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Central New York Healthcare provider Loretto has decided to re-brand itself in order to tell the community about the services it offers.  This comes amid health care reform in the federal government which might affect the company.

Loretto President and CEO Kim Townsend admits that the community might not be quite sure about the services her company provides.  After a year of surveying residents, employees, and the public, the company had a moment of self-discovery.

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World Elder Abuse Day is Thursday, and experts here in Central New York say there is plenty of unfortunate local activity as elders are scammed, conned and abused.  NBT Bank Director of Information Security and Fraud Risk, Terra Granata says unsuspecting victims can be at risk of losing money from scammers who call them frequently.

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  You will never guess who was throwing punches and kicks on Lodi Street in Syracuse this afternoon.   

About 25 disabled and elderly participants were taught to use pens to poke people in the arm, prevent chokeholds, and hit people with their elbows to defend themselves.

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  More than half the people over 50 in Onondaga County might soon be spending as much as a full-time job caring for sick or invalid relatives.  Elderly advocate groups released a study Tuesday that shows caregivers are in crisis.  

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  As Eldercare changes to provide more personalized care, Loretto in Syracuse has made some leadership changes as it continues to evolve.