News Stories/Press Releases Archive
News Stories/Press Releases Archive
Vincenzo Delle Donne named LeadingAge New York’s Employee of Distinction
GOSHEN, N.Y. (August 18, 2015) — Glen Arden waiter and New Hampton resident Vincenzo Delle Donne was recently honored as one of LeadingAge New York’s Employee of Distinction.
The award recognized Delle Donne for his extraordinary dedication to residents of Glen Arden, Elant’s Continuing Care Retirement Community.
Delle Donne is one of two awardees representing the Hudson Valley … Continue Reading
Newburgh Free Academy Nurse Aide Training Program Students Graduate Following Internship at Elant in Fishkill
Students Earn New York State Nurse Aide Certification
On Wednesday, June 10, 2015, Newburgh Free Academy seniors celebrated the culmination of their internship held at Elant in Fishkill as part of the Newburgh Enlarged City School District’s Nurse Aide Training Program.
The program, a facet of the Health and Human Services Academy, is open to seniors and prepares … Continue Reading
Sixteen Elant Nurses Receive Gerontological Nursing Certification
FISHKILL (March 18, 2015) – Sixteen Elant nurses were honored for attaining certification in gerontological nursing, which will further enhance the care provided to residents, at a recent celebratory luncheon held at the Elant at Fishkill campus.
The certification, given through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, recognizes the importance of high-quality … Continue Reading
St. Columba Confirmation Students Spread Christmas Cheer to Elant at Goshen Residents
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Dec. 15, 2014) – Christmas cheer and merriment were delivered to six Elant at Goshen residents by the St. Columba Religious Education Confirmation class, reaffirming the goodness of young people and their desire to reach out to the elderly.
The recent visit was organized by the Rev. John Bonnici, St. Columba pastor; Susan Munks, St. Columba’s … Continue Reading
Both Caregivers and Clients Enjoy Benefits from Elant’s Adult Foster Family Care Program
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Sept.5, 2014) — For Diane Baker, it is a labor of love – one that she has been doing for 25 years. For the senior citizens that she cares for every day, it is an opportunity to live within a family home, rather than a skilled nursing facility.
Baker and her husband provide a home and a … Continue Reading
Elant to Honor St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Robert Scherreik at New Signature Event
Elant Hallmark to replace annual Polo Picnic; evening promises entertainment and surprises
Goshen, N.Y. (August 14, 2014) – Elant has announced its brand new signature event, Hallmark, to be held Friday, November 7, 2014 from 6:30 to 11 p.m. at Brotherhood Winery in Washingtonville. A departure from its Annual Polo Picnic, which took place for 12 years, this new, … Continue Reading
Elant at Fishkill to Host Ribbon Cutting for Completed Eagle Scout Labyrinth Project on August 14
WHAT: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with the Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce
WHEN: Thursday, August 14, 2014
4 – 5 p.m.; refreshments will be served
WHERE: Elant at Fishkill
22 Robert R. Kasin Way, Beacon, NY 12508
Elant at Fishkill and the Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce will host the unveiling/ribbon-cutting for the … Continue Reading
7th Annual Elant Golf Classic Yields More Than $60,000 for the Elant Foundation
Funds will go toward quality-of-life enhancing activities and amenities for Elant residents
GOSHEN, N.Y. (August 6, 2014) – The Elant Foundation’s 7th Annual Elant Golf Classic, which took place on Monday, July 28, raised more than $60,000 – a 46 percent increase over the funds raised from last year’s event. More than 140 golfers, volunteers and dinner guests … Continue Reading
Elant Appoints Janet Giannetta as Vice President of Human Resources
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Aug. 4, 2014) — Elant, the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health and housing solutions, has named Janet Giannetta as Vice President of Human Resources.
Giannetta is a senior-level human resources professional with years of experience in the areas of employee and labor relations; recruitment; organizational development; professional development; employee retention and compliance with state and … Continue Reading
Melissa McCoy Named Vice President of Elant Foundation and Community Relations
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 24, 2014) — Elant Inc., the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health and housing solutions, has named Melissa McCoy to Vice President of the Elant Foundation and Community Relations.
