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Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Offers Free Hearing Screenings for Better Hearing and Speech Month

Apr 22, 2013
In honor of Better Hearing and Speech Month in May, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will offer free hearing screenings throughout the month at the Regional Rehabilitation Center at the Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. Adults and children four years of age or older are welcome. Screenings will be held on Friday, May 10 from 1pm to 5pm; Tuesday, May 14 from 8am to noon; Friday, May 24...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education Course for Area Rehabilitation Therapists

Apr 22, 2013
On Tuesday, April 30, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer “Relearning Gait After Stroke,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place at 6pm in the Community Room at the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services located on the St. Luke’s Campus at 1650...

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “The Healing Benefits of Yoga” - Wednesday, May 8

Apr 21, 2013
On Wednesday, May 8, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a stroke support group presentation at 6pm on the healing benefits of yoga in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The presentation will discuss how yoga benefits the mind, body and spirit, and feature a yoga demonstration that can be done...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Celebrates National Healthcare Volunteer Week

Apr 16, 2013
In honor of National Healthcare Volunteer Week (April 21 to April 27, 2013), Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) recognizes the many active volunteers who donate their time, energy and talents to the organization and encourage others to start helping within their communities. In 2012, FSLH’s volunteers contributed nearly 60,000 hours of service to patients, residents and families. That is...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Apr 14, 2013
Lauren Gallimo, LMSW, has been named manager of Social Services/Admissions for St. Luke’s Home at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). St. Luke’s Home is a 202-bed nursing home located on the St. Luke’s Campus of FSLH. The Home has a 40-bed Subacute Rehabilitation Unit as well as an Adult Day Health Care Program and is part of the new Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services. Prior...

Kiwanis Group Gives Back To St. Luke’s Home

Apr 14, 2013
Local Kiwanis Club members live up to their mission of changing the world by helping the community and volunteering at St. Luke’s Home (SLH) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). Students from the Key Club at Proctor High School and the Circle K Club from Utica College volunteer with the Kiwanis Group to host an evening bingo program for SLH residents each month. For more than 25 years, Kiwanis...

FSLH to Host Dinner Presentation “Shed or You’re Dead! How to Stay Alive and Thrive in the Middle of Healthcare Change!”

Apr 9, 2013
On Monday, May 13, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare will host “Shed or You’re Dead! How to Stay Alive and Thrive in the Middle of Healthcare Change!” in the Grand Ballroom at the Radisson Hotel – Utica Centre, 200 Genesee Street, Utica. Cash bar begins at 4:30pm, dinner at 5:30pm and the presentation begins at 6:30pm. The cost is $30 to attend and you can register online at www.faxtonstlukes....

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare and Utica College Host Stroke Education Day Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Apr 7, 2013
On Wednesday, April 17, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and Utica College will host A Stroke of Knowledge — Essentials of Stroke Care from 8am to 4pm at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel in Vernon, New York. Physicians, nurses, therapists, students and anyone involved in the medical field are welcome to attend. The Stroke Center at FSLH is the only designated Primary Stroke Center in the...

FSLH Hosts 17th Annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar

Apr 7, 2013
On March 15, 2013, the James M. Rozanski General Practice Residency Program at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) hosted the 17th annual Dr. Michelle E. Haddad Memorial Seminar at Utica College. For the tenth consecutive year the seminar sold out with more than 270 people in attendance. Of those in attendance, 44 were past or current dental residents of FSLH’s General Practice Residency Program...

After Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting at FSLH - Saturday, April 20

Apr 4, 2013
On Saturday, April 20, 2013, the After Breast Cancer (ABC) support group will meet at 11am in the Regional Cancer Center’s lobby/waiting area at the Faxton Campus of Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), located at 807 Newell Street, Utica. ABC meetings are free and open to the public. The April meeting is titled “What Our Social Worker Can Do For You!” and the discussion will be led by Laurie...

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