Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA

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Founded in 1916, our warm and inviting senior community has earned a reputation as the region’s premier provider of short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, and Alzheimer’s care for older adults.

We welcome people of all faiths to our Scranton, Pennsylvania community, which offers engaging social activities, entertainment, full-service dining, a family room for private celebrations, beauty salon, and landscaped patio with gorgeous views of the downtown area.

To talk to our admissions team about care for your loved one:

Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania CEO Mark D. Weiner

Mark D. Weiner

Dear Friends and Community:

I’m pleased to introduce myself as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania.  I’m excited to be here and look forward to advancing our organizational Mission and service to the community.

I thank Rabbi Sandhaus for his strong leadership for nearly 40 years and the entire staff which has been committed to high quality and resident-centered care.  I remain most impressed with the work efforts and results of our entire staff and the strong and passionate leadership of our Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

I've been spending my time meeting with internal staff, Board leadership, and a wide range of civic, religious, business, and philanthropic community leadership. I've spent time throughout Scranton as well as Wilkes-Barre and the Poconos to aid in my understanding of the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, its affiliated organizations, the older adult marketplace, and the Northeastern Pennsylvania environment.

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The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

1101 Vine St.Scranton, PA 18510Ph: (570) 209-5778Fax: 570-344-9610
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Memory Care Resources

A memory loss diagnosis is hard on everyone. Below are videos from our previous educational events that can help those diagnosed with memory loss, and their families learn the next steps to take for the future. We hope you find these videos informative and enlightening. Please reach out to our staff members with questions about caring for loved ones with dementia.

Whats New at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

Elder Care Tips and Tools for the New Year

Elder Care Tips and Tools for the New Year

As Christmas enters its final week, many people are considering the future and wondering what the New Year will bring them. For some, there is a growing sense of worry and uncertainty much closer to home. Across the country, many elderly residents and their relatives may be a little at the future. However, there are several ways to prepare for…

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Helping the Elderly With Respite Care

Helping the Elderly With Respite Care

Personal care for the elderly The older we get, the less self-reliant we become. An unfortunate truth about ageing is that sooner or later you won’t be able to look after yourself and will require assistance. Personal care can alleviate the stresses that elderly people suffer through on a daily basis, create a safe environment for them in their home,…

The Advantages of Home Care For the Elderly

The Advantages of Home Care For the Elderly

Many seniors have trouble getting around their homes safely, leaving families with some tough decisions. Whether or not an elderly family member should move into an assisted living facility is often one of the key questions. However, home care is a viable option with many great benefits. 1. Homecare allows seniors to retain a sense of independence and freedom as…

How Do You Know This Is The Elderly Care Solution For You?

How Do You Know This Is The Elderly Care Solution For You?

What Is Elderly Care? Simply put, elderly care is a support service catered specifically for the needs of senior citizens in their own home. It is designed with the purpose of enabling its elderly patrons to live as independently as they are able to, with varying levels of help from care support assistants. With a focus on respect and dignity,…

The Importance of Overnight Elderly Care

The Importance of Overnight Elderly Care

Accidents can happen, and they can happen at any given time. Elderly people with chronic conditions are at particular risk.

Count me in as a big fan and supporter of the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. I have been familiar with its work and service to the community since I was Mayor of Scranton.

Jim Connors, former Mayor of Scranton

Words cannot express my heartfelt appreciation for the unwavering care provided for my mother during her residency at The Jewish Home. 

Donna Mendicino

After touring several nursing homes in the New York area where I live, I made the decision to place my mother in the Jewish Home in Scranton where I was raised.

Wendy Barker, Armonk, NY

I thank Rabbi Sandhaus and the entire staff at the Jewish Home for the excellent care that they provided my mother, Marie Kerrigan, during her stay prior to her passing.

Thomas P. Kerrigan

It is impossible to say thank you for all the love and caring compassion you showed to our mother, Dorothy Bouselli.

Roseann and Vince Arnone

Available Employment Opportunities

Under the direction of the Activity Director, the Activities Unit Coordinator will assist in planning, coordinating and implementing therapeutic activity programs on a daily basis to meet the individual Resident’s needs and interests. The Activities Unit Coordinator will be responsible for completing documentation on their unit in accordance with facility policies. Duties include but are not limited to: Carry out…

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Under the direction of the Activity Director, the Activities Unit Coordinator will assist in planning, coordinating and implementing therapeutic activity programs on a daily basis to meet the individual Resident’s needs and interests.

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4:15 P.M.-7:30 P.M.- Part Time Dietary Aide’s Assists in preparation and service of food, proper sanitation and storage of food and non-food supplies. Dietary Aides are scheduled in a variety of job assignments such as cleans and washes all dishes, pots, and silverware according to appropriate sanitary guidelines, cleans and sanitizes food carts after they are returned from nursing units,…

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