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A Physician Assistant Gives Her Rehabilitation Therapists a Rave Review

When Damaris Rodriguez needed therapy after a bout with pneumonia, she turned to The New Jewish Home and found talented therapists who provided effective care and treated her with respect.

As a physician assistant by profession, rehab patient Damaris Rodriguez knows good therapy when she sees it. And after a recent month-long stay at The New Jewish Home, Damaris gave her therapists rave reviews. “It was a great experience. They did an awesome job,” she said. “Patience, empathy, respect—it was beautiful.”

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Sonya Choudhury

Innovative Chair Yoga Class for Older Adults Improves Balance and Offers Other Benefits

At The New Jewish Home’s Manhattan campus, Sonya Choudhury, a dedicated nurse practitioner and yoga teacher, launched a chair yoga class tailored for residents after completing a study demonstrating that yoga can improve balance in older adults.

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Remembering Joan Wachtler 1931 – 2022

The New Jewish Home mourns the passing of longstanding board member and social work leader Joan Wachtler. Her dedication to improving the lives of older adults was an inspiration to all. We were grateful to have honored Joan at our 2014 Eight over Eighty Gala. Please watch this wonderful short video from the 2014 gala.

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Mark Weiss

CFO, Mark Weiss Interviewed in American Healthcare Leader

Learn more about The New Jewish Home’s Chief Financial Officer, Mark Weiss as he is interviewed in American Healthcare Leader. His unique expertise from a finance and operations point of view helps him accomplish the New Jewish Home’s mission to empower older adults to enhance their purpose and well-being through a portfolio of innovative healthcare services.

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Karla Dyson, a nurse who leads The New Jewish Home Manhattan’s wound care program

Healing Wounds Through Patient-Centered Care

Passionate about helping people heal, Karla Dyson, RN, leads The New Jewish Home Manhattan’s wound care program.

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