McCoy, who previously served as Director of Corporate Initiatives for the organization, has nearly three decades of experience in community service, fundraising, event planning and project … Continue Reading
Elant at Meadow Hill Administrator Wins Statewide Leadership Award
Goshen, N.Y. (July 7, 2014) – Christine O’Toole, Vice President and Executive Director of Elant at Meadow Hill, recently received the James W. Sanderson Memorial Award for Leadership from LeadingAge New York at the organization’s Annual Conference and Exposition in Saratoga Springs.
The leadership award honors LeadingAge New York’s longtime counsel and is given to an individual who is … Continue Reading
Elant Launches New Video at Community Breakfast
More than 250 attend educational breakfast in support of Elant; video showcases Elant’s mission
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 1, 2014) — Elant hosted its annual Community Breakfast on May 20 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. The event featured heartwarming and insightful testimonials from family members of Elant residents, a presentation on aging, memory loss and dementia led by … Continue Reading
Elant at Fishkill Celebrates Wedding Anniversaries
Goshen, N.Y. (June 26, 2014) – Elant at Fishkill celebrated the wedding anniversaries of 10 couples on Thursday, June 12th, with a special luncheon, wedding memories of each couple, a blessing and renewal of vows by facility chaplain Ralph Verdu and special musical entertainment by the activity staff, highlighting some of the couples’ wedding songs.
Staff interviewed … Continue Reading
Elant Therapy Assistant: A Champion on the Court and with Residents
GOSHEN, N.Y. (June 23, 2014) — It’s not every day that a national champion comes walking through the doors of Elant at Wappingers Falls … or at least it wasn’t that way before April.
Up until April, Faizool Ali, a physical therapy assistant with Elant at Wappingers Falls, was simply a 38-year old man living a full life with … Continue Reading
Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Art Series Kicks Off Third Year
After a successful cocktail party, the Art Series schedule is in place for 2014/2015
GOSHEN, N.Y. (May 23, 2014) — The Elant Foundation hosted a cocktail party at the Ritz Theater/Safe Harbors of the Hudson in Newburgh on Thursday, April 17 to kick off the third annual Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Art Series (sponsored by Rose & Kiernan, Fox … Continue Reading
Elant Community Breakfast Slated for Tuesday, May 20
Event to feature testimonials, presentation on aging and dementia with keynote speaker
GOSHEN, N.Y. (May 5, 2014) – This year’s Elant Community Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, May 20 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. The event will feature heartwarming and insightful testimonials from family members of Elant residents, as well … Continue Reading
Elant’s Christine O’Toole to Receive LeadingAge New York Leadership Award
O’Toole to be honored for commitment to excellence and dedication to the long-term care field
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (April 17, 2014) — Christine O’Toole, Vice President and Executive Director of Elant at Meadow Hill, has been selected by LeadingAge New York to receive the James W. Sanderson Memorial Award for Leadership. O’Toole will receive the award at LeadingAge New York’s … Continue Reading
Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Arts Series Continues to Spread Joy to Seniors
Open house and kick-off reception slated for April 17 at the Ritz Theater/Safe Harbors
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Mar. 24, 2014) — Elant will host a cocktail reception (sponsored by Rose & Kiernan and Fox Radio) on Thursday, April 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Ritz Theater/Safe Harbors of the Hudson in Newburgh to celebrate the third annual reception … Continue Reading
College Students and Elant Residents Reap the Benefits of Elant’s Collaboration with Local Colleges
GOSHEN, N.Y. (February 19, 2014) — College students preparing for careers in health care learn a lot through classroom lectures; however, hands-on clinical fieldwork in health care facilities like Elant provides students with invaluable firsthand experience and personal insight about caring for patients and residents. The lessons learned through these experiences often stay with the students throughout their careers.
