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Employee Honored for Years of Service

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Kirsten Bollinger celebrated her five-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist, Mrs. Bollinger is responsible for evaluating subacute patients and long-term residents and delivering rehabilitative programs to […]

Garden Gate Employee Honored for More Than 40 Years of Service

For More Information, Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Annette Sheehan of Cheektowaga celebrated her 42-year employment anniversary with the company. As a COTA (certified occupational therapy assistant), Annette is responsible for observing and reporting on patients’ and residents’ […]

Annual Car Show at Harris Hill

For More Information, Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars to take part in Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 10 from 5 – 8 pm at 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville. To register a vehicle, call Jillian Skibinski […]

Annual Car Show at Northgate

For More Information, Contact Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865   Members of the community are invited to bring their classic and collector cars to take part in Northgate Health Care Facility’s Seventh Annual Car Show on Wednesday, August 24 at 7 pm at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda. To register a vehicle, call […]

Honoring a Motorcycle Enthusiast

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director (716) 479-3865 Dennis Eggers, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is a motorcyclist and bike enthusiast with a lot of friends! Recently, more than 40 individuals affiliated with the American Legion Riders took part in a motorcycle show by displaying […]

Gail Schwartz Recognized at Autumn View

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865   Members of the Resident Council at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg are pleased to announce that Gail Schwartz, LPN of Angola was chosen as the employee of the month for August. As an LPN, Mrs. Schwartz is responsible for maintaining […]

Seneca Health Care Center Employee Honored for 15 Years of Service

For More Information, Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 Seneca Health Care Center is pleased to announce that Malissa Lempko of Cheektowaga celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Mrs. Lempko is responsible for assisting the residents with their activities of daily living, ensuring their safety, upholding their rights […]

McGuire’s Outpatient Rehab Helps Individuals With Dizziness & Balance

If you’ve ever experienced the sensation of dizziness or loss of balance you know it can be a dangerous disruption to your quality of life. According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, more than four out of 10 Americans will experience an episode of dizziness significant enough to send them to a […]

McGuire Group Honors Hamburg Resident for Years of Service

For more information contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director at (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group, operator of six health care facilities in New York State, is pleased to announce that Tom T. Phan of Hamburg celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of accounts receivable, Phan is responsible for managing the revenue […]

Seneca Resident’s War Time Efforts Honored

Contact:           Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, 542-3865 Joseph Krause, a resident at Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca, is pictured with a plaque and American flag that was flown over the United States capitol building on February 18th in honor of his 92nd birthday. The flag was flown at the request of the Honorable Maria […]

Seneca Health Care Center Employee Honored for Decade of Service

For More Information Contact: Dawn Harsch, Communications Director, (716) 479-3865 The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that William Emerson of Depew celebrated his 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a member of the maintenance department, Emerson is responsible for the general maintenance of the facility as […]

Classic & Specialty Car Owners Invited to Participate in Car Show

  Contact:      Rhonda Gorman, activity director, 668-8100 Dawn Harsch, communications director, 542-3865   CHEEKTOWAGA, NY – Owners of classic and specialty cars are welcome to join in the fun at Garden Gate Health Care Facility’s 5th Annual Cruise Night Car Show on Tuesday, August 2 from 6 – 8 pm at the facility […]

Students Graduate from Harris Hill’s Hospitality Pilot Program

Students from Lancaster High School graduated from Harris Hill Nursing Facility’s first hospitality internship program. Christine Burakowski and Elizabeth Goss have been interning at the facility five days a week for the 2015/2016 school year as part of a pilot program between the district and the facility. During the year, the students shadowed restorative technician […]

Community Invited to Participate in Motorcycle Show

Contact:        Dawn Harsch, communications director, 542-3865 North Tonawanda, N.Y. – Roll on over to Northgate Health Care Facility at 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda for a motorcycle show on Thursday, July 28 at 7 pm. Bring your bike or come as a spectator. To register call (716) 694-7700. The event will include […]

