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Pictured here are the Hot Flash Tap Dancers which includes Mary Ferro of Greece, Mary Anne Lettis of Brighton, Jeanette Dilucia-Angelo of Gates, Choreographer and Manager Joyce Dedee of Penfield, Joyce Mary Mason of Williamson and Elaine Cumbo of Irondequoit. They are joined by Woodcrest Commons resident Fred Recchio.

Age is just a number to these dazzling dancers!

The Hot Flash Tap Dancers are living, dancing, sequined proof that age is just a number. Ranging in age from 70 to 83 years of age, the female dance troupe earned high praises for their performance by residents at Woodcrest Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Henrietta. Activities Director Continue reading →

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Support Groups for Alzheimer’s Caregivers Offered Across WNY

Providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be stressful and isolating, but support groups can provide coping tools and a welcoming embrace from others in the same position. The Alzheimer’s Association Western New York chapter sponsors a number of caregiver support group across the region. The groups Continue reading →

Pictured here, Westwood Commons resident Louise Ziegler poses with Spotlight dancers Renee Sipes, Kaitlyn Sipes, Alaina Streeter and Leanne Curts.

Dancers in the Spotlight

Students from Anastasia’s Spotlight Dance in Churchville have danced their way into the hearts of residents at Westwood Commons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in North Chili. Dance instructor Anastasia Bechtold said her dance troupe has performed more than five times at Westwood Commons, featuring a variety of dances.

Pictured here, Woodcrest Commons residents Rosanne Bourne, Joanne Hackett, Sylvia Emma enjoy their time among the flowers at Rochester's Maplewood Park.

Stopping to Smell the Roses

From cherry parfait and peppermint twist to Julia Child and Betty Boop, roses of every color regaled Woodcrest Commons residents during a recent visit to Rochester’s nationally-accredited gardens at Maplewood Park. Featuring more than 3,000 rose bushes, the gardens were in full bloom. For more information about Woodcrest Commons, please Continue reading →

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Pictured here, Horizons resident Virginia Thorn dances with Canandaigua Academy Key Club member  Ian Brown.

Dancing Through the Generations

Bubble machines, disco balls and champagne poppers set the stage for another very successful Senior Ball at Horizons, a DePaul Senior Living Community in Canandaigua. Residents paired up with members of the Canandaigua Academy’s Key Club and Horizons staff for the second annual multi-generational dance. Members of the Canandaigua Academy Continue reading →