Peace of Mind through Solutions at Home®
Making the right decisions when it comes to you or your loved one’s health care can be challenging. Managing doctor appointments, medication and nutrition, staying on top of bills and dealing with insurance providers is often overwhelming for older adults. The New Jewish Home, Solutions At Home® in home care is a program that helps you or your loved one navigate health care resources and maintain the best quality of life.Continue Reading Solutions at Home® Complete In Home Care
Nearly 50 New York City high school and college students successfully completed the NYC Summer Youth Employment Program hosted by The New Jewish Home on our Manhattan campus. The number marked an all-time high for participation in the program designed to engage career-oriented youth with paid internships each summer.Continue Reading Summer Jobs Lead to Careers
There’s an interesting bond shared by residents at The New Jewish Home. They just love getting their hands dirty.
Bringing Families Together for Grandparents Day
Generations of families gathered to celebrate National Grandparents Day this past September at The New Jewish Home’s Sarah Neuman campus in Westchester, Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx and on our Manhattan campus.
According to the American College of Cardiology, heart disease is the most prevalent condition among older adults. No one knows this better than our dedicated health care professionals who work at Sarah Neuman’s Heart Failure Program in Westchester. Every day, our care team strives to ensure that heart patients can get well, go home safely and are able to manage their care more effectively.
On June 21, staff from The New Jewish Home’s Kittay Senior Apartments pulled out all the stops to throw the birthday bash of the century celebrating the lives of 14 tenants who turn 100 years or older in 2019. Together, these special New Yorkers have lived for more than 1,416 years.
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.