At Clare Bridge of Perinton, Tim Anderson offers a special kind of care and companionship to Alzheimer's patients.
Shelly Folwell volunteers at the Northwest Rochester Senior Center at the Charles Settlement House.
The owners and patrons of McGraw's Irish Pub are some of the best people you will ever meet, and the proof is in the party they threw for 100-year-old Marty O'Keefe.
At Cherry Ridge Retirement Community in Webster, Security Director Chris Jackson is one of the most familiar of friendly faces.
Alicia Vann's classmates at St. John Fisher College wanted us to know about her compassion and kindness. Alicia is studying to be a physical therapist who works with older adults.
Stanley Rychlicki has won many honors for his service to our country and our community. Now, just shy of his 94th birthday in November, we're pleased to pay tribute, too.
With the help of Lifespan, retired pharmacist George Drechsler founded the Brown Bag Prescription Review Program.
There's 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.
This week's Golden Givers Award winner is Karis Peters.
Four years ago, Dr. Linda Janelli formed a partnership with the Ibero-American Action League. Together, they're improving the lives of the seniors at Centro de Oro.
Volunteers with the Pet Assisted Therapy Program at Lollypop Farm routinely visit assisted living facilities, hospitals and nursing homes. They are true Golden Givers.
TechAge is a computer learning program for older adults, and it's so successful, many seniors are finding work using the skills they learned there!
Volunteer June Lohmaier has a big heart for the people who live at The Friendly Home.
Snow Angels is a program that visits the elderly in their homes. It's run by Emeritus at Perinton Park Manor, and it's looking for volunteers.
This year, Zion Hill Baptist Church in Rochester celebrates its thirtieth anniversary. One of the women who helped found the church is now the recipient of great kindness.
There's 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.
The 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 adults.
In 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 she's visionary.
Mill 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 Smith.
Tonight's golden giver offers a priceless gift----her friendship. News 8's Maureen McGuire reports on Brighton resident Susan Farber----and her compassionate care giving.