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June Newsletter

Meet our Staffing Coordinator, Gloria Reid

Gloria has several years of experience as a home care coordinator for a large agency in Queens, NY, called Infiniti Home Care Agency. She has a delightful personality and possesses excellent interpersonal communication skills. Gloria is a U.S. Citizen who was born and raised in Uzbekistan, where she earned a Masters Degree in Nuclear Physics. In … Continue reading

Welcome, Shaina Lee, RN, Our Nurse Administrator

Shaina brings  12 years of nursing experience to the Flourish in Place family.  She was born in New York and raised in Florida. Her career in nursing started as a licensed practical nurse, which is when she gained experience in skilled nursing facilities and an orthopedic rehab center. She later advanced her education, completing an associate of science degree at … Continue reading

Judith Nielsen, January Caregiver of the Month

Judith Nielsen, from the area of Cooperstown, NY, is Flourish in Place’s Caregiver of the Month.  Congratulations, Judy! Judy spent 20 years in the U.S. Air Force, reaching the rank of E6 Technical Sergeant.  Her last assignment was at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, CO.  After retiring from the service, Judy worked for … Continue reading

Keeping Traditions Sparks Memories in Many Directions

In this picture, my mother’s creche sits atop the chest my grandparents brought home from China.  The tradition of setting out the figures in the nativity scene play an important role in our family’s Christmas tradition.  Whether you celebrate Christmas or another religious or ethnic holiday, remember to keep tradition foremost.  Your seniors depend on … Continue reading

Downsizing to Fit Changing Life

My mother used to live in a duplex four blocks from our house.  The space was very small, and she had to downsize considerably to fit into the one-bedroom, one-bath living space.  There was a tiny shed connected to a carport that she could use too.  In Florida, outside storage is one step closer to … Continue reading

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