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National Cancer Survivors Day Breakfast Held on Sunday, June 2

Jun 6, 2013
On Sunday, June 2, 2013, cancer survivors from the Mohawk Valley as well as their family and friends gathered with employees, medical staff and volunteers from Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center at the 26th annual National Cancer Survivors Day. More than 250 people were in attendance. The breakfast, sponsored annually by FSLH at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro, is...

Midstate EMS to Offer Defensive Driving Course Saturday, June 29

Jun 5, 2013
Midstate EMS will hold a defensive driving course on Saturday, June 29, 2013, from 9am to 3:30pm at the Midstate Training Center, 2521 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The cost is $40 to participate and you must register online at www.midstateems.org by Friday, June 21. People who complete New York State Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV)-approved defensive driving courses can reduce their driver violation...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Jun 4, 2013
Jordan Little has been named director of Nutrition and Hospitality Services for Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) and Sodexo. Little is responsible for the oversight of the following areas: Nutrition Services (all sites including the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services), Environmental Services, Linen and Transport Services, and the Service Response Center. Little’s previous...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, June 18

Jun 3, 2013
The Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Program is offering a three-part Fresh Start class to help participants stop smoking. The Fresh Start Program is a group-based tobacco cessation support program offered by the American Cancer Society. The classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, June 18 and 25, and July 2, 2013, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset...

31st Annual M&T Bank/Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation Golf Open Set to Tee Off Monday, June 17 at the Yahnundasis Golf Club

Jun 2, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH) Foundation will hold its 31st annual Golf Open on Monday, June 17, 2013, at the Yahnundasis Golf Club, 8639 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford. Proceeds from this year’s event will enhance FSLH’s Surgical Services by providing high-definition imaging in the Operating Room suites.   The $300 per person donation includes: 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast,...

Miniature Horses Visit Residents at St. Luke’s Home

May 29, 2013
In May, St. Luke’s Home residents were visited by a family of miniature horses from Armando  Acres in Rome, New York. Farm-owner, Judy Armando, brought Daisy, a 20-year-old miniature horse, and her six-week-old foal, Rosie, to greet the nearly 200 residents. “Many of our residents grew up on farms and are true animal lovers,” remarks Jacquelyn DeLuca, MS, CTRS, director of Therapeutic Recreation...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up” - An Adult Support Group for Those with Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes

May 28, 2013
The Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program’s new adult support group for those with diabetes and pre-diabetes, “Trading Up,” will host the second meeting of the year on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 6:30pm in the Soggs Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services, 1650 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The objective of this group is to provide an outlet...

Sunset Anesthesia and Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Receive Perioperative Leadership Award

May 27, 2013
In April 2013, Surgical Information Systems (SIS), a leader in perioperative information systems, announced that Sunset Anesthesia at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) received the Advancing Anesthesia award at the annual SIS Perioperative Leadership Awards at the company's client conference, SIS Congress in Atlanta, Georgia. Awards were presented in six categories and recognize outstanding...

FSLH Offers Continuing Education Course for Area Therapists

May 27, 2013
On Wednesday, June 12, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Rehabilitation Center will offer “Becoming More Confident with Wound Care,” an educational course for physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists. It will take place at 6pm in the Community Room at St. Luke’s Home in the Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St....

FSLH Stroke Support Group Presents “Preventing the Recurrence of Stroke” - Wednesday, June 5

May 22, 2013
On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a stroke support group presentation at 6pm on preventing the recurrence of stroke 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 strategies for healthy living that help reduce the risk of stroke. Richard White,...

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