Elant Educational Series Presents ‘An Insight To Cancer Today’ On Feb. 18
Local oncologists to provide valuable insight, offer Q&A session
Goshen, N.Y. (January 29, 2013) – The Elant Foundation presents the latest installment of the Elant Educational Series, “An Insight to Cancer Today: Face-to-Face and Q&A with the Oncologists” on Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Elant at Fishkill (22 Robert Kasin Way, Beacon, N.Y.). Elant has … Continue Reading
Elant’s Christine Wise-Vazquez Appointed as President of Empire State Association of Assisted Living
Wise-Vazquez is the first woman to preside over (ESAAL)
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Dec. 13, 2013) — Christine Wise-Vazquez, Elant’s Vice President of Placement Management and Marketing Development, has been elected as the new president of the Empire State Association of Assisted Living (ESAAL), the only association that exclusively represents the state’s assisted living industry. Wise-Vazquez is the first woman to … Continue Reading
Elant at Wappingers Falls to be Recognized for Equal Employment Efforts
Mid-Hudson Employment Alliance to award Elant during National Disability Employment Awareness Month
GOSHEN, N.Y. (September 26, 2013) — Elant, the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health and housing solutions, has announced that Elant at Wappingers Falls will be recognized at an upcoming event, hosted by the Mid-Hudson Employment Alliance, for its efforts in creating sustainable employment opportunities for … Continue Reading
Free Lecture Series Offers Valuable Insight from Medical Professionals
“Dinner with the Doctor” events provide attendees with rare access
Goshen, N.Y. (Sept. 3, 2013) – Did you ever go for a doctor’s visit only to realize on the way home that you have more questions than when you walked in? Maybe it was an unexpected or new diagnosis. Or, maybe it was an adjustment to a prescription. Perhaps … Continue Reading
Elant Educational Series to Welcome Award-Winning Author and Alzheimer’s Advocate
Inspirational writer and speaker Marilynn Garzione to share message of faith and strength in caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Aug. 19, 2013) – Earlier this year, author and advocate Marilynn Garzione made an invaluable donation to the Elant family. A former caregiver to her parents and husband who were afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease, she generously gifted … Continue Reading
Elant Board of Directors Welcomes Nancy Calhoun
Calhoun brings more than 30 years of government leadership experience to the Board
Goshen, N.Y. (August 14, 2013) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health and housing solutions, is pleased to announce that Nancy Calhoun has been elected to the Board of Directors.
Calhoun served for 22 years as a New York State Assemblywoman, where … Continue Reading
Elant Appoints Janet Giannetta As Corporate Director of Human Resources
Giannetta is highly experienced in employee relations, organizational development and talent acquisition
GOSHEN, N.Y. (August 7, 2013) — Elant, the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health and housing solutions, has named Janet Giannetta its new Corporate Director of Human Resources.
Giannetta is a senior-level human resources professional who has served in a wide range of industries, including health … Continue Reading
Elant Board of Directors Welcomes Daniel O’Brien
New member offers extensive knowledge of economic development
Mobile Life Executives Support Two Key Elant Events
Elant Receives $4,800 John T. Sloper Community Fund Grant from the Community Foundation of the Hudson Valley
American Cancer Society, Flo Hannes To Be Honored At Elant’s 12th Annual Polo Picnic
Elant Welcomes Denise Doring VanBuren to Board of Directors
New member brings extensive media and PR experience
Goshen, N.Y. (July 22, 2013) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health and housing solutions, is pleased to welcome Denise Doring VanBuren to its Board of Directors.
VanBuren is a media and public relations specialist with an extensive background in broadcasting and public service. She served as an … Continue Reading
Elant Offers Scholarships to Two Standout Interns
SUNY-Orange graduates receive $250 to apply toward tuition, student loans
GOSHEN, N.Y. (June 28, 2013) — Elant, the Hudson Valley’s leading provider of senior health care and housing solutions, has awarded two of its student interns $250 scholarships to reflect the hard work and dedication they displayed while performing fieldwork at the organization’s facilities.
The funding, provided as part … Continue Reading
Glen Arden to Host ‘Dinner with the Doctor’ Lecture on June 24 Featuring Dr. Karen Karsif
Top surgeon and Medical Director of Good Samaritan’s Center for Breast Health to speak
GOSHEN, N.Y. (June 4, 2013) — Glen Arden, Elant’s Continuing Care Retirement Community, will host a “Dinner with the Doctor” lecture and dinner on Monday, June 24 at 6 p.m. in Glen Arden’s Rhinebeck Room. Dr. Karen Karsif, MD, FACS, a surgeon and Medical Director of … Continue Reading
Elant Residents Enjoy Benefits of Classical Music through Generous Donation
Meadow Hill receives baby grand piano from donor Marilynn Garzione
GOSHEN, N.Y. (May 28, 2013) – One woman’s passion and care for her husband through a piano will continue on for years, thanks to her generosity.
