Making the right decisions when it comes to you or your loved one’s health care can be challenging. Managing doctor appointments, medication and nutrition, not to mention staying on top of bills and dealing with insurance providers – it can all be overwhelming, especially for older adults who may be living alone. The New Jewish Home’s Solutions At Home program was created to make it all less complicated. We offer Geriatric Care Mangers who provide expert guidance and holistic support to older adults to need help navigating the health care system.Continue Reading Peace of Mind through Solutions at Home
Nearly 50 New York City high school and college students successfully completed the NYC Summer Youth Employment Program hosted by The New Jewish Home on our Manhattan campus. The number marked an all-time high for participation in the program designed to engage career-oriented youth with paid internships each summer.Continue Reading Summer Jobs Lead to Careers
Generations of families gathered to celebrate National Grandparents Day this past September at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus in Westchester, Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx and on our Manhattan campus.
Training Chaplains to “Be Present”: By Rabbi Jonathan Malamy, Director of Spiritual Care and Religious Life
“Are you ready to die?”
It was a simple but jarring question and one that the seminarian was really not prepared for. As he sat with a terminal patient near the koi pond on our Manhattan campus, he knew he needed to answer. But how? The student quickly replied that in his religious tradition, he was taught to live every day as if it were his last.Continue Reading Training Chaplains to “Be Present”: By Rabbi Jonathan Malamy, Director of Spiritual Care and Religious Life
Growing old is challenging. Growing old as an LGBT individual is even harder.
In recent years, health care professionals have begun to acknowledge that sexuality is part of life throughout adulthood, including for the oldest among us. Ignoring sexuality and the sexual identity of older adults is another blatant example of ageism, and it must be eliminated.Continue Reading Yes, Being Old and Gay is Really Okay
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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and the New Jewish Home, Sarah Neuman have formed a long-term strategic partnership focused on rehabilitation services.Continue Reading CRAIN’S HEALTH PULSE NY: “Westchester providers ink long-term rehabilitation partnership”
According to the American College of Cardiology, heart disease is the most prevalent condition among older adults. No one knows this better than our dedicated health care professionals who work at Sarah Neuman’s Heart Failure Program in Westchester. Every day, our care team strives to ensure that heart patients can get well, go home safely and are able to manage their care more effectively.