Juneteenth celebrates the end of slavery in the United States. Though President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation technically took effect on January 1, 1863, the true ending of slavery was not actually in effect until after the end of the Civil War in 1865. On June 19 of that year, Union Army General Gordon Granger announced federal orders in Galveston, TX, that all slaves held in Texas had been freed. The Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution was ratified that December 6th formally ending and forbidding all non-penal slavery everywhere in the United States. Continue Reading Celebrating Juneteenth with a poem by Maya Angelou
WHO WE ARE
The New Jewish Home is a comprehensive health care system for older adults.
Unrivaled Medical Staff: Our Manhattan nursing facility is the only one in New York City staffed by full-time physicians and nurse practitioners, in partnership with Mount Sinai Health System.
The Leader in Heart Health: First skilled nursing facility in New York State to receive Joint Commission Certification for heart failure.
Exceptional Rehabilitation: We partner with Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in Westchester and Mount Sinai and NYU Langone Health in Manhattan to deliver exceptional post-acute care.
WHAT WE DO
We provide dignified care that meets the evolving needs of people as they age; we serve those who need just a little extra help managing chronic conditions at home to the frailest older adults.
GET HELP NOW.
- Your dad just had a hip replacement and needs care.
- Your loved one is about to leave the hospital and needs assistance at home.
- You can’t keep your medicines straight.
- You got the call that your mom fell. Again.
Crisis always happens when you have less than no time to deal with it.
And yet you have to deal with it, along with everything else. We get that feeling. We can help you immediately make a plan to deal with whatever issue has come up, whether it is for you, your spouse or parents. Whatever you need help with, we are here to help…right now. So breathe easy, we have your back.
The New Jewish Home is always here for you.
Eight Over Eighty showcases eight extraordinary individuals who personify the value of aging well into our 80s and beyond. We champion the importance of embracing life with meaningful intention, purpose and an expectation of continued accomplishment.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
We care for more than 10,000 New Yorkers every year but the important work we do would not be possible without the generosity of our donors and volunteers. Please consider making a gift today or sign up to volunteer at one of our campuses.