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  • 08/18/2021 - Tracilyn Vaticano 0 Comments
    Q & A With Tracilyn Vaticano Asst. Executive Director, Programs

    What is your role at Greystone Programs?
    I am the Assistant Executive Director of Programs. I currently oversee Greystone's Residential Programs and our Day and Employment Programs. Additionally, I am the Chairperson for our Infection Control Committee.

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  • 07/07/2021 - Al Macur 0 Comments
    Q & A With Al Macur - Director of Information Technology

    What is your role within Greystone Programs? 
    Director of Information Technology, responsible for all corporate systems and data. In addition, we provide end user support for residence managers, assistant managers, all administrative employees and day and community-based employees.

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  • 07/07/2021 - Susanna O'Brien 0 Comments
    Get To Know Susanna O'Brien - Donor and Mother of an Individual Greystone Supports

    Susanna O’Brien has spent over 34 years as a Nationally Board Certified Secondary Biology Educator. She is the mother of two young adults with autism. Over the years, she has become a special needs advocate, a social skills group leader and writer. Susanna has written many articles about parenting children with special needs and even is the author of an upcoming book about raising two sons with autism. Susanna has been a speaker at special needs conferences and workshops throughout the Hudson Valley and is an active member in our community. Recently, our Director of Philanthropy Samara Enders had the chance to speak with Susanna about her life and philanthropic work.

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  • 06/28/2021 0 Comments
    When COVID Hits Home

    Meet Charlie, an upbeat and positive resident of Gresytone’s Van Kirk home. One of Charlie’s favorite things to do is to visit his sister Amy every other weekend. Their time together means the world to Charlie. They Venture out together by shopping, grabbing something to eat and counting down the days to his annual family vacation to Texas. That all changed with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and drastically altered Charlies’s Life. Fortunately for Charlie, he is in great care, as Greystone’s staff immediately adapted to preserving the highest quality of life for him and others. Frontline Hero assisted Charlie with Keeping in touch with his family through FaceTime and phonically at least three times a week. Prior to resuming in-person visits, Charlie was able to visit Amy through the wind to his spirits high. Through the challenges of the pandemic and associated isolation, Greystone’s staff continues to preserve and fulfill Greystone’s mission of enriching lives, like Charlie’s, one person at a time, The greatest reward is seeing Charlie happy! 

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  • 06/05/2021 - Asia Hadley 0 Comments
    Normalizing seeking support for mental health takes collective action

    May is Mental Awareness month, and many people have been struggling with their mental health with everything that has been going on in the world. To help you stay on track and keep your minds healthy, take a look at these helpful tips.

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  • 05/18/2021 - Caren O’Brien-Edward 0 Comments
    EVERYDAY HERO: Caren O’Brien-Edwards, Greystone Programs

    Since May of 2020, seven people with either autism or other developmental disabilities requiring emergency housing moved into a Greystone Programs IRA (individual residential alternative) during the Covid-19 pandemic.  
    In April of 2021 alone, three people with extraordinary needs/circumstances moved in within a 3-week period.  Directly responsible for supporting individuals through the process of accessing their forever homes with Greystone Programs, is Caren O’Brien-Edwards, Director of Community Services.

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