Marilynn Garzione had cared for her husband Pat for many years until his passing in 2007. He, along with Marilynn’s mother and father, … Continue Reading
Elant Foundation Teams with Walden Savings Bank for January 2013 Fundraising Campaign
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Jan. 2, 2013) – The Elant Foundation has announced a collaboration with Walden Savings Bank to launch its annual fundraising initiative. Both customers and employees will have the opportunity to make donations to the Elant Foundation’s annual campaign in each of Walden Savings Bank’s 11 branch locations.
Proceeds will benefit “The New Elant Dining Experience,” which will … Continue Reading
Elant at Goshen Adult Day Program to Host Inaugural Memory Screening Day Nov. 13
November marks National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
GOSHEN, N.Y. (November 1, 2012) – Elant at Goshen and the Elant at Goshen Adult Day Program is inviting the community to its inaugural Memory Screening Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13 at the Elant at Goshen Adult Home. The event is being held in conjunction with the Alzheimer’s … Continue Reading
Elant’s Inaugural Juniors Swinging for Seniors Event Raises Funds for 19 Not-for-Profit Senior Organizations
Tricky Tray Event to Benefit Residents of Elant at Meadow Hill
Event hosted by Elant at Meadow Hill Renewal Committee
DATE: Saturday, November 3
TIME: Doors open at 2 p.m. Calling starts at 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Elant at Meadow Hill, 172 Meadow Hill Rd., Newburgh
TICKETS: Sold at the door. $5 per sheet of 20 tickets
Goshen, N.Y. – October 19, 2012 – Elant at Meadow Hill is hosting a Tricky … Continue Reading
Regional Company Volunteers Time, Resources to Improvements at Elant at Fishkill
Residents will enjoy new outdoor spaces thanks to Kirchoff-Consigli Construction
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Oct. 18, 2012) – Elant at Fishkill’s outdoor living areas received significant improvements from volunteers of the regional Kirchoff-Consigli Construction Management over the past several weeks. The project included a facelift of the facility’s two courtyards, walkways and other outdoor areas.
On Saturdays in September, volunteer employees … Continue Reading
Elant Residents Enjoy a Visit to Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Sept. 26, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health care and housing solutions, brought residents from its Glen Arden and Fishkill campuses on a special outing to the Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport on Monday, Sept. 17.
About a dozen residents, their family members and Elant staff were the guests of … Continue Reading
Elant Calls for Team Sponsors, Participants for Inaugural Juniors Swinging for Seniors Golf Tournament this Month
Friendly tournament will benefit senior organizations throughout Orange County
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Sept. 18, 2012) – There are still team sponsorships available for the Elant Foundation’s inaugural Juniors Swinging for Seniors golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 30, sponsored by Med-World, an OmniCare company. Additionally, youth and seniors interested in playing in the tournament may submit their request for participation to firstname.lastname@example.org… Continue Reading
Elant at Fishkill Honored by LeadingAge NY
Campus wins award for intergenerational projects with Scouts, residents
Fishkill, N.Y. (Sept. 6, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health care and housing solutions, was awarded the 2012 Innovation of the Year award from LeadingAge New York for a creative new program developed at the Elant at Fishkill campus. LeadingAge NY represents not-for-profit, mission-driven and public … Continue Reading
Elant Takes More Than 80 Residents to Hudson Valley Renegades Game
GOSHEN, N.Y. (August 30, 2012) – A community came together to help more than 80 Elant residents from across the Elant system attend the Hudson Valley Renegades baseball game on Sunday, Aug. 26.
The residents were transported to the event by 15 vans; Statewide Ambulette Service of Newburgh and Mount Vernon, Master’s Coach of Wallkill and Clove Coach of Monroe … Continue Reading
Elant Approved as a Site to Host The Culinary Institute of America’s Externship Program
Students will have opportunity to learn changing demands of dining in health care
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health and housing solutions, today announced that it has been approved by The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) as a site for its Externship Program.
