a physician with Jewish Senior Life who's a trusted family friend to
her patients. That's because Dr. Lisa Vargish makes home visits. We
caught up with her during her rounds at a home in Webster.
a nationwide program called Legacy Corps that encourages volunteer
service to older adults. In Rochester, Legacy Corps has made a big difference
thanks to The Community Place of Greater Rochester and volunteers
like Maxine Carey. Maxine is this week's Golden Giver.
staff of the Victor YMCA think their Wellness Director is a pretty
amazing person, so they nominated her for a Golden Giver Award. Sue
Hodder is the Y's Wellness Director and she works closely with older
tonight's Golden Giver report, we honor a local doctor for her work
with older patients. At the University of Rochester Medical Center,
Dr. Supriya Mohile is making breakthroughs in the field of
geriatrics, and oncology. She's smart, she's compassionate, and
Landing in Greece may look quiet on the outside, but the people who
live here are all heart and soul. The clubhouse was packed the day
we visited. Neighbors turned out to cheer on Al and Sharon Henry.
They were nominated for a Golden Giver Award by 90 year old Doris
recipient of our Golden Giver Award was nominated by a nurse at Noyes
Memorial Hospital in Dansville, for her compassionate caregiving.
Karen Muscato is motivated by profound love for her father, her
mother, and her family. We caught up with her at her home in Mt.
In this week's Golden Giver report, we take you to Medina and show you what happened when a 4th grader reached out to a World War II veteran.It was a school project that turned into a special friendship.
In this week's Golden Giver report, News 8 honors GevaTheatreCenter.
During the run of its current production, "On Golden Pond," Geva found a unique way to bond with its audience.By the time the run is over, Geva will have celebrated the marriages of hundreds of local couples.
On a Thursday afternoon
in the summer, we found Webster resident Joe Rivaldo hard at work doing
handiwork at a home in Pittsford.Rivaldo
is a volunteer for Lifespan's Home Safe Home program, which helps make
minor repairs and upgrades to the homes of older adults.
Every time Honor Flight takes local World War Two veterans to Washington, it throws a party for them on their return.These welcome home events at the RochesterAirport take months to plan, and the woman who makes it happen is Linda Frey.
At MonroeCommunityHospital, there's a special volunteer who sees the best of everyone.For seven years, Sister Judy Whalen has reached out to the patients in ways both big and small.Whether she offers a simple hello, discussion groups or spiritual advisement, this Catholic nun makes daily rounds every bit as important as a doctor's or nurse's.