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COVID-19 Resource Recap

Posted by Erin Pietrak | Wednesday, April 29, 2020

​As information about the coronavirus changes daily, with dramatic impacts on long-term health care, The Avila Institute of Gerontology is compiling resources and information to meet the emotional and spiritual needs of staff, residents and families. Read posts from April 22-28, 2020.

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The Zone, Vol 1: Stress Management and Self-Care

Posted by Erin Pietrak | Wednesday, April 29, 2020

In the first of this new weekly guest series, Psychotherapist, Dr. Francis L. Battisti, and Nutritionist, Dr. Helen Battisti guide us in navigating and calming the unprecedented stress we find ourselves facing.

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Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted by Erin Pietrak | Tuesday, April 21, 2020

To help support you during these unprecedented challenges, the Avila Institute of Gerontology has compiled resources and information to help respond to the emotional and spiritual needs of staff, residents and families. We are also offering a free in-service that addresses stress management for long-term care staff and caregivers, which you can find at the bottom of this blog post.

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The Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, along with the Avila Institute of Gerontology, honored three individuals with the Flos Carmeli award for their excellence and dedication to the mission of Venerable Mary Angeline Teresa McCrory, O.Carm., Foundress of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm. The 2020 Flos Carmeli celebration took place on March 9 at St. Teresa’s Motherhouse in Germantown, NY.

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