Congratulations to Summer Nichols, for being our Westfield Employee of the Month! Summer is a Certified Nursing Assistant who really loves taking care of our residents, thank you for doing your part to make our facility Legendary!
Congratulations to our friend Kim Cleny here at Susquehanna on being our Employee of the Month!
Here’s some fun facts about Kim:
💚 Starting Position: Nursing Office Coordinator/Scheduling
💚 Current Position: MDS Coordinator
💚 Years at Susquehanna: 18
💚 Best memory working at Susquehanna: Halloween years again. Every department had a theme. We had a parade for the Residents, and everyone dressed up.
💚 What is an important characteristic of a Living Legend? Reliability
💚 What is something people don’t know about you? Love my Heavy Metal Music
💚 What is your hobby or something you enjoy doing outside of work? Yoga/Riding Quads
💚 Favorite quote: Better to be safe than sorry!
Thanks for helping make our facility Legendary!
Contact: Dawn Harsch, Director of Corporate Communications, (716) 479-3865
EAST AURORA, NY – Kate Gahr has been appointed as the assistant administrator at Absolut Care of Aurora Park, one of six nursing and assisted living facilities in the Absolut Care portfolio. Absolut Care is part of an enterprise that is jointly branded as Living Legends and includes sister portfolios, the McGuire Group, Taconic Health Care and VestraCare. Together they provide care to more than 2,800 individuals across New York state.
In this role, Gahr is responsible for assisting with the planning, development and operational oversight of the 177-bed skilled nursing and rehab facility in accordance with all state, federal and local regulations.
Prior to her appointment, Gahr held roles at Elderwood as an occupational therapist, director of therapy and assistant administrator.
Gahr holds a master’s degree in occupational therapy from the University at Buffalo. She resides in Alden with her husband and children.
Absolut Care of Aurora Park provides skilled nursing care, subacute rehabilitation, memory care, hospice services, in-house dialysis and respite/short-term care. To learn more visit: www.livinglegendshealth.com.
How was your summer? The residents here at Chautauqua have had a blast!
A HUGE shout out to our own Alexandra Villafrank, who took no haste upon her return as the Director of Activities, leaping right into providing our residents with outstanding, memorable moments!
Residents and staff alike have appreciated all the great times Alex has brought to the Facility, kicking off summer with a delicious picnic for all during the hot days of summer, making ice cream in a bag, and drinking lemonade on the porch, “Great Times and Tan Lines” party where drinks were served from the new bar, don’t get us started on the weekly socials with decadent food and great trivia fun and lest not forget the many National Days celebrated, an endless list of splendid good times!
Alex, you’ve brought much light and love to all at Chautauqua, and we couldn’t be more honored to have you a part of our Living Legends family! 💚😎🏆