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Ability, Motivation, and Attitude – a Recipe for Success!

2021-01-11T14:45:29-05:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: News & Updates|

“Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” —Louis "Lou" Holtz Ability, Motivation, and Attitude - Vinique Genre has it all. She works with her whole heart as a dedicated employee of Dunkin Donuts, having just celebrated her 2-year anniversary. Her success comes from her hard work, positivity, and collaboration with Living Resources’ Employment Services. Vinique began this journey as a loyal Dunkin customer who dreamed of being a Dunkin employee. Enter Living Resources’ Employment Specialist Koryn Shear who knows that “A dream written down with a date becomes [...]

While Fred has retired, his impact will always remain!

2020-12-30T14:50:10-05:00December 30th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

In 2018, Paul Grondahl interviewed Fred and wrote an article which appeared in the Times Union on October 23, 2018. While Fred extended his time until retirement, leaving at the end of 2020 instead, we would like to again share this wonderful article about Fred's career and his historic impact on Living Resources! A year or so from now, Fred Erlich is going to have a very difficult time stepping down as founder, CEO and executive director of Living Resources. Just mentioning it causes his voice to thicken. A knot forms in his throat. For four decades, the humble administrator has [...]

Where are they now? Kevin & Lindsey, so happy together!

2020-12-14T11:32:46-05:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

You could say that Kevin Steitzer and Lindsey Renko-Steitzer met at the Living Resources’ College Experience, but that’s not technically true. They actually met prior to beginning the program - at their intake meeting. They remember it like it was yesterday. Kevin had on a Nike blue sweatshirt and blue jeans and braces. Lindsey was wearing a Saint Rose T-shirt and a pair of jeans. Kevin glanced over to Lindsey who immediately caught his eye. After this first encounter, Kevin said to his parents, "One day I am going to date that woman." By the following spring, that prediction came true. [...]

Home is where your heart is!

2020-11-30T14:15:28-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

For more than four decades, Living Resources has been providing families with peace of mind that their loved ones will continually be well cared for! We'd like to introduce you to Al. Born with visual and intellectual impairments over 70 years ago, Al has had a variety living arrangements, including an institutional dormitory. He remembers the embarrassment of having to dress himself in that impersonal, public setting. Knowing Al wasn’t receiving the best care possible and having concerns for his safety, his parents set out to find a better life for their son, and didn’t stop until 1975 when they found Living [...]

Happiness is … Family and a HOME!

2020-11-02T14:30:05-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

Since 1974 Living Resources has been providing families with peace of mind that their loved ones will continually be well cared for and loved even after they have passed. We are pleased to introduce you to Franny: Franny's eyes were wide with excitement as she opened her birthday present in the comfort of her Living Resources home. It was a big present for a big birthday. Fran Dufore, a vivacious woman whose smile is as big as the ocean was delighted to be celebrated on the evening of her 88th birthday. When Franny’s family found Living Resources more than 40 years [...]