RiverLedge

Lisbon Senior Looking Forward to Returning To Workforce

 

OGDENSBURG – This past winter when Roger Shoen slipped on some ice and broke his leg, he was not worried about whether or not he would walk again, rather Mr. Shoen said his main concern was whether he would be able to return to work.

 

Mr. Shoen said he was in the middle of his route delivering prescription medication for a local pharmacy when he fell on the ice outside Belmont Courts in Ogdensburg. Luckily, he had his grandson with him.

 

“I yelled for help and my grandson came to pick me back up. A woman who lives in one of the apartments came to her... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge

Whitney Bernier - Registered Nurse

Jodi Ferris - Task Aide

Elizabeth Rathbun - Task Aide

Brittney Snyder - Task Aide

Rachel Smith - Task Aide

Andrew Wilson - CNA

 

Maplewood

Krystalyn Latray - Task Aide

Adam Measheaw - Task Aide

 

Basta's

Paul Bouchard - Laborer

 

Cherry Street IRA

Gabriel LaFleur - DSP... Read More

United Helpers Hosting Career & Information Sessions

 

OGDENSBURG – Whether you are looking for a new career, your first job or a change of pace, United Helpers has the job for you.

 

Learn how you can take that first step or the next step in your career by attending one of our Career & Informational sessions on Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mosaic Complex, 100 Ford St., Ogdensburg or Potsdam Civic Center Community Room, 2 Park Street, Potsdam.

 

United Helpers staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have and help find a job that’s right for you, whether that be as a... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge

Gloria Simmons - Food Service Attendant

Bethany Luck - Task Aide

 

Maplewood

Alexa Caswell - Task Aide

Isabell Smith - Task Aide

Jesse Butler - Food Service Attendant

Stephanie Maddox - CNA

Tina Hanna - RN 

Susan Landry - RN 

Parrish Baillargeon - LPN Evening Supervisor

 

United Helpers Home Health Services

David Lalone - Home Health... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge

Jessica Arno - LPN

Alaina Corrice - Task Aide

Abbey Iliff - Task Aide

 

Maplewood

Melanie Phillips - Task Aide

 

United Helpers Management Company

Kenneth Crossett Jr. - Maintenance II

Thomas Sharpe - Maintenance II

Caralynn Ames - Corporate Complicance 

 

High Street IRA

William Barse - DSP

 

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Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge

Natalie Boland - Task Aide

Christopher Cole - Task Aide

Hailey LaRock - Task Aide

Angel Miller - Task Aide

Tyler Raso - Task Aide

 

Maplewood

Tiffany Carr - QI Assistant

Kendall DeSantis - Food Service Attendant

Alexa Luther - Food Service Attendant

Cassidy Rubin - Cook

 

United Helpers Management Company

Shannon Boprey - Maintenance II... Read More

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Pinkerton Wraps Up Therapy, Resumes Baseball Career

 

OGDENSBURG – After just over three months of physical therapy at RiverLedge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Ogdensburg, Seth Pinkerton has returned to Fort Meyers, Florida to prepare for spring training with the Minnesota Twins organization.

 

Mr. Pinkerton was drafted by the Twins in the 2018 Major League Baseball Amateur draft, beginning his career last spring. However, his first season of professional ball came to an abrupt halt when he suffered a serious injury while fielding a ball hit back to him.

 

“I ended up with a grade two MCL and... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

RiverLedge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center
Ian Bailey - CNA

Faith Compo - CNA

Eden Lowery - Task Aide

Sabrina Castro - RN

Chelsie Brenno - Physical Therapy Assistant

 

Maplewood Health Care & Rehabilitation Ceter

Gaile Wilson - RN

Krista Bickford - Food Service Attendant

Tonya Parmeter - Task Aide

Elizabeth Payne - Task Aide

 

United Helpers Home... Read More

Local Snowbird on the Road to Recovery, Eager to Head South

 

OGDENSBURG – Twelve years ago Leona Miller, of Ogdensburg, had knee replacement surgery on her left leg. The day after that operation she had a stroke, leaving her fearful that the time would come when she would need the same surgery on her right leg.

 

In 2018 that time came. However, this time around Mrs. Miller did 10 sessions of prehabilitation prior to her surgery which took place on Dec. 4.

 

“I came into the therapy not sure if I was going to have the surgery or not,” Mrs. Miller said, explaining that the weeks and months that followed her first... Read More

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United Helpers Celebrates Opening of Nursing Education Centers

 

OGDENSBURG – Both RiverLedge and Maplewood Health Care & Rehabilitation Center are now home to state of the art nursing labs, now giving United Helpers three such labs in the county.

Clinical and Diagnostic Educator Elayne Woodcock said the labs are a nice addition, giving the organization’s staff development team tools that can be used not only for training, but for practice.

“Our nurses know their skills, but if there is something they haven’t done or had to do in a while, it’s nice for them to have this facility for them available to practice,” she said. “You... Read More

Welcome New Hires

 

Please welcome the following new employees to the United Helpers family.

 

Management

Ronald Farrand - Maintenance II

Jack Palmer

 

Potsdam Day Hab

Vanessa Kirkey - DSP

 

Irish Settlement Road IRA

Zachary Holmes - DSP

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Man Regains Sight Following Infection That Caused Blindness

 

OGDENSBURG – Four months after being bitten by a stray cat, Keith Taylor, of Cadyville, woke up unable to see.

After spending 10 days in the hospital and two weeks at RiverLedge Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Ogdensburg, Mr. Taylor is now home with sight back in his right eye, optimistic that his vision will also return to his left eye at some point in the future.

“My doctor told me it’s going to take some time for my left eye to come back. It could take six months or a year, they’re not sure,” Mr. Taylor said.

Mr. Taylor was capturing feral cats... Read More