Get Back in the Game with The McGuire Group’s Orthopedic and Sports Rehabilitation Programs

If you have an upcoming orthopedic surgery, pre-arranging your stay at a McGuire Rehabilitation Center will put you ahead of the game. Our therapists and medical professionals will work closely with your doctor to make sure your recovery is expedited and maximized. Rather than attempting your treatment at home, you will receive hours of therapy […]

Harris Hill Residents Help Butterflies Take Flight

Residents at Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster hosted a butterfly release celebration in the courtyard recently. It was a beautiful sight to see the delicate creatures fly off into the sunny sky!   Harris Hill Nursing Facility provides 24-hour skilled nursing care, post-hospital and outpatient rehabilitation, Journeys palliative care, memory care and respite/short-term care. […]

Tail Wagging Good Time at Northgate’s 7th Annual Dog Show

Pooches of all sizes and varieties competed for the title to top dog as they strutted their stuff at Northgate Health Care Facility’s 7th Annual Dog show recently. Residents from the community as well as members of the Kennel Club of Niagara Falls and Paws for Love joined staff and volunteers as they showed off […]

Seneca Honors Teresa Wutz for Years of Service

  The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Teresa Wutz of Lackawanna celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a physical therapist assistant, Wutz facilitates rehabilitation regimens and safety awareness in a positive nurturing environment for patients and residents receiving therapy. “A smile goes a […]

Things Are Blooming at Garden Gate!

    Garden Gate is in bloom thanks to volunteers from the Cheektowaga Garden Club who brought their green thumbs to the facility recently. The volunteers have been working with the residents and staff at Garden Gate to get ready for the facility’s third annual Garden Walk taking place on Sunday, July 24th from 1-4 […]

Northgate Employee Honored for 30 Years of Service

  The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Theresa L. Coran celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant (CNA), Mrs. Coran is responsible for ensuring the residents’ health and safety by providing hands-on care and assisting with activities of daily living. […]

Seneca Health Care Center Employee Honored for Decade of Service

  The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Christine Leo, GPN, of West Seneca celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant (CNA), Mrs. Leo is responsible for ensuring the residents’ health and safety by providing hands-on care and assisting with activities […]

Harris Hill Resident Celebrates a Century!

  WHO/WHAT: Family and friends will gather at a special celebration held for Nora (Roberta) Hambly, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, in honor of her 100th birthday. WHEN: Saturday, June 4th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. WHERE: Harris Hill Nursing Facility, 2699 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville (across from the Wehrle Golf Dome). MISC.: Nora […]

Harris Hill Nursing Facility Employee Marion Dumansky Honored for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Williamsville is pleased to announce that Marion Dumansky of Williamsville celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a security associate, Mrs. Dumansky works the switchboard at the front desk and handles office tasks. Her position also involves frequent interaction with residents and their families to […]

Garden Gate Resident Turns 104!

  WHO:            Hazel McClintic, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility along with Randy Hoak, Commissioner of Senior Services, fellow residents and employees.  WHAT:          A special celebration will be held for Hazel in honor of her 104th birthday. Commissioner Hoak will present her with a proclamation and everyone will enjoy cake. In […]

McGuire’s Long Island Facility on Short List for Best in State

For the past three years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates more than 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of measurable quality indicators such as pressure ulcers, falls, catheter use, deterioration in […]

McGuire’s WNY Facilities on Short List for Best in State

For the past three years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates more than 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The reports rank facilities by quintile using a number of measurable quality indicators such as pressure ulcers, falls, catheter use, deterioration in […]

Northgate Celebrates 35 Years of Caring for Others

WHO: Chairman, Frank J. McGuire along with residents, employees and family members from The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility. WHAT: We’re celebrating our 35th anniversary during National Nursing Home Week! Thirty-five years of history has brought about a lot of changes both in the world and in our own back yard! For The McGuire Group, 1981 […]