CIA students nearing the end of their … Continue Reading
Elant Awards Inaugural Scholarship to SUNY Orange Graduate
Monroe resident Amanda Hetherington to use award to pay for certification test
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Aug. 13, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health and housing solutions, today announced its first-ever Elant-SUNY Orange Community Partnership Scholarship. Elant will award $500 to one SUNY Orange student annually.
Amanda Hetherington, who graduated this spring, was the first honoree and … Continue Reading
Staying Social: Daily Peer-to-Peer Interaction Benefits Seniors
Every weekday, about 45 seniors from areas like Port Jervis, Newburgh and Ellenville gather at Elant at Goshen to spend the day. They meet to stay active, to have and achieve goals, to visit with friends, to help each other and to have a purpose.
These seniors participate in Elant at Goshen’s Adult Day program; the facility offers two variations … Continue Reading
Elant to Host Inaugural ‘Juniors Swinging for Seniors’ Golf Tournament in September
Teams of youth, seniors to compete to benefit senior organizations throughout Orange County
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 30, 2012) – The Elant Foundation has announced it will hold its inaugural Juniors Swinging for Seniors golf tournament on Sunday, Sept. 30, sponsored by Med-World, an OmniCare company. The event, which will take place at Winding Hills Golf Club in Montgomery, will allow … Continue Reading
5th Annual Elant Golf Classic Raises More Than $40,000
Funds will go toward residential improvements and upgrades at Elant locations
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 27, 2012) – The Elant Foundation’s 5th Annual Elant Golf Classic, which took place on Thursday, July 12, raised more than $40,000 from this year’s event. More than 150 golfers, volunteers and dinner guests came together for this year’s outing held at the Dutchess Golf … Continue Reading
Elant at Fishkill Partners with Hudson Valley Heart Center to Provide Residents with On-Site Cardiac Care
Program alleviates transportation stress, improves resident care
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 27, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health and housing solutions, today announced a new partnership with Hudson Valley Heart Center that will enable Elant at Fishkill residents in need of cardiac care to receive on-site treatment from a nurse practitioner.
The relationship between Elant … Continue Reading
11th Annual Polo Picnic Slated for September 9 at Blue Sky Polo Club
Linda Muller and the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan to be honored
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 25, 2012) – An outdoor setting, a big white tent, fancy hats and an elegant afternoon filled with champagne and wine, fine dining, an auction and a polo match will once again grace the Blue Sky Polo Club in Middletown at the 11th… Continue Reading
Elant Welcomes Ruben Estrada to Board of Directors
New member contributes experience in multicultural marketing, community relations
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 9, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health and housing solutions, has appointed Ruben Estrada to its Board of Directors.
A resident of Monroe, N.Y., Estrada brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in multicultural marketing, community relations and government relations to the … Continue Reading
Elant to Hold Free Golf Clinics for Seniors
Sessions will feature golf instruction, discussion on the sport’s benefits for seniors
GOSHEN, N.Y. (July 3, 2012) – Elant will hold a series of free golf clinics for area seniors throughout July, August and September. The clinics are limited to the first 30 participants and will take place at The Castle Driving Range in Chester, N.Y.
In addition to … Continue Reading
5th Annual Elant Golf Classic to Raise Funds for Residential Improvements, Upgrades
Event to be held at Dutchess Golf & Country Club
Goshen, N.Y. (June 19, 2012) – The Elant Foundation’s 5th Annual Elant Golf Classic is slated for Thursday, July 12, 2012, at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club in Poughkeepsie. The event is open to the public and sponsored by Med-World, an Omnicare Company.
Proceeds will benefit the … Continue Reading
Community’s New Name Unveiled at Elant at Newburgh Spring Open House
Name change completes Elant’s re-branding program
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (May 24, 2012) – A cloudless sky, beautifully-landscaped grounds and warm smiles from Elant professionals greeted attendees of the community’s Spring Open House on Friday, May 18, and so did a surprise: Elant at Newburgh was changing its name to Elant at Meadow Hill.
“Over the course of the past several years, … Continue Reading
James W. Krueger Joins Elant Board of Directors
Celebrating the Contributions and Achievements of Older Americans
Elant Board of Directors Welcomes Michelle McDonald
McDonald brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the health care industry
Goshen, N.Y. (April 16, 2012) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health care and housing solutions, has named Michelle McDonald to its Board of Directors.
