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One Order of Pancakes.

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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Photo of CEO Jeffrey I Farber and resident centenarians at Kittay House celebration

Dr. Jeffrey Farber on Ageism

The New Jewish Home Combats 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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2019 Stay@Home Eight Over 80 Gala

Help Older Adults Age Safely

Help Older Adults Age Safely in Their Home. Donate from the Comfort of Your Home.

The relationship between The New Jewish Home and our generous donors is sacred. When you donate, your charitable support is helping change the lives of more than 10,000 older adults who benefit from our care every year regardless of their ability to pay.

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The New Jewish Home Centenarian Celebration

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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Dr. Jeffrey I. Farber; Dr. Tia Powell; Ellen Lazarus; Sandra Mundy; and Michael Luskin

Sarah Neuman’s 20th Annual Stein Lecture on Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

“Dementia Reimagined”: A Lecture by Dr. Tia Powell

Westchester residents brave thunderstorms to attend The New Jewish Home’s 20th Annual Stein Lecture on Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

By Clare Kelly, Neighbor
June 3, 2019, 2:42 PM ET
From Patch.com

On Thursday, May 30, almost 100 Westchester residents braved the rain, wind and severe thunderstorms to attend The New Jewish Home’s 20th Annual Stein Lecture on Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease at the Sarah Neuman Campus in Mamaroneck. The New Jewish Home is a comprehensive, mission-driven healthcare system serving older New Yorkers since 1848.

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The New Jewish Home Seder in the News

Seder in the News

Festival of Passover Honored at The New Jewish Home 

The New Jewish Home, Manhattan, hosted a Seder for residents to honor the first night of the festival of Passover. As one of our well-attended and anticipated events, I’m pleased to share that this year, our Passover Seder reached a much broader audience. Three major TV news outlets featured the event (NBC 4, ABC 7 and Fox 5), as well as WPIX 11 and NTDTV (New Tang Dynasty Television).

Dominga Marquez New Yorker of the Week

Dominga Marquez: New Yorker of the Week from The New Jewish Home Senior Housing in Manhattan

Dominga Marquez: Knitting Hobbyist from The New Jewish Home Senior Housing Helps Others Despite Setback

By Pat Kiernan
Published 7:18 AM ET MAR. 04, 2019
From NY1.com

Things don’t come as easily as they once did for Dominga Marquez. The 76-year-old suffered a stroke four years ago – she collapsed on her way to church.

“I didn’t know what was happening, where I was, and then I was very scared,” Marquez recalled.

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