Hand holding a heartRECOVERING LIKE A NEW YORKER

Recovering like a New Yorker and other stories of The New Jewish Home fighting COVID-19. The New Jewish Home reflects the diversity and strength of New York City. During this challenging time, these inspiring stories of recovery and resilience are a source of hope. 

She Got COVID-19 on Her 90th Birthday but Beat the Odds

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

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A Team Effort: Pitching in to Solve the PPE Problem

At The New Jewish Home, keeping a steady supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) in stock is always important. Long before most of us had given much thought to masks, gowns, and gloves, Michael Jurist — vice president of facilities and material management — and his team made sure we had enough PPE on hand to keep our staff, residents and patients safe. Continue Reading A Team Effort: Pitching in to Solve the PPE Problem

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National Nurses Week: Here’s How One of Our Home Care Nurses Shares Kindness Across New York City

Each morning, Zoila O’Keefe loads her car with enough PPE (personal protective equipment) — masks, gloves, gowns — to protect herself and her patients throughout the day. She’s a home care nurse who sees between five and six patients daily in Westchester County, the Bronx, and Manhattan. These days, two or three of those visits are to COVID-19 survivors recovering at home after hospital stays. Continue Reading National Nurses Week: Here’s How One of Our Home Care Nurses Shares Kindness Across New York City

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A Neighbor Puts Her Equipment to Work Producing Much-Needed Face Shields

Throughout New York City, a network of small DIY manufacturers have been stepping up to help solve the personal protective equipment (PPE) shortage. They are sewing masks, building protective gear, and fabricating medical equipment needed to fight the spread of Covid-19. Continue Reading A Neighbor Puts Her Equipment to Work Producing Much-Needed Face Shields

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As a Former Home Health Aide Recovers from COVID-19, a Phone Call Can Mean so Much

While she was ill with COVID-19, Elizabeth Carroll was too weak to call her beloved daughters on her own. And her daughter Louise was filled with concern about Elizabeth’s health. Thanks to thoughtful staff members who took the time to help them FaceTime, mother and daughter were able to connect, easing their anxiety at the most stressful time. Continue Reading As a Former Home Health Aide Recovers from COVID-19, a Phone Call Can Mean so Much

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