In normal times, nursing home residents enjoy a wide range of social activities and companionship, in addition to visits from friends and family. But this pandemic year has been far from normal, with restricted visitation and limited group activities. A pilot program offered in conjunction with DOROT enabled some residents at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus in Westchester to take part in a series of friendly phone calls — while getting some much-needed relief from the isolation of the pandemic to boot.Read More
Roger Apperio was one of the first residents at The New Jewish Home to receive a promising new medication for COVID-19. Called monoclonal antibody treatment, it was authorized by the FDA just a few months ago and is already benefitting people who have been diagnosed with COVID and who are at high risk for progressing to severe disease.Read More
On Sunday morning, Darlene Corporan, a licensed practical nurse, arrived at The New Jewish Home in Manhattan for work. It was her scheduled day to be tested for COVID-19, so she did a quick nasal swab before going up to the floors to care for patients and residents. Had Darlene tested positive for COVID-19, she would have been notified just 15 minutes after starting her work day.Read More
Distinguished Honoree at The New Jewish Home’s Eight Over Eighty Gala in 2017
The New Jewish Home mourns the passing of Donald Tober and extends its deepest condolences to Barbara and the rest of the family. We had the privilege and pleasure to honor Donald and Barbara in 2017 at our Eight over Eighty Gala. Please watch this wonderful short video from the 2017 gala.Read More
Three residents were recently vaccinated with Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the New Jewish Home, Sarah Neuman, Westchester. Nursing home residents gave a quick interview and offered encouraging words after receiving the vaccine.