Cheektowaga Resident Honored for 15 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Linda L. McEvoy of Cheektowaga recently celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As an LPN, Mrs. McEvoy works as a supervisor and unit coordinator and is responsible for providing care to the residents, communicating with doctors and family […]

Celebrating a Commitment to Care

Staff and residents at Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg were swinging their way through National Nursing Home Week in style with different events held every day! One of the more popular themes was a salute to the 1950s and the great era of poodle skirts! Autumn View Health Care Facility provides skilled nursing […]

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 […]

Seneca Honors Dawn Ritz for 15 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Dawn Ritz, LPN, of Derby celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse (LPN), Ms. Ritz is responsible for promoting patient care through a wide range of responsibilities including wound care, medication administration, staff assignments […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 100 Years!

Caroline E. Finger, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga celebrated her 100 birthday at a party in her honor. Caroline (Fields) Finger was born on April 22, 1916 in Newfane. She and her late husband Vincent resided in Cheektowaga. She has five children who have predeceased her: Phyllis, […]

The Tortoise and the Hare

It was a tale of the tortoise, the hare and everything in between as residents from Northgate Health Care Facility interacted with a variety of animals including, a chinchilla, lamb, puppy, chick, piglet and others from Spirit Wind Farm in Sanborn. Northgate Health Care Facility provides 24-hour skilled nursing care, post-hospital and outpatient rehabilitation, Hospice […]

Frances Duvall Honored as Volunteer of the Year in Cheektowaga

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga hosted its 23rd annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon. Frances Duvall of West Seneca was recognized as the facility’s 2016 volunteer of the year. Frances started volunteering at the facility in February of 2015. She assists with transporting residents to and from activities, spends time […]

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 […]

Sherry Grimaldi Honored as Volunteer of the Year at Northgate

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Sherry Grimaldi of North Tonawanda was honored as the volunteer of the year at the facility’s 23rd Annual Volunteer Luncheon and Award Ceremony. Lorraine presented the award to Sherry as a token of thanks. According to Lorraine, Sherry is her […]

Garden Gate Residents Celebrate 60 Years of Marriage

Garden Gate Health Care Facility residents Arlene and Louis Benz celebrated their 60th anniversary during a special party in their honor. The couple met while bowling with their friends. When they were first married, they resided in Buffalo but then settled in West Seneca. Louis has been a resident at Garden Gate since April of […]

Brookhaven Employee Honored for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Michele Killorin, OTR/L of Holbrook celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As an occupational therapist (OT), Mrs. Killorin evaluates patients who are taking part in the facility’s rehabilitation program and provides therapeutic services to help them develop, regain […]

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 […]

Rev. Denise Metzger Named Volunteer of the Year

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca hosted its 23rd annual Volunteer Recognition and Award luncheon recently. Rev. Denise Metzger of Cheektowaga was recognized as the 2016 Volunteer of the Year. Reverend Metzger visits the facility monthly to provide religious services for the residents. She always makes herself available for memorial services […]

Northgate Employee Honored for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Beth A. Flack of Tonawanda celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. Ms. Flack is responsible for assisting the therapists in the daily operation of the rehabilitation department. This includes record keeping, statistics, filing and scheduling. Ms. Flack is […]

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 […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Achieved Top Score in Suffolk County

Brookhaven Health Care Facility in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that it has been listed in the top quintile in New York State’s quality pool metrics and received the highest score among all Suffolk County facilities. The state’s report, which was distributed in January, evaluates nearly 600 facilities based on measurable indicators of quality […]

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, […]

Antique Road Show – Remembering Items from the Good Ol’ Days

  Fine china from Japan, an antique tea pot, photos, tools, and jewelry were just a few of the items that conjured up fond memories for residents at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda as they enjoyed an antique show hosted by the activities department. More than 40 residents reminisced about […]

West Seneca Facility Collecting Pennies from Heaven

Employees, residents and family members from The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca are doing their part for the upcoming Easter season by collecting pennies to benefit the West Seneca Food Pantry. Since 2013, the facility has raised hundreds of dollars for the pantry through its Pennies from Heaven campaign which was […]

