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News from Unity

Unity’s Park Ridge at Home Director Receives Employee of Distinction Award

 Debra Lyda, Director of Park Ridge at Home, Unity’s long-term home health care program, has been awarded the Employee of Distinction award by LeadingAge New York.

Nominated by Barb Gray, Vice President, Home & Community Based Services, Debra has been described as a visionary leader who initiates creative ideas to sustain quality of care, patient satisfaction and excellence in delivery of health care.

Founded in 1961, LeadingAge New York, formerly the New York Association of Homes & Services for the Aging (NYAHSA), represents not-for-profit, mission-driven and public continuing care providers, including nursing homes, senior housing, adult care facilities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and community service providers. LeadingAge New York's members employ 150,000 professionals serving more than 500,000 New Yorkers annually.

Debra resides in Fairport.

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