Just a few months after becoming the assistant director of nursing, Jesus was asked to become the clinical lead at The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit.
Jesus Hernandez, who joined The New Jewish Home in 2012 as a nurse manager, stepped up in October 2020 to become assistant director of nursing. Just a few months later, while still adjusting to his new role, he was asked to take on another big challenge—to serve as the clinical lead of The New Jewish Home’s COVID-19 Recovery Unit.Read More
Geriatric Care Managers like Barra Bernstein simplify and streamline the process of helping older adults age in their own homes.Read More
The rehabilitation team at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman Westchester campus shines at helping clients get well and go home. Among the tools they use to achieve excellent results is a new gait trainer, the Rifton E-Pacer, which helps make rehabilitation safer and more effective for staff and patients.Read More
Darlene wasn’t sure what to expect, but she decided to take a chance on a new internship program at The New Jewish Home, which ended up opening the door to a fulfilling nursing career.
Fifteen years ago, a high school student named Darlene Corporan accepted an invitation to participate in what was then a new internship program at The New Jewish Home. That decision that led to a career she loves, in a workplace that truly feels like home.Read More
Grace was raised by a single, immigrant mother who encouraged her to work hard and aim high. Now, thanks to GCD, she’s off to medical school this fall.
When Grace was a little girl, her mother, a nurse, would bring her along to the pediatrician’s office where she worked. Grace decided then that she wanted to be a pediatrician when she grew up. And now, thanks to The New Jewish Home’s Geriatrics Career Development (GCD) program, she’s on her way. After graduating from high school this spring, she’ll enroll in the Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program at the CUNY School of Medicine, a highly competitive program where students achieve their BS and MD degrees in seven years.Read More
No doubt most people are familiar with the saying “absence makes the heart grow fonder.” It’s a notion that’s been with us for a very, very long time. Longer, I suspect, even than recorded memory.
A quick search of internet sources reveals that this idea first found written expression over two thousand years ago. The Roman Poet Sextus Propertius wrote, semper in absentes felicior aestus amantes. And for those not fluent in Latin, just know that this version is a little bit spicy. Later expressions toned it down a bit. In the 17th century, Englishman Thomas Overbuy wrote, “Absence doth sharpen love, presence strengthens it.” And his contemporary James Howell put it this way, “Distance sometimes endears friendship, and absence sweetens it.”Read More
Since she was in high school, Miriam Levi has been drawn to working with older adults. She brings years of training and experience in improving nursing home culture as a Green House guide to her current position.Read More