McDonald, MPH, RN is a nursing professional with experience in both clinical and business-oriented projects. As a health … Continue Reading
Elant Continues Community Exchange Program
Elant Board of Directors Welcomes Michael J. DiTullo
DiTullo brings economic development expertise to the Board
Glen Arden Educates Seniors About the Importance of Planning for the Future
Elant Announces New Community Initiatives
Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Arts Series Brings Joy to Elant Residents
Elant at Goshen Adult Home Provides On-Site Therapy With Access Physical Therapy And Wellness Office
Residents of Four Elant Communities to Gain Access to More Personalized Care through ArchCare Advantage
GOSHEN, N.Y. (February 14, 2012) – Residents of four Elant communities in Dutchess and Orange counties will soon reap the benefits of enhanced personalized care and around-the-clock coordination of medical care and other services through ArchCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage HMO Special Needs Plan.
Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health care and housing solutions, has entered … Continue Reading
Elant at Fishkill Hosts Intergenerational Camporee for Scouts, Residents
FISHKILL, N.Y. (Jan. 4, 2012) – Elant at Fishkill brought together people of all ages for recreation, education and communication at the community’s first-ever Intergenerational Camporee on Oct. 8.
The Intergenerational Camporee paired Webelo Scouts No. 1 from Pack 37 in Pine Bush, with 30 residents from Elant at Fishkill’s 160-bed skilled nursing home facility for a day. Twelve … Continue Reading
Elant Announces 2012 Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Art Series
Art series for Elant residents, community members to be launched early next year
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Dec. 21, 2011) – Elant, the Hudson Valley’s premier provider of senior health care and housing solutions, announced today the creation of the Jeffrey A. Weiss Memorial Art Series, a program that will provide free art classes and exhibits to residents of Elant at Goshen, … Continue Reading
Autographed “Boardwalk Empire” Pilot Script Headlines Items for Elant Foundation Online Auction
Holiday Auction opens today for shopping season
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Nov. 7, 2011) – Looking for a unique item to give your special someone this holiday season? The Elant Foundation Online Holiday Auction kicks off today, with a number of fun and rare items – including the autographed pilot script from the HBO hit series, “Boardwalk Empire,” as well as memorabilia, … Continue Reading
Elant Launches Community Exchange Program
Educational initiative aims to build relationships in local communities
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (Nov.3, 2011) – Elant recently launched a new initiative, the Elant Community Exchange, a breakfast program that aims to educate attendees about Elant’s programs and services, and build relationships in the communities that Elant serves. The first Community Exchange breakfast was held on Oct. 12 at Elant at Newburgh.… Continue Reading
Elant at Newburgh Oktoberfest a Success
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 2, 2011) – Community members and residents enjoyed a festive, fall afternoon at Elant at Newburgh’s Community Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 15. All proceeds from the event’s activities benefitted the Elant Foundation Newburgh Renewal Committee, which raises funds for Elant at Newburgh residents.
The October 15th event was a free, family-friendly celebration featuring pumpkin painting, … Continue Reading
Elant at Newburgh to Host Oktoberfest on October 15
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (Oct. 4, 2011) – Elant at Newburgh will host Oktoberfest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 15. The free, family-friendly event will feature pumpkin painting, entertainment, a farmers market, vendors, food and more.
Elant at Newburgh’s Oktoberfest will also feature an apple pie baking contest, with prizes for first, second and third place. Judging will … Continue Reading
10th Annual Elant Foundation Polo Picnic a Great Success
Funds raised will enhance resident environments, improve technology resources
GOSHEN, N.Y. (September 28, 2011) – A day of fun, fashion, remembrance and polo under beautiful late-summer skies turned into another wonderful fundraiser that will benefit the Elant Foundation and Elant’s residents.
The Elant Foundation’s 10th Annual Polo Picnic was held on September 18 at Blue Sky Polo Club. … Continue Reading
Elant Celebrates National Assisted Living Week “Forever Proud”
Residents display pride and patriotism in weeklong observance
Goshen, N.Y. (Sept. 22, 2011) – Elant, Inc. celebrated National Assisted Living Week from Sept. 11 through Sept. 17 and marked the occasion with special events and activities designed to bring together residents, families, staff and the community in honor of this year’s theme, “Forever Proud.”
