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Get Well – Go Home! Gold Seal of Approval for Sarah Neuman’s Heart Failure Program

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.

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Residents March for LGBT Pride

The New Jewish Home’s participation in the NYC Pride March was not only a festive celebration of the LGBT community, it also spoke to our core value of embracing diversity to create a welcoming home for all.

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One Order of Pancakes. Hold the Psychotropics – A Lesson in Empathy and Dementia Care.

As it turns out, a little empathy does go a long way. While this principle may seem self-evident to caregivers whose vocations are rooted in compassion, empathy wasn’t always the go-to response when treating patients with dementia who exhibited disruptive behaviors in nursing home settings. Too often, the first option when it came to dementia care was to prescribe psychotropic or antipsychotic medications.

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Featured Leader: John Cruz, Director, Geriatrics Career Development Program

This spring, 77 New York City high school students graduated from The New Jewish Home’s Geriatrics Career Development (GCD) program and are on their way to becoming the next generation of health care professionals. The graduation took place at Lehman College in the Bronx.

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Dr. Jeffrey Farber on Ageism

It’s easy to look back and recognize fads or social issues decades after the fact. It’s harder to identify them in the moment. Maybe that’s why we’re not grasping an issue we’re struggling with today: the widespread marginalization of older people in American society. Ageism.

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Centenarian Celebration at Kittay Senior Apartments

HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY – 14 TIMES OVER AT THE KITTAY SENIOR APARTMENTS!

The New Jewish Home Hosts the Birthday Bash of the Century at Kittay Senior Aprtments, Celebrating the Lives of 14 New Yorkers Who Turn 100+ this Year

(THE BRONX, NY – June 26, 2019)  Together, these 14 special New Yorkers have lived more than 1,416 years. And, today, they celebrated turning 100 or older this year at the birthday bash of the century hosted by The New Jewish Home at The Kittay Senior Aprtments, a comprehensive, mission-driven health care system serving older New Yorkers since 1848.

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