Paul Smiths, NY, Nov 18, 2010 — Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager talk about the role of individuals once they are past fertility. Elders help hold communities together by acting as the living histories and resource libraries. Go to full article
Nov 21, 2005 — The Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake has decided to buy two nursing homes in the Adirondacks. Uihlein Mercy on Lake Placid and Mercy Healthcare in Tupper Lake had been losing money for years, due in part to declining Medicaid reimbursements.
The hospital's buy-out means that both nursing homes will remain open. Dozens of elderly residents won't be forced to relocate. 91-year-old Rita Chaisson has lived at Mercy Healthcare in Tupper Lake for 6 years. Go to full article