“We are proud to provide … Continue Reading
Catania Named to Elant Foundation Review Committee for Scholarships and Circle of Excellence
GOSHEN, N.Y. (Sept. 21, 2011) – The Elant Foundation has named Michael E. Catania, Esq., to the foundation’s Review Committee for Scholarships and Circle of Excellence.
Catania is an associate with Tarshis, Catania, Liberth, Mahon & Milligram, PLLC, in Newburgh. He concentrates his practice on construction law, commercial litigation, municipal defense and general litigation.
Catania replaces David Kaufman … Continue Reading
Elant at Newburgh Residents Celebrate Second Senior Olympics
Competition, camaraderie draw residents to engage in activities
Newburgh, N.Y. (Sept. 7, 2011) – Residents of Elant at Newburgh experienced the thrill of competition and a lot of camaraderie in the nursing home’s second Olympic games last week.
Events included mop hockey, obstacle course, relay race, target shoot, shot put, beach ball volleyball, cup stacking and basketball shoot. Gold, silver … Continue Reading
Hayworth Tours Elant at Fishkill
Orange Regional Medical Center, Alzheimer’s Association and Donnelly to be Honored at Elant’s 10th Polo Picnic
Polo Picnic planned for Sept. 11
Goshen, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2011) – The Elant Foundation will celebrate its 10th year of hosting its Polo Picnic at the Blue Sky Farms on Sunday, September 11th. This unique fundraiser is a fashionable departure from the typical black tie gala, from an outdoor setting to an active sporting event taking … Continue Reading
Elant Residents Contribute to Community through Fundraising
Local organizations benefit from members’ hard work and generosity
Goshen, N.Y. (August 29, 2011) – Several residents of the Elant at Goshen Nursing Care Center have taken their usual fundraising activities to another level, deciding to pay it forward. A portion of the funds raised, which usually go toward resident activities, this year are being donated to organizations in the … Continue Reading
Elant Golf Open Proceeds Reach $50,000
Money raised will benefit Elant programs and residents
Goshen, N.Y. (July 20, 2011) – The Elant Foundation’s 4th annual Elant Golf Open raised more than $50,000. The event, held July 14 at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club in Poughkeepsie, was sold out – with 144 golfers.
The event’s proceeds will go toward enhancing Elant’s environments and incorporating … Continue Reading
Four Elant Employees and Unique Program Win Honors from State Health Facilities Association
Goshen, N.Y. (July 1, 2011) – A unique resident program and four individual employees from Elant at Fishkill and Elant at Wappingers Falls received awards during the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) annual awards program held June 28.
The awards honor exemplary programs and employees of skilled nursing facilities in New York State. Some criteria include innovativeness … Continue Reading
Riverside Bank President and CEO to Lead Elant Polo Picnic
Goshen, N.Y. (June 7, 2011) – David S. MacFarland, President and CEO of Poughkeepsie-based Riverside Bank, has been named honorary chair of the 2011 Elant Polo Picnic to benefit the Elant Foundation, Elant Inc.’s fundraising arm.
The Elant Polo Picnic, now in its 10th year, will be held from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, … Continue Reading
Elant Partners with SUNY Orange Community Connections Program
Occupational Therapy Assistant program will develop programs for Elant residents
Goshen, N.Y. (May 26, 2011) – Elant is proud to become one of the first organizations to partner with SUNY Orange Center for Assistive and Rehabilitation Technology (CART), and will serve as a fieldwork and internship site for Occupational Therapy students as part of the Community Connections program.
Elant … Continue Reading
Balmville Students Pair with Elant at Newburgh Residents to Research, Write, Choreograph Play
Performance highlights trends of each decade since 1910
Newburgh, N.Y. (May 25, 2011) – Sixth-grade students learned history first-hand from residents of Elant at Newburgh and used that knowledge to write and choreograph a play that was performed for the residents as the culmination of a year-long research project.
Students from Ms. Jayne Mangieri’s class from Balmville Elementary School, Newburgh, … Continue Reading
Music Therapy Students Help Elant at Newburgh Residents and Patients with Rehabilitation
Focus is on rhythm and beat, not pain during therapy sessions
Newburgh, N.Y. (May 17, 2011) – Two music therapy students enrolled in the SUNY New Paltz Graduate Music Therapy program have given residents at Elant at Newburgh a valuable distraction while undergoing rehabilitation therapy.