Keeping it in the “Family”

With great team work we can accomplish anything. This is the feeling that has empowered the staff at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda as they work together in memory of a former co-worker and friend, Amanda Hescox of Niagara Falls. Amanda had worked as a certified nursing assistant at the […]

Autumn View Employee Honored for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Beverly Ann Ruffino celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As the receptionist, Ms. Ruffino is responsible for greeting visitors, completing general office duties and clerical work. She is a graduate of West Seneca West High School and resides […]

Free Community Seminar Addresses Sleep Apnea

Dr. Kenneth Murray from the Dent Neurologic Institute will be hosting a free seminar on Sleep Apnea on Tuesday, November 10 at 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility, 2365 Union Road, Cheektowaga.  The doctor will discuss diagnosis, clinical implementations and treatment options. The event will include a lecture, question & […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors 15-Year Employee

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Pamela Mejak-Ford is being honored for 15 years of service with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Mejak-Ford is responsible for providing hands on care to the rehabilitation patients and assisting them with activities of daily living in preparation for […]

Autumn View Employee Honored for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Lindsay M. Weber of Hamburg celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Ms. Weber is responsible for providing hands on care to the residents including assisting them will all activities of daily living. Ms. […]

Dizziness, Balance Topics for Free Community Seminar

Lixin Zhang, MD, from the Dent Neurologic Institute will be hosting a seminar on Dizziness and Balance on Tuesday, October 20 at 4 pm at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility, 7264 Nash Road, North Tonawanda.  Those interested should RSVP by October 17 to 694-7700. The seminar is free and open to the public. […]

Northgate Resident Celebrates Century

Ann Saccamano Maggio, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in her honor. Ann was born in Buffalo on August 29, 1915. She married the last Sam Maggio, and the couple resided in Kenmore. Ann worked for BlueCross BlueShield and her husband […]

McGuire Group Announces October Bereavement Support Session

The McGuire Group will be hosting a free bereavement support session for anyone coping with grief, sadness or loss on Wednesday, October 21 at 5 pm at Seneca Health Care Center, 2987 Seneca Street, West Seneca. Bereavement/support groups are held on the third Wednesday of the month and hosted by experts from The McGuire Group […]

Autumn View Employee Honored for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that John J. Ginter, LPN of Orchard Park celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a staff nurse, Ginter is responsible for providing daily hands-on care to the residents while ensuring their health and safety. He is a graduate […]

Garden Gate Garden Walk

CHEEKTOWAGA, NY – Hundreds of community members, residents and family members strolled around the grounds of Garden Gate Health Care Facility during the second annual Garden Walk. Flower basket give-aways, musical entertainment, fresh garden tastings and a butterfly release were highlights of the afternoon. The event also featured a live remote broadcast from WYRK and […]

Saluting Summer

HAMBURG – Autumn View Health Care Facility resident Martin Boggan, formerly of Orchard Park, raises a glass of non-alcoholic beer in salute of summer during the monthly Men’s Club held at the facility. He is pictured with his son John. Each month, a group of men meet to enjoy non-alcoholic beer, snacks, lively conversation and […]

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McGuire – Only Multi-Facility Provider in State to Earn Top Quintile Rankings Eight Consecutive Years

BUFFALO, NY – For the past 8 years, the New York State Department of Health has issued a Nursing Home Quality Initiative that evaluates 600 nursing homes in the state based on quality performance. The report ranks facilities by quintile using a variety of components including quality measures, reporting compliance and efficiency in avoiding unnecessary […]

Northgate Health Care Facility receives COVID vaccine

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Nursing home employees: “The vaccine was a huge success.”

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Harris Hill Nursing Facility First Nursing Home in WNY to offer Monoclonal Antibodies for Treatment of High Risk Covid-19 Patients

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – On December 29,Harris Hill Nursing Facility, a five-star rated skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility operated by The McGuire Group, will be the first nursing home in Western New York to offer monoclonal antibody infusions for the treatment of high-risk Covid-19 patients. In November 2020, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) issued EUA (emergency use authorization) […]

Nursing home employees: “The vaccine was a huge success.”

