Friday, April 26, 2019 -- The annual Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K features so many inspirational participant stories. We traveled to Saratoga Spa State Park recently to film Kathy Yasenchak of Saratoga Springs, who is recovering from a life-threatening aortic dissection, a serious condition in which the inner layer of the aorta, the large blood vessel branching off the heart, suddenly tears.
Read more: Telling Powerful Stories of Survival
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 -- Children of all ages are invited to a free hippity-hop Easter Celebration on Sunday, April 14 from 1-3 p.m. at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell located at 3230 Church Street, Valatie, N.Y.
Read more: Hop Into Spring at 4/14 Easter Celebration at The Grand at Barnwell
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 -- JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Northeastern New York Chapter announces that Evelyn Pilkington of Saratoga Springs will join more than 160 children in Washington, DC from July 8-10 as a delegate for the 2019 Children’s Congress.
Read more: Capital Region Student Headed to Washington As JDRF Children’s Congress Delgate
Friday, March 29, 2019 -- Scholarships are very important at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. They not only help the college recognize academic excellence, but also are a key component of its competitive financial aid packages.
Read more: "One Good Story" Highlights Importance of Student Scholarships
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 -- JDRF (formerly Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) Northeastern New York Chapter, the local branch of the national non-profit organization dedicated to type 1 diabetes (T1D) research and The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, are teaming up again for this year’s One Walk Great Escape.
Read more: JDRF Sets One Walk Great Escape for Saturday, May 11
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 -- The Grand Healthcare System, one of New York’s leading healthcare companies, in has purchased Heritage Health Care Center, a 220-bed extended-stay nursing facility, for an undisclosed amount.
Read more: The Grand Healthcare System Purchases Utica's Heritage Health Care Center
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Online registration for the 41st Freihofer’s® Run for Women (Saturday, June 1 at 9 a.m.), the Capital Region’s premier all-women’s 5K road race, is now open.
Read more: Registration Open for 6/1 Freihofer's Run for Women; Training Challenge Launches 3/18
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 -- Tonight, more than 115 Capital Region residents living with special needs and their dates will gather at Our Savior's Lutheran Church for "Night to Shine,” an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs (ages 14 and older).
Read more: Night to Shine Gives Teens With Special Needs the Red Carpet Treatment
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 -- We're excited to partner with Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on its "Occupation Station" podcast featuring interviews with interesting and accomplished alumni now working in pharmacy and health sciences, and how their path to success began at ACPHS!
Read more: "Occupation Station" Provides ACPHS with Career Guidance
Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 -- Now is a time of great change in the American healthcare system. Access has become a national imperative, and new policies and practices are being developed to create a value-based system focused on patient outcomes. Traditional roles of point-of-care providers are also evolving, and there is increased dependence on interprofessional teams and information technology. Additionally, advances in life sciences are providing new and sophisticated therapies and diagnostics that enable the dream of personalized medicine.
Read more: "One Good Story" Shines Light On ACPHS Students and Alumni