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Sodexo at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Fights Hunger

Apr 29, 2013
In late April, Sodexo at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) participated in CANstruction at Sangertown Square in New Hartford, New York. Sodexo Servathon, held each April, prompts the entire Sodexo community to become involved in service projects that take action against hunger. Sodexo provides the food and nutrition, environmental services, patient transport, linen services and service response...

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare Holds Career Day

Apr 24, 2013
In April 2013, Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH) held a career day for children interested in the healthcare field. Children ages 9 to 12 were invited to participate in the educational day. Fourteen children participated and explored various departments throughout FSLH. Some areas they visited included the Nursery, Emergency Department and the Operating Room. The children spoke with staff...

Ilion Girl Gathers Donations for Children’s Miracle Network in Lieu of Birthday Gifts

Apr 23, 2013
In April 2013, 11-year-old Rachel Perri from Ilion, New York, raised $150 to donate to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospital at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare (FSLH). She also collected gifts, such as stuffed animals and toiletries, for distribution to children and their families staying in the Pediatrics Department at FSLH. Instead of asking for gifts for her 11th birthday, Perri asked the...

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...

Tri-County Quits Tobacco Cessation Classes Begin Tuesday, May 7

Apr 22, 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 first session of classes will be held at 6:30pm on Tuesday, May 7, 14 and 21, 2013, at the Regional Cancer Center at Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, 1676...

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 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...

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