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Wheelchair Users Can Sit-For-Le$$

Title: Wheelchair Users Can Sit-For-Le$$Location: Helen Hayes HospitalDescription: There are many wheelchair cushions and backs. CRT has more than 150 samples of varying contour, size and material. Come and learn about the latest general use seat and back cushions from … Continue reading

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CarFit

Title: CarFitLocation: Helen Hayes Hospital Parking lot GDescription: Open to the public. Free of charge, by appointment only. Call (845) 786-4809. A 20 minute, one-on-one consultation with a certified CarFit technician: • Mirror adjustments to reduce blind spots • Foot … Continue reading

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Adapted Sports

Title: Adapted Sports Location: Helen Hayes Atrium Description: A special one-day event showcasing an array of adapted sports and recreation opportunities, as well as products and services designed to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities and seniors. Date: 2012-04-21 … Continue reading

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Access Newsletter

Inside the Access Summer 2011 addition we have articles on U.S.P.S Issues with the Helen Hayes commemorative stamp, and recognizing the National Nurse Week! Also, don’t forget to check this issue for information on the 1st Annual Charity Golf Outing. … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hosts Another Fun Adaptive Sailing Outing!

Recently, the HHH Adapted Sports and Recreation program hosted its annual Adapted Sailing event, with great success. We have been hosting this for the past six years in conjunction with the Nyack Boat Club (NBC) in Nyack, New York. The … Continue reading

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HHH Rehab Blog

Welcome to this first posting on Helen Hayes Hospital’s new blog – the Physical Rehab Blog. We’ve developed it as an extension of our web site and as a way to reach out to individuals with physical disabilities, prospective patients … Continue reading

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Hospital Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday June 15, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a continuous need for blood donors in the Hudson Valley region.  All … Continue reading

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Official Issuing of the Helen Hayes Commemorative Stamp

West Haverstraw, NY …  Helen Hayes Hospital will mark the official issuing of the Helen Hayes Commemorative Stamp at an event on Friday, April 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The entire community … Continue reading

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Adapted Sailing Program Scheduled

The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports and Recreation program, in conjunction with the Nyack Boat Club, will be hosting their sixth annual Adapted Sailing program this May. The program offers individuals with physical disabilities the opportunity to learn to sail … Continue reading

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Adapted Golf Workshops & Outings Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw has announced the schedule for the upcoming season of its GolfAbility program. GolfAbility is an adaptive golf instruction program to teach the basics of golf to individuals with disabilities. GolfAbility workshops and outings have … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host CarFit Event

Program promotes vehicle safety for older drivers A CarFit event, which offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them, will take place at Helen Hayes Hospital on Saturday April 30, 2011 from 9:00 am … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its fourth annual “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is … Continue reading

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Hospital Schedules Workshops in Assistive Technology

The Arnold Goldman Center for Assistive Technology at Helen Hayes Hospital is offering a series of free workshops focusing on an array of assistive technology products and services. Such technology enables individuals with physical disabilities to function at a higher … Continue reading

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Fundraiser to Benefit Physical Rehabilitation Hospital

Foundation joins forces with New City businesses The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation will host an “Apples Poker Run” on Sunday, March 6, 2011 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Doyler & Dunney’s in New City, New York. The event, which … Continue reading

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Physician Joins Medical Staff of Rehabilitation Hospital

Helen Hayes Hospital has announced the appointment of Robert D. Holland, M.D. to its medical staff. Dr. Holland, who is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry), will care for patients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis at … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Yoga Classes

Designed for individuals of varying abilities Helen Hayes Hospital will host a Basic Adapted Yoga program designed specifically for people of varying abilities. Classes will meet on six Wednesdays, including January 5, 12 and 19 and February 2.9 and 16, … Continue reading

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Adapted Skiing Programs Scheduled

This winter, Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, New York and Helen Hayes Hospital will be hosting a series of Adaptive Skiing Workshops. The events, which are open to individuals with disabilities, are being held in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital’s Adapted … Continue reading

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Hospital Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday February 9, 2011, from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a continuous need for blood donors in the Hudson Valley region.  All … Continue reading

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Holiday Boutique Sale

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation and Volunteer Corps will host a Holiday Boutique Sale on Wednesday December 1, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. All proceeds will benefit the hospital’s not-for-profit … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Awards

Two members of the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation team at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw were recently honored at the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation’s 25th Annual Meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Steven W. Lichtman, Ed.D., FAACVPR, Director of Outpatient … Continue reading

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Rehab Hospital Sponsors Professional Training

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York will sponsor an International Bobath Instructors Training Association (IBITA) approved, Bobath three-week basic course on The Assessment & Treatment of Adults with Neurological Dysfunction on May 1-12 and October 12-17, 2011 at … Continue reading

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Hospital to Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 110th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event recognizes patients who have made outstanding progress in their physical rehabilitation programs over the … Continue reading

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Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday October 13, 2010, from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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HHH to Host Osteoporosis Edu. Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this autumn. The seminars will be repeated on three dates: Tuesday, October 12, 2010, 10:30 am – … Continue reading

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Hospital to Offer Balance Program

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is offering a three- part program on Improving Your Balance on October 12, 19 and 26, 2010. The program, which is free of charge and open to the public, is being held in celebration … Continue reading

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HHH Foundation & Nyack Hosp. Foundation Sponsor Women’s Health Event

“EmpowHERing Women” featuring Lisa Oz “EmpowHERing Women: an Evening of Learning, Loving & Living,” will take place on Thursday September 23, 2010 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Town & Country Caterers in Congers, New York. The event, which is … Continue reading