Music therapy is often used in nursing home settings to provide comfort to residents … Continue Reading
Elant Names Melissa McCoy Director of Corporate Initiatives
Goshen, N.Y. (May 11, 2011) – Elant is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa McCoy as Director of Corporate Initiatives.
Ms. McCoy was most recently Owner/President of Design Perceptions, LLC, where she led projects for the interior design firm including the new 475,000-square-foot New York State Office of the State Comptroller headquarters in Albany, the Latham-based New York State … Continue Reading
4th Annual Elant Golf Open to Raise Money for Programs, Upgrades
Walkway over the Hudson advocate will be event’s special guest
Goshen, N.Y. (May 9, 2011) – The Elant Foundation’s 4th annual Elant Golf Open is planned for Thursday, July 14, 2011, at the Dutchess Golf and Country Club in Poughkeepsie. The event is open to the public and sponsored by Med-World Pharmacy, an Omnicare Company.
Proceeds will be … Continue Reading
Rebuilding Together: Elant Staff Volunteers for National Rebuilding Day
Goshen, N.Y.(May 9, 2011) – For the eighth consecutive year Elant’s dedicated employees rolled up their sleeves and volunteered for Rebuilding Together Dutchess as part of National Rebuilding Day on Saturday, April 30, 2011.
25 employees from Elant’s Fishkill and Wappinger’s Falls locations partnered with staff from Ulster Savings Bank to provide free home repairs and modifications for … Continue Reading
Elant Board of Directors Announces New Members
Three new directors bring years of leadership, healthcare experience
Goshen, N.Y. (April 19, 2011) – The Elant Board of Directors is pleased to announce that three new members have been elected to the Board.
Kathleen Kazakoff, CEO of Hudson Valley Heart Center; Linda Muller, President and CEO of Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center; and Richard O’Beirne, President of … Continue Reading
Dutchess BOCES Carpentry Program Builds Latch Boards for Elant
Fishkill, N.Y. (April 1, 2011) – The Dutchess County BOCES Career and Technical Institute carpentry program volunteered to build four latch boards, used as a sensory stimulation tool with male dementia residents, for Elant at Fishkill and Elant at Wappingers Falls.
Elant at Fishkill Activities Director Patricia Roza approached Darren Davidson, instructor for the BOCES carpentry program, about building the … Continue Reading
Two Elant at Goshen Staff Members Receive Elant Foundation Circle of Excellence Award
Goshen, N.Y. (March 18, 2011) – Two Elant at Goshen staff members have been awarded the Elant Foundation’s Circle of Excellence award. Nerlande Pierre-Lewis, an LPN, and Michael Paterno, a physical therapist, were honored recently for their outstanding compassion and high-quality of care.
“Nerlande takes time to offer special things to the residents to make them feel special and important,” … Continue Reading
Elant At Goshen Resident Celebrates 111th Birthday
Anna Ferris now third oldest person in state, 63rd oldest in world
Goshen, N.Y. (Feb. 25, 2011) – Anna Ferris, a resident at Elant at Goshen Nursing Care Center, turned 111 years old on Friday, Feb. 11. The supercentenarian is now the third oldest person in New York State and 63rd oldest person in the world.
Anna was … Continue Reading
Girl Scouts, YWCA Honor Glen Arden Administrator
Maureen Torelli named 2011 Tribute to Women of Achievement honoree
Goshen, N.Y. (Feb. 21, 2011) – Glen Arden’s Maureen E. Torelli, LMSW, LNHA, CASP, was honored Feb. 16 by the Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson and YWCA Orange County at the 2011 Tribute to Women of Achievement press conference. Torelli was one of eight women to receive the Tribute … Continue Reading
Elant hosts 25th anniversary celebration
Goshen, NY – State, county, and local leaders joined the Elant community Friday, Sept. 17, in celebrating Elant’s 25th anniversary of offering health and housing solutions throughout the Hudson Valley.
The festivities, hosted at Elant at Goshen in the Garden of Arden, also included residents, residents’ families, Elant staff, and volunteers.
“Together we can all keep Elant thriving … Continue Reading