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03 Jun: Statement from Lisa Haglund, Chief Executive Officer

This afternoon, the New York State Assembly joined the Senate in passing A.8874-B (Joyner)/S.8063-A (Ramos), an overtime penalties bill. Lisa Haglund, chief executive officer, Heritage Ministries, issued the statement below in response “It’s time to start putting solutions for seniors before penalties for nursing homes.” “Our seniors who are cared for in nursing homes and the people who care for…

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02 Jun: Oppose Bill A.8874-B (Joyner)/ S.8063-A (Ramos)

Late last night, bill A.8874-B (Joyner)/ S.8063-A (Ramos) was passed in the Senate and the bill is now on Assembly Ways and Means agenda. The bill is likely to be taken up for a vote in the Assembly in the next 24 hours. Due to the pandemic and associated healthcare staffing crisis, the health and well-being of our most vulnerable…

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31 May: May Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Rachael Steinmetz, PCA at Ives Hill Retirement Community, for receiving our May Employee of the Month award! Rachael truly lives the mission of Heritage through her compassion, heart for our mission and commitment to excellence! Thank you for continually going above and beyond to serve our seniors.Because of you, Rachael, we are #HeritageStrong!

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18 May: Oppose NY A.286/S.1997 – Act Now!

Dear Friend of Ives Hill, This week, bill A.286 (Gunther) was added to the New York State Assembly Debate list. If the Assembly chooses to take up the debate list, this bill threatens to be passed in the Assembly. Due to the pandemic and associated healthcare staffing crisis, the health and well-being of our most vulnerable NY State residents are…

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28 Apr: Two Proposed Bills – Act Now

Friends of Ives Hill, we reach out to you today to again share updates in how recent legislation concerns in New York State continue to impact those we serve. Two bills have been proposed in New York State that will directly impact assisted living communities, including Heritage if passed. What are the bills? 196 (Gottfried)/S.1576 (Rivera), is a proposed bill…

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01 Apr: April Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Shannon Hellenbeck, Cook, for receiving our April Employee of the Month award! Shannon truly lives the mission of Heritage through his positive attitude, honesty and commitment to excellence! Thank you for continually going above and beyond to serve our seniors. Because of you, we are #HeritageStrong!