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98-Year Old Veteran Share​s His Insights from a Historic Year107866/2/2021 8:01:30 PM6/2/2021 8:01:30 PMDon Black, a 98-year old veteran of World War II, has seen a lot in his life, but even he admits the last year has been historic A resident of an upstate New York assisted living STS_ListItem_GenericListhttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care/Lists/Stories of Care/AllItems.aspx400https://www.providermagazine.comFalsehttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care{651D07C9-04FE-4FA8-80AC-105042A25720}~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Content Web Parts/Item_StoriesofCare.js50;650
​Matriarch Celebrates 100th Birthday with Family as Facility Reopen​107876/2/2021 8:01:30 PM6/2/2021 8:01:30 PMFrances Thrasher waited 100 years for the milestone, but the last year of waiting might have been the longest The new member of the centurnarian club turned 100 just as her Atlanta STS_ListItem_GenericListhttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care/Lists/Stories of Care/AllItems.aspx200https://www.providermagazine.comFalsehttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care{4AA5E54E-0DD5-4D74-9DE7-58103CADAC75}~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Content Web Parts/Item_StoriesofCare.js50;650
Balloon Buddies Spread Cheer and Joy at Buffalo Nursing Homes107886/2/2021 8:01:30 PM6/2/2021 8:01:30 PMOver 500 balloon animals, faces, and other critters were delivered to nursing home residents in Buffalo, N.Y. from a local business specializing in the creations STS_ListItem_GenericListhttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care/Lists/Stories of Care/AllItems.aspx100https://www.providermagazine.comFalsehttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care{E171DD10-EFEC-4229-8970-9E52D7ED1A18}~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Content Web Parts/Item_StoriesofCare.js50;650
New Video Celebrates Reunions in Long Term Care10791A new video highlights many of the emotional reunions of loved ones with their friends and relatives in long term care. Now that many long term care staff and residents are safely vaccinated, facilities and communities across the country are beginning to reopen their doors after a year of social isolation. The hugs and smiles bring a tear to the eyes of many as fathers and mothers are reunited with their children and families embrace for the first time in months.6/7/2021 5:57:19 PM6/7/2021 5:57:19 PMToggle navigation Provider Magazine / Topics / Stories of Care / New Video Celebrates Reunions in Long Term Care A new video highlights many of the emotional reunions of loved STS_ListItem_850https://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspx16270https://www.providermagazine.comhtmlFalseaspxhttps://www.providermagazine.com/Topics/Stories-of-Care{2D12ACCA-6B36-4636-AC2B-5E96D81FFC40}~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Content Web Parts/Item_ProviderTV.js49;1649