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Beverly Williams Solutions at Home

Solutions at Home and Beverly Williams Set Up Support for Older Adults to Comfortably and Safely Age at Home

Under the leadership of Director of Nursing Beverly Williams, Solutions at Home makes it possible for older adults to age at home, filling in where family members would if they could — making sure there are groceries and other supplies in the house, coordinating doctors’ visits and providing transportation to appointments, navigating the complexities of health care systems, and more.

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Jesus Hernandez

Jesus Hernandez, RN, Takes the Lead and Reflects on Building a New COVID-19 Unit from the Bottom Up

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.

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Iris Apfel

Iris Apfel on turning 100

Our warmest congratulations to the glorious Iris Apfel on turning 100! Can you imagine anyone celebrating becoming a centenarian with more style? The New Jewish Home was honored to celebrate Iris Apfel in 2017 as an honoree at our Eight over Eighty Gala.

Iris Apfel at the Eight Over Eight Gala

Read her bio here.

Enhancing Neurological Rehab in Westchester

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. 

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Finding Her Career Passion after Taking a Chance on a New Internship

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.

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Grace

From Shy High School Student to Confident Medical Student

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.

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Manhattan Senior Care Staff

Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

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.”

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