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FSLH's Wellness Center Fall Membership Specials

Sep 3, 2013
The Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) Wellness Center is offering fall membership specials to help you improve your lifestyle. Anyone who purchases a three month gold, silver or bronze level membership or an exercise card during the month of September will receive a 10 percent discount. Gold level memberships include unlimited aquatic exercise, open pool and gym times for a discounted cost...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Hosts “Trading Up”

Aug 30, 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 third meeting of the year on Wednesday, September 18, 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 group provides an outlet for people to give...

Donate Life Garden Dedicated at FSLH

Aug 30, 2013
On Monday, August 26, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) dedicated a new garden in honor of loved ones who were organ, tissue and cornea donors. The garden is located outside of the Allen-Calder entrance at the St. Luke’s Campus, 1656 Champlin Avenue, Utica. The Donate Life Garden seeks to raise awareness of organ, tissue and cornea donation in an effort to help the more than 100,000...

Central New York Diabetes Education Program Offers Free Foot Clinic

Aug 28, 2013
At noon on Friday, September 6, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Central New York (CNY) Diabetes Education Program is offering a free "Knock Your Socks Off!" foot (podiatry) clinic for people with diabetes. The event will take place at the CNY Diabetes Education Program office located on the 4th floor of the Faxton Campus of FSLH, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. An area...

John Gaetano Named Emerging Regional Leader by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering

Aug 23, 2013
John A. Gaetano, director of Facilities Management at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH), received the ASHE Emerging Regional Leader award during the 50th ASHE annual conference in July 2013. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) recognizes members for their dedication to improving the health care physical environment. "This award...

Stroke Support Group Meeting - Wednesday, Sept. 4

Aug 21, 2013
On Wednesday, September 4, 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) will host a free stroke support group presentation at 6pm 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 be lead by Kathleen Rutishauser, owner of Daughter for Hire, LLC, who will discuss assistive services available for...

Home Care Nursing – More Than Just a Career

Aug 20, 2013
If you ask Tony Burnett, a home care nurse with the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Utica and Oneida County, about nursing he’ll say ‘it’s more than just a career.’ While every nurse needs to have the knowledge and skill set to care for patients, it’s their care, commitment and compassion that guide them. This is especially evident in home care.  Today’s home care nurses bring...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Staff Announcement

Aug 19, 2013
Georgia Deveans-Smith, RN, BS, CRRN, has been named nurse manager for the Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit (IRU) at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). The IRU recently relocated to the new Center for Rehabilitation and Continuing Care Services on the St. Luke’s Campus. The new unit offers 10 private rooms, seven semi-private rooms, a transitional living center, private dining room and...

Cancer Support Forum for Patients and Survivors at FSLH

Aug 19, 2013
Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare’s (FSLH) Regional Cancer Center is launching a new support forum for patients and cancer survivors beginning Monday, September 9, 2013. The Cancer Support Forum will meet the second Monday of every month at 6pm in The Regional Cancer Center’s Fireplace Lounge on the main floor of Faxton Campus, 1676 Sunset Avenue, Utica. The forum, led by the Cancer Center’s...

Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, September 10

Aug 19, 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, September 10, 17 and 24, 2013, at The Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676 Sunset Avenue...

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