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Western New York nursing home residents, staff receive COVID-19 vaccine

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Harris Hill Nursing Home to offer antibody treatment for high-risk COVID-19 patients

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Same antibodies infusion treatment offered to Trump for COVID now available to residents of Harris Hill Nursing Facility

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Couple Celebrates Golden Anniversary at Harris Hill Nursing Facility

WHO:                   Dr. Dennis Rohan and his wife Susan, who is a resident at The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility, along with members of their family. WHAT:                  Susan and Dennis plan to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in the most unique way. Even though visiting during the days of COVID makes things tricky, Susan […]

A Special Message Autumn View Resident Family Member

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The McGuire Group Honors Veterans

The McGuire Group was pleased to feature five veterans from our WNY facilities in the Bee Newspaper’s Salute to Veterans section. We’d like to extend a special thank you to all of our residents and employees who have served our country. We are eternally grateful. Robert Gemerek born on March 14, 1923 in Alexander NY. […]

Northgate Health Care Facility Honors Cheryl DiRamio for 35 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Cheryl DiRamio of Wheatfield, celebrated her 35-year employment anniversary with the company.  As a hairstylist and barber, DiRamio is responsible for helping the residents look and feel their best. “A little one-on-one makes everyone feel good; and a little extra […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Nicole Baker for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Nicole Baker, of Buffalo celebrated her 20-year anniversary with the company. As a falls manager and certified nursing assistant, Baker is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents and working closely with them to reduce the risk of falls. […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honors Joy Dustin for 40 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Joy Dustin of West Seneca celebrated her 40-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Dustin is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Lucresse Bouzi for Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Lucresse Bouzi, LPN, of West Babylon celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Bouzi is responsible for providing medications and treatments to the residents as well as ensuring their health and wellness through quality […]

Brookhaven Health Care Facility Honors Brenda K. Reyes for Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Brenda K. Reyes, of Shirley celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Reyes is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining […]

Garden Gate Health Care Facility Honors Paige Bauer for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Paige Bauer of Cheektowaga celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Bauer is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and […]

Seneca Health Care Center Honors Molly M. Hlubin for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Molly M. Hlubin, LPN, of Buffalo celebrated her 10-year anniversary with the company. As a unit coordinator, Hlubin is responsible for managing the care of the residents, communicating with physicians, taking part in care planning, overseeing staff and assisting with […]

Brookhaven Honors Kimberly B. Fischetti for Decade of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Kimberly B. Fischetti, MSW, of Yaphank celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As the director of social work, Fischetti oversees and supports the social work department in accordance with all federal, state and local standards. In addition, she […]

Northgate Recognizes Jamie DeMartin for 15 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Jamie DeMartin of Niagara Falls celebrated her 15-year employment anniversary with the company. As a security associate, DeMartin is responsible for answering the phones, coordinating correspondence that comes in and out of the facility, handling physician credentialing and creating the […]

McGuire Facilities Rated 2020-21 Best Nursing Homes by US News & World Report

Washington, D.C. – The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg and Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga are among the top quintile of U.S. skilled nursing facilities that have been recognized as a Best Nursing Home for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. The homes earned Best Nursing Homes status […]

Garden Gate Resident Celebrates 102nd Birthday

Emma Adams, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 102 birthday at a party in her honor. Emma was born in Kershaw, South Carolina on October 15, 1918. She met her future husband, the late Clarence Adams, at a church event in Cleveland, OH. The couple resided […]

Garden Gate Couple Celebrates 50 Years of Marriage

Saturday, September 12th marked a special day as Garden Gate Health Care Facility resident Alice Ross and her husband Arnie celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. She was born Alice Krisher on December 24, 1933 in Buffalo and Arnie was born on May 24, 1937 in Cherry Tree, PA. They met at Star Ring Manufacturing where […]

