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Bringing Pet Therapy to Patients

REPOSTED from WNEP.com POSTED 7:20 PM, APRIL 24, 2016, BY BILL MICHLOWSKI NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP -- People and their pets walked and wagged their way through Lackawanna State Park Sunday. Allied Services Integrated Health System hosted a Parade for Pet Therapy at the state park near Dalton. The event also honored Joan Newman [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on Bringing Pet Therapy to Patients

Pet parade brings awareness to the importance of pet therapy.

Reposted from PAhomepage.com Published 04/24 2016  NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Pets were on parade Sunday to bring awareness of how much they can affect our lives. The inaugural event was hosted by Allied Services at Lackawanna State Park in North Abington Township. It was to bring awareness of pet therapy, behavior and pet training, [...]

By | April 26th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on Pet parade brings awareness to the importance of pet therapy.

Parade for Pet Therapy to honor Waverly resident, Allied volunteer Joan Newman in celebration of her 90th birthday

REPOSTED from Abington Journal - April 9th, 2016 By Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com Joan Newman sits with her certified therapy dog ‘Trooper Newman’ in her Waverly home. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal Trooper, an Australian labradoodle, catches his favorite tennis ball, tossed to him by his owner, Joan Newman, of Waverly. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | [...]

By | April 11th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on Parade for Pet Therapy to honor Waverly resident, Allied volunteer Joan Newman in celebration of her 90th birthday

Some with autism can achieve independence

Reposted from The Times Tribune Published: April 4, 2016 JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Richard Morrison, right, who works on the food prep line, talks and jokes with his colleague Matt Purcell at Allied Services on Tuesday, March 22. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Richard Morrison, [...]

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on Some with autism can achieve independence

Allied Services Integrated Health System launches hospice care program, free presentation slated for March 30

  Reposted from the Abington Journal. Published March 22, 2016. Written by Elizabeth Baumeister   More info: To learn more about Allied Services Integrated Health System Hospice and its routine, home, inpatient and respite care services, visit alliedserviceshospice.org. A free presentation, titled, “Are You Ready? Small Talk About Important Decisions,” is scheduled [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Categories: General News, In-Home Services, Media|Comments Off on Allied Services Integrated Health System launches hospice care program, free presentation slated for March 30

New training program to fix nursing shortage

Reposted from the Scranton Times Tribune. Published February 14, 2016. Jon O'Connell, Staff Writer MICHAEL J. MULLEN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Allied Services Clinical Instructor Mary Greenley, R.N., visits with patients Brenda Hallberg, right, and Elizabeth Phillips in a cafeteria in the Skilled Nursing Center. MICHAEL J. [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on New training program to fix nursing shortage

Eynon native and Lycoming College football player perseveres following accident that claimed leg

  Tyler Kapinus who lost his leg in May while saving his father from being killed under the family's construction vehicle. Jake Danna Stevens / Staff Photographer Reposted from the Scranton Times Tribune. Published February 7, 2016. Gia Mazur, Staff Writer     Set goal. Work hard. Obtain goal.  Repeat. Tyler Kapinus has followed this formula his entire life. [...]

By | February 7th, 2016|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on Eynon native and Lycoming College football player perseveres following accident that claimed leg

Burnley continues providing employment opportunities

Mary Jo Uklenkowich packs wire brushes at Burnley Employment and Rehab Services at the Stroudsburg location. by Howard Frank. Reposted from Pocono Record Long tables fill a portion of the large open space of the Burnley Workshop. Employees sit at these tables, assembling, packing, labeling and boxing brushes for the Cresco-based Weiler Corporation. The assembly line [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|Categories: Career News, General News, Media|Comments Off on Burnley continues providing employment opportunities

College Football Player Saves Dad’s Life, Loses Leg

Reposted from WNEP.com Click here to view the full story courtesy of WNEP.com Tyler Kapinus played on the 2011 district championship Valley View football team. Big #44 was bruising and a bright spot for the Cougars that year. The same can be said with the time with the Warriors of Lycoming College. Tyler loved the challenge [...]

By | August 31st, 2015|Categories: General News, Media|Comments Off on College Football Player Saves Dad’s Life, Loses Leg