Sharing Our Stories

We’re pleased to share stories of daily life at The Maplewood, as well as some of the philosophy and knowledge that helps make The Maplewood distinctly different.

Brenda Forman Receives NYSHFA Senior Volunteer of the Year Award

Brenda Forman received the 2020 Senior Adult Volunteer of the Year Award from the New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) in recognition of her volunteer service at The Maplewood. Brenda has volunteered at The Maplewood for more than 14 years. She first became connected with the Maplewood through relatives who were residents at the facility. She would come to visit every day and when they passed away, she continued

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Alaia - Summer Intern

Meet Alaia Gross – Maplewood’s Awesome Summer Intern

Long time Maplewood volunteer, Alaia, is back from college for the summer and working as an intern in our Occupational Therapy (OT) Department. We are thrilled to have her at The Maplewood! Alaia’s connection with The Maplewood began 6 years ago when she often visited a family member who was living here. She soon became a volunteer and spent over 20 hours a week helping with all kinds of activities

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Maplewood Volunteer Receives Volunteer of the Year Award

Maplewood volunteer, Dick Tompkins, has been named Volunteer of the Year by the NYS Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) and The NYS Center for Assisted Living (NYSCAL). The award recognizes an outstanding volunteer serving in a skilled nursing facility. Dick has been volunteering at The Maplewood for nearly 18 years, primarily in the Maintenance Department. A Kodak retiree, he has an extensive background in building operations and brings that knowledge and

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