Brent Shabacon’s Green Thumb Brings Smiles to Residents at Harris Hill

As you walk through the halls of Harris Hill Nursing Facility you can’t help but stop to smell the roses! After all, the building is adorned with brightly colored, sweet smelling posies both inside and out, thanks to employee Brent Shabacon and generous donations from local vendors. Brent’s passion for gardening was cultivated at an […]

Couple Celebrates 55 Years of Wedded Bliss with Window Visit at Garden Gate

Employees at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga are excited to help resident Pat Smith and her husband Lee celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday, August 28th at 3 pm with a special window visit at the facility. Due to regulations with COVID, Lee won’t be able to go into […]

Garden Gate’s Love Story Transcends Time, Distance & COVID as Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

August has always been a special month for Josephine Masci, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, and her husband Edmund “Zeek.” After all, she was born on August 29, Zeek proposed on August 29, 1949, they exchanged vows on August 25, 1950 and the couple’s son, Theodore “Teddy,” […]

The McGuire Group Honors Pauline Clark for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Pauline Clark of West Seneca celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a Medicaid biller in the accounts receivable department, Clark is responsible for weekly Medicaid billing, importing payments, monitoring and billing new Medicaid approvals, […]

Autumn View Honors Annette Anzalone for 25 Years of Service

Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Annette Anzalone, a talented cook at the facility, is celebrating 25 years of employment with the company. Mrs. Anzalone provides an important service at Autumn View and has made thousands of nutritious and appetizing meals for the residents during her 25-year tenure.  She […]

Northgate Honors Kim Mitchell for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Kim Mitchell of Lockport is celebrating 10 years of employment with the company.  As an activity leader, Ms. Mitchell is responsible for hosting a variety of engaging and therapeutic activities for the residents which can include large and small group […]

Seneca Employee Mackenna Fagan Honored for Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Seneca Health Care Center in West Seneca is pleased to announce that Mackenna Fagan of Darien celebrated her five year anniversary with the company. As a certified occupational therapy assistant, COTA, Ms. Fagan provides direct care and therapy to assist patients in regaining their independence and helping them prepare to return home […]

Garden Gate Resident Eleanor Kosmowski Celebrates 100 Years

Eleanor Kosmowski, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 100 birthday with a window visit from her loved ones recently. She was born on August 4, 1920 in Buffalo, NY to Stella and Anthony Kowal. She married the late Joseph Kosmowski and has two sons, Joseph and […]

A Tribute to Frank J. McGuire ~ May 4, 1928 – July 7, 2020

Establishing his business savvy mindset at a young age, Frank McGuire started working as an electrician right out of high school and attended UB full time. He took exciting chances at success such as installing the aircraft beacon light at the top of WBEN’s TV tower-a height taller than the Empire State Building! Frank always […]

Couple Celebrates 65th Wedding Anniversary Virtually

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg and Absolut Care at Orchard Brooke in Orchard Park are pleased to congratulate Domatila and Primo Luciano on their 65th wedding anniversary. Domatila has been a resident at Autumn View since September of 2019 and Primo resides at Orchard Brooke. The couple celebrated their special […]

Autumn View Employees Recognized as Statewide Winners by NYSHFA/NYSCAL

Autumn View Health Care Facility’s Activity Director, Amy McKnight and Spiritual Volunteer Sister Mary Benedicta Dega FSST, have been named as the state-wide Manager of the Year and Volunteer of the Year by the NYS Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) and the NYS Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL). The award honors exemplary employees working in the skilled […]

Autumn View Honors Nathan Moran for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg is pleased to announce that Nathan Moran, PTA, LMT, of West Seneca celebrated his 5-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As a physical therapy assistant, Moran is responsible for providing treatments to rehab patients and long-term residents, assisting them with activities of daily living and […]

Garden Gate Honors Kim Trautmann for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Kim Trautmann, MS, RD, of West Seneca celebrated her five year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered dietitian, Trautmann completes nutrition assessments for the residents and patients, observes and documents their nutritional status and related labs, monitors their […]

