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Homegrown Success

In recognition of Workforce Development Month, we’re highlighting an exceptional alumnus of The New Jewish Home’s SkillSpring program. Meet Jimmy Perpina, RN.

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Healthy Meal Ideas for Older Adults

A balanced, nutritious diet is key to good health and becomes particularly important as we age. To help, our nutritionists have compiled a complete menu of healthy meal ideas for older adults and seniors. From energizing breakfast options to satisfying lunch and dinner recipes, these meals taste great—and are great for you—with essential vitamins and nutrients to support your overall health and wellness.

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Transportation Options for Older Adults in NYC

From the Bronx into Brooklyn through Manhattan and Queens, New York City is filled with energy and action, but navigating the concrete jungle can be challenging and expensive for older adults and seniors. To help, we’re explaining transportation options for aging New Yorkers, including reduced-fare MetroCards, Older Adult Centers, Access-A-Ride, and more. Read on for tips and advice that can help you and your loved ones get around town safely, conveniently, and for less.

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Healthy Living Tips for Older Adults

Leading a healthy lifestyle is always wise but becomes especially important as you age. Beyond supporting overall well-being, older adults and seniors who prioritize health can prevent illness, reduce their risk of injury, and better manage chronic conditions, helping them enjoy a higher quality of life.

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The New Jewish Home Staff Members Receive Two McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards

Darlene Corporan – Rising Star

Darlene Corporan participated in the SkillSpring program at The New Jewish Home (TNJH) as a high school student, which helped shape her career trajectory. SkillSpring is an innovative workforce solution that addresses the growing need for skilled and compassionate health care workers. After graduating from the program, she became a certified nursing assistant (CNA) and was later promoted to Clinical Care Manager.

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The New Jewish Home Celebrates 9 Remarkable New Yorkers Over Age 80

At its 8th annual Eight Over Eighty gala, health care, business and philanthropic leaders from across New York City joined The New Jewish Home to honor nine exceptional New Yorkers who continue to embody vitality, achievement and civic activism well into their 80’s and beyond – demonstrating what it truly means to “Age Like a New Yorker.”

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