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PRESIDENT BUSH TO VISIT THOMPSON HEALTH TO DISCUSS MEDICARE PART D DRUG PROGRAM FOR SENIORS CANANDAIGUA, NY -- Thompson Health is pleased to announce that President Bush is visiting Thompson Health’s senior community, Ferris Hills at West Lake, on March 14 to discuss the Medicare Part D prescription program. This discussion comes at a time when many seniors are considering how to make choices about this significant Medicare program. Thompson provides a proactive education series on this critical topic for area seniors. “We are honored to host the president regarding this national discussion on prescription drug coverage for seniors. Thompson Health is dedicated to helping seniors make informed, proactive decisions regarding their health and wellness,” said Linda Janczak, President/CEO of Thompson Health. “I’m very glad that President Bush chose to visit Thompson Health’s Ferris Hills at West Lake,” said Congressman Randy Kuhl. “I’m confident that President Bush will be impressed with the skill and warmth of the people in this state-of-the-art health system.” Thompson Health’s Ferris Hills at West Lake comprises independent and enriched apartments for seniors with access to a full range of recreational, social, educational and cultural programs. About Thompson Health Founded in 1904 by Mary Clark Thompson, Thompson Health is a community-based health system comprising a continuum of care delivered by F.F. Thompson Hospital, the M.M. Ewing Continuing Care Center, Ontario County Advanced Life Support, Ferris Hills at West Lake and other supporting corporations. With approximately 300 physicians, 1,300 associates, and 400 community volunteers, Thompson Health is the largest employer in Ontario County providing health care for over 120,000 area residents. In 2002, Thompson Health received the New York Governor’s Award for Excellence, the criteria of which is based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In 2004, F.F. Thompson Hospital was awarded Magnet designation for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, achieved by only two percent of the nation’s hospitals. For More Information, contact Christopher Mahan, Sr. Vice President, Development at (585) 396-6471.
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