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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 frequent condition in older adults.  No one knows this better than the dedicated health care professionals who work at our 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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Pride March Recap

Nearly 75 residents, staff, families and friends marched and rolled on Sunday, June 30 in recognition of World Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The energy at the event was exuberant and electrifying. Our residents loved high-fiving the cheering crowd and passing out rainbow flower pins handmade by the Hand in Hand volunteer committee. As we heard from so many in our contingent, the event was a meaningful recognition of the struggles experienced, the accomplishments achieved and the continued need to march for full acceptance. The New Jewish Home is proud to hold gold level credentials from SageCARE for our commitment to providing LGBT+ cultural competency training to staff.

In Quest to Reduce Psychotic Medications Among Dementia Patients, Empathy and Alternative Treatments are Producing a Higher Quality of Life

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 behavior in nursing home settings. Too often, the first option was to prescribe psychotropic or antipsychotic medications.

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From the Desk of John Cruz, Director, GCD Program… Developing the Next Generation of Healthcare Pros

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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Centenarian Celebration at Kittay Senior Apartments

 HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY – 14 TIMES OVER!

The New Jewish Home Hosts the Birthday Bash of the Century, 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, a comprehensive, mission-driven health care system serving older New Yorkers since 1848.

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