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Hospital to Accept Used Needles

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be accepting used needles, lancets and syringes from Rockland County residents on Tuesday, July 6, 2010 from 10:00 AM until Noon and 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the hospital’s south loading dock. Continue reading

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HHH to Host Award Winning Author and Actor

Helen Hayes Hospital will host an “Evening with Malachy McCourt” on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in the Atrium of the physical rehabilitation facility in West Haverstraw. Continue reading

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Hospital Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Effective May 30, 2010, Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will be a Tobacco-Free Campus. No one on the campus of the physical rehabilitation hospital will be permitted to use tobacco or tobacco-related products within any building or on any property owned or leased by the hospital. Continue reading

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Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday June 16, 2010, from 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Researchers Awarded Grant from National Institutes of Health

Will fund study in hip fracture prevention The world-renowned osteoporosis research team at Helen Hayes Hospital, New York State’s premier physical rehabilitation and research facility, has been awarded a four year $1.4 million research grant by the National Institute of … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Adapted Water Sports Events

The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports & Recreation Program will host several water sports events this spring and summer. All programs are specially adapted to accommodate the varying needs of individuals with physical disabilities. A Water Ski Clinic will take … Continue reading

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Members Appointed to Hospital Board

Val S. Gray, Chief Executive Officer of Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, has announced the appointment by Governor David Paterson of two members to the physical rehabilitation hospital’s Board of Visitors. Gov. Paterson has appointed Wellington Y. Liu, MD … Continue reading

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Hospital Clinical Laboratory Accredited

The Helen Hayes Hospital Clinical Laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. The CAP Laboratory Accreditation Program, initiated in the 1960’s, is … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Carfit Event

Program promotes vehicle safety for older drivers A CarFit event, which offers older adults the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them, will take place at Helen Hayes Hospital on Saturday April 17, 2010 from 9:00 am … Continue reading

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Adapted Sports Program Scheduled

The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports & Recreation Program announces its schedule of upcoming activities and events. All programs are specially adapted to accommodate the varying needs of individuals with physical disabilities. From water sports and gardening to cycling and … Continue reading

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Adapted Awareness Day Scheduled at Ski Mountain

The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports & Rec Program, in conjunction with Belleayre Mountain, will host an Adapted Awareness Day at the ski center on Sunday February 28, 2010. The event will take place at both lodges at Belleayre. Staff … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its third annual “Adapted Sports & Recreation Expo” on Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the physical rehabilitation hospital in West Haverstraw. The event is free of charge and is … Continue reading

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Hospital to Host Osteoporosis Educational Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this winter and spring. The seminars will be repeated on three dates: Wednesday February 24, 2010 9:45 … Continue reading

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Helen Hayes Hospital Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Three-Year Accreditation by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for thirteen of its programs. The Three-Year Accreditation from the international accrediting body … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Spinal Cord Injury Support Group Speaker

The Helen Hayes Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Support Group announces the program for its Wednesday, February 3 meeting, which takes place at 6:00 pm in the second floor dining room. Jeff Adams, Founder of Marvel Wheelchairs will be the guest … Continue reading

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Blood Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday February 24, 2010, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions. All eligible … Continue reading

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Adapted Skiing Programs Scheduled

This winter, Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, New York and Helen Hayes Hospital will be hosting a series of Adaptive Skiing Workshops. The events, which are open to individuals with disabilities, are being held in conjunction with Helen Hayes Hospital’s Adapted … Continue reading

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Hospital Seeks Volunteers For Spinal Cord Injury Research Study Research Examines Development of New Therapeutic Approaches to Treat Paralysis and Other Movement Disorders

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw and The Wadsworth Center in Albany are recruiting volunteers to participate in a study of spinal reflex training, The results of this study will help to develop reflex training as a therapeutic treatment for … Continue reading

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Holiday Fundraiser To Benefit Rehabilitation Hospital Event to be Held at Historic Hudson River Estate

The Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation will host a “Holiday Pretty Penny Social” on Sunday, December 6, 2009 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Pretty Penny in Nyack, New York. The Victorian home located on the Hudson River is the former … Continue reading

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Give Thanks… Give Blood Holiday Drive Scheduled

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw will host a Blood Drive on Wednesday November 25, 2009, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM in the hospital’s auditorium. There is a critical need for donors in the Hudson Valley regions, especially during … Continue reading

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Hospital To Honor Former Patients

Helen Hayes Hospital will host its 109th annual “Honors Assembly” on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 1:30 PM at the hospital in West Haverstraw. The event, which is taking place during National Rehabilitation Week, recognizes patients who have made outstanding … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation Hospital Joins Disabled Sports USA

Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, New York, one of the nation’s leading specialty physical rehabilitation hospitals, has been certified as a chapter of Disabled Sports USA. Founded in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans, Disabled Sports USA (DS/USA) provides national … Continue reading

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Hospital Announces Spinal Cord Injury Support Group Schedule

Helen Hayes Hospital is pleased to announce the upcoming meeting schedule for its Spinal Cord Injury Support Group. The group meets ever other Wednesday, at 6:00 p.m. in the hospital’s second floor dining room. Meetings are open to individuals living … Continue reading

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Hospital To Host Osteoporosis Educational Programs

The New York State Osteoporosis Prevention and Education Program (NYSOPEP) headquartered at Helen Hayes Hospital will be offering comprehensive Bone Health Education Seminars this fall. The seminars will be repeated on three dates: Wednesday September 30, 2009, 5:45 – 8:30 … Continue reading

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