Brookhaven Honors Employee for 5 Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Zachary Mandel of Centereach celebrated his five year employment anniversary with the company. As an activity leader and housekeeper, Mandel is responsible for conducting recreational activities for residents through group programs and one-on-one activities. He also ensures the health and […]

Garden Gate Resident Mildred Dalimonte Celebrates 99 Years

Mildred Dalimonte, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga, celebrated her 99th birthday. She was born on May 27, 1921 in Orchard Park, NY to Vito and Rose Marie Colangelo. Mildred married the late Jesse Dalimonte who resided in her neighborhood and they lived in Orchard Park. Mildred worked […]

Brookhaven Recognizes Lee Mandel for 5 Years of Service

Brookhaven Health Care Facility on Gazzola Drive in East Patchogue is pleased to announce that Lee Mandel of Centereach celebrated her five year employment anniversary with the company. As the activity director, Mandel is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating activity programs for the residents and patients. This includes individualizing comprehensive care plans based on […]

Autumn View Resident Mary Bogan Celebrates a Century

Mary Bogan, a resident at The McGuire Group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, sported a sash and golden tiara as she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by staff and family members via Skype. Mary was born on May 26, 1920 in Pennsylvania. She worked as a secretary in the Navy and enjoyed traveling […]

The McGuire Group Honors Lynmarie Phillips for 30 Years of Service

The McGuire Group, operator of five health care facilities in Western New York, is pleased to announce that Lynmarie Phillips of Orchard Park celebrated her 30-year employment anniversary with the organization.  As an executive associate and director of health information services, Phillips participates in the oversight of health care operations and health information. She has […]

Harris Hill Honors Arianna Nelson for 5 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Arianna Q. Nelson celebrated her 5-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Nelson is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and other tasks. […]

Harris Hill Honors Jennifer Shisler for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Harris Hill Nursing Facility in Lancaster is pleased to announce that Jennifer Shisler, RN, of Alden celebrated her 20-year employment anniversary with the company. As a registered nurse, Shisler is responsible for providing supervision on the 11 pm – 7 am shift, managing staff, and providing care to long-term residents and subacute […]

Garden Gate Honors Brittany Hawker for Decade of Service

The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga is pleased to announce that Brittany Hawker of Cheektowaga celebrated her 10-year employment anniversary with the company. As a certified nursing assistant, Hawker is responsible for providing hands-on care to the residents including assisting with activities of daily living such as dressing, grooming, dining and […]

Northgate Honors Werner Leistner for 20 Years of Service

The McGuire Group’s Northgate Health Care Facility in North Tonawanda is pleased to announce that Werner Leistner, LPN, of North Tonawanda celebrated his 20-year anniversary with the company. As a licensed practical nurse, Leistner provides care to the residents and patients on the facility’s long-term and subacute rehabilitation units. His responsibilities include passing medications, providing […]

McGuire Facilities Rank Top in the State, Nation

For more information, please contact: Dawn Harsch, communictions director at (716) 479-3865 In an April 30, 2020 report, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, CMS, ranked the McGuire Group’s WNY facilities in the top 2 percent in the nation for quality metrics.  In addition, the group’s Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg was […]

Couple at Garden Gate Recovering from COVID Discharges Back Home

For more information, please contact Dawn Harsch, communications director at (716) 479-3865 Robert (89) and Lorraine (87) Pierce have been through a lot together over their 65 years of marriage, including recovering from COVID-19. The couple contracted the virus through community spread and was hospitalized at Kenmore Mercy. After recovering, they were admitted to Garden […]

Garden Gate Celebrates ‘Greatest Generation’ Residents Who Overcame COVID

From the Great Depression to World War II, Watergate and the September 11th terrorist attacks, our country has faced a number of challenges with determination and grit. As members of our “greatest generation,” three residents at The McGuire Group’s Garden Gate Health Care Facility in Cheektowaga have tapped into this life-long strength to overcome COVID-19. […]