Her name is Elvira, but loved ones call her Vera. A talented woman who raised two daughters in the Bronx, New York with deep faith and willpower, her strength has helped her conquer many obstacles. Recently, her daughters and friends have been awed by her ability to overcome illness, including COVID-19.Continue Reading She Got COVID-19 on Her 90th Birthday but Beat the Odds
By Rabbi Jonathan Malamy, Director of Spiritual Care and Religious Life
“Are you ready to die?”
It was a simple but jarring question and one that the seminarian was really not prepared for. As he sat with a terminal patient near the koi pond on our Manhattan campus, he knew he needed to answer. But how? The student quickly replied that in his religious tradition, he was taught to live every day as if it were his last.Continue Reading Training Chaplains to “Be Present”
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.
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.
Sarah Neuman Heart Failure Program providing the highest standards of health care
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.
14 Residents of Kittay Senior Apartments Turning 100+
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.