The relationship between The New Jewish Home and our generous donors is a sacred one.
When you make a gift, your charitable support is helping change the lives of the more than 10,000 older adults who benefit from our care every year regardless of their ability to pay.Continue Reading The Power of a Gift … From Your Home to Theirs
Nearly 75 residents, staff, families and friends marched and rolled on Sunday, June 30 in recognition of World Pride and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. The energy at the event was exuberant and electrifying. Our residents loved high-fiving the cheering crowd and passing out rainbow flower pins handmade by the Hand in Hand volunteer committee. As we heard from so many in our contingent, the event was a meaningful recognition of the struggles experienced, the accomplishments achieved and the continued need to march for full acceptance. The New Jewish Home is proud to hold gold level credentials from SageCARE for our commitment to providing LGBT+ cultural competency training to staff.
On June 21, staff from The New Jewish Home and Kittay Senior Apartments pulled out all the stops to throw the birthday bash of the century celebrating the lives of 14 Kittay tenants who turn 100 years or older in 2019. Together, these special New Yorkers have lived for more than 1,416 years.Continue Reading Birthday Bash of the Century: Celebrating 14 Kittay Tenants Who Turn 100+ this Year
In Quest to Reduce Psychotic Medications Among Dementia Patients, Empathy and Alternative Treatments are Producing a Higher Quality of Life
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 behavior in nursing home settings. Too often, the first option was to prescribe psychotropic or antipsychotic medications.Continue Reading In Quest to Reduce Psychotic Medications Among Dementia Patients, Empathy and Alternative Treatments are Producing a Higher Quality of Life
From the Desk of John Cruz, Director, GCD Program… Developing the Next Generation of Healthcare Pros
This spring, 77 New York City high school students graduated from The New Jewish Home’s Geriatrics Career Development (GCD) program and are on their way to becoming the next generation of health care professionals. The graduation took place at Lehman College in The Bronx.Continue Reading From the Desk of John Cruz, Director, GCD Program… Developing the Next Generation of Healthcare Pros
AGEISM: WHY DO WE MARGINALIZE OLDER ADULTS?
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 don’t grasp an issue we’re struggling with today: the widespread marginalization of older people in American society.Continue Reading Message from our President & CEO, Dr. Jeff Farber
The New Jewish Home’s participation in the NYC Pride March is not only a festive celebration of the LGBT+ community, it also speaks to our core value of embracing diversity to create a welcoming home for all.
- Get Well – Go Home! Gold Seal of Approval for Sarah Neuman’s Heart Failure Program
- The Power of a Gift … From Your Home to Theirs
- Pride March Recap
- Birthday Bash of the Century: Celebrating 14 Kittay Tenants Who Turn 100+ this Year
- In Quest to Reduce Psychotic Medications Among Dementia Patients, Empathy and Alternative Treatments are Producing a Higher Quality of Life