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2020-03-20T17:17:38-04:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

In an effort to protect the health and safety of the individuals entrusted to our care, Living Resources is complying with New York State’s mandate and implementing a no visitation policy at our residential facilities unless medically necessary effective immediately. This emergency directive will be updated as further regulations and information become available. As always the health and safety of your family member is our highest priority and following state, local, and federal mandates, we believe this protocol is required. We are in this together and it is our hope that by initiating this protocol, we can help lessen the spread [...]

Important Agency and Health Update

2020-03-17T16:49:17-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

As you are aware, the Coronavirus, and the disease it causes, known as COVID-19, is now spreading in our state and neighboring counties. As of today, March 16, 2020, we have not had any confirmed cases of COVID-19 with our residents or staff. Nevertheless, we want to reassure you that we are doing everything possible to keep your loved ones and our staff safe. What is coronavirus and how is it spread? Coronavirus is a new version of common group of viruses that cause respiratory illness, including forms of the common cold. It is believed that most cases likely are spread person-to-person [...]

Virus & Flu Prevention Update

2020-03-13T11:59:54-04:00March 10th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

  March 13, 2020 There has been a tremendous amount of news coverage regarding the COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus-SARS-CoV-2). We assure you that we are aware of the concerns in the community, the individuals we serve, their family members, as well as the professional staff providing support. Living Resources continually is taking universal precautions aimed at prevention or spreading of any infectious disease. We are monitoring this extremely fluid situation and following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD). If we become aware [...]

Celebrating 25 years at Hannaford!

2020-02-21T10:38:49-05:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

Happy work anniversary to Jennifer! Twenty-five years ago, Jennifer was hired at Hannaford, and has been working at the Delmar location for 14 years. Her Job Coach Brian says since that time, "she has become very popular with her co-workers and is now more or less a fixture there." Her primary job is doing “re-shops” - returning items that customers have left at the check- out register. Jennifer says she loves helping customers, particularly the seniors who come to shop every other week. Jennifer was officially awarded a 25-year pin and certificate acknowledging her anniversary during the morning “huddle” and all [...]

CareerNext Program expands to include SUNY Cobleskill!

2020-02-07T17:13:29-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

ALBANY –Living Resources Corporation and The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill (SUNY Cobleskill) recently signed an agreement that will bring their “CareerNext” Program to the College. CareerNext is a unique college support program designed specifically to help students with autism and learning differences while obtaining their Associates or Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Cobleskill. CareerNext is excited to work alongside SUNY Cobleskill assisting students of all learning styles to be successful in both their academic and overall college experience. “As the premier educational institution of agriculture and technology, SUNY Cobleskill calls all learners to grow, to [...]

College Experience Program Success!

2020-02-07T16:43:30-05:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

The College Experience Helps Students With Intellectual Disabilities By Jackson Wang City of Albany PUBLISHED 4:57 PM ET Feb. 03, 2020 Denise Riley is passionate about what she does. As a neighborhood assistant at the Teresian House, she makes sure all the residents are properly cared for. “My role is to assist the residents,” said Riley, a graduate of The College Experience. “Make sure that their nutritional needs are met.” It’s a job Riley has had for the last seven years. A job she was able to take on after graduating from the College Experience Program. “It was a last-minute thing and it [...]

A Masterpiece in the Making

2020-01-31T07:24:23-05:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: News & Updates|

Our CEO, Fred Erlich has always believed that all individuals need to have a purpose and a voice. In creating the Carriage House Arts Center, he gave many individuals new identities as artists, with new voices in watercolor, acrylic, clay, and a host of other mediums. His mission led his Leadership Team to commission a portrait by these very same artists. It is right and very much in character, that these artists capture the essence of our leader and our friend. The Carriage House artists, lead by instructor Bianca Dilella created this wonderful masterpiece depicting him looking forward always to a [...]