Non-profit and Serving the Entire Community. Scranton, PA
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    A letter from the JHEP to our residents' families and friends

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Note: this video was filmed prior to COVID-19 restrictions.

Welcome to Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab, A Jewish Senior Life Community was founded in 1916. Formerly known as, the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, 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.

We welcome people of all faiths to our Scranton, Pennsylvania, community that has an 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, call 570-344-6177. Complete an online Admission Referral Form to schedule an appointment or download an application.

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Senior Living Magazine

The premier local lifestyle magazine for seniors, elders, their families, and caregivers. Senior Living Magazine NEPA delivers the latest information, resources, and tools for senior living. We pride ourselves on delivering informative articles that are relevant to our readers. The editorial and creative staff strive to provide fresh, trending, and worthy information for seniors. Our magazine is a “must read” for senior content and community information. Subscribe today and start reading!

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Elan Gardens

A new stage of life is blossoming at Elan Gardens, Pennsylvania’s premiere senior living community. Here, we bridge the gap between Independent Living and Skilled Nursing — offering Personal Care and Memory Care in a supportive environment that can enrich and enhance your lifestyle.

A new stage of life is blossoming at Elan Gardens, Pennsylvania’s premiere senior living community. Here, we bridge the gap between Independent Living and Skilled Nursing — offering Personal Care and Memory Care in a supportive environment that can enrich and enhance your lifestyle.

If you are considering a move to a safe, affordable and stylish senior living community that offers numerous activities and personal amenities, you have found it at Webster Towers. We invite you to make an appointment for a personal tour. We are sure you’ll be impressed!

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The premier local lifestyle magazine for seniors, elders, their families, and caregivers. Senior Living Magazine NEPA delivers the latest information, resources, and tools for senior living. We pride ourselves on delivering informative articles that are relevant to our readers. Subscribe today and start reading!

What's New at Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab?

December 2, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

December 2, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

Second-Floor Project Improvements are Looking Up

Second-Floor Project Improvements are Looking Up

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab’s second-floor project progress is literally looking up. The positive signs of improvement can be seen in finalization of ventilation, wiring and framing of what will be a state-of-the-art, 1,200-square-foot Dialysis Den. (See accompanying photos). The dialysis section will be just part of the renovation. The second floor will also include updates to flooring, paint, counter…

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab Offers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in a Safe, Stimulating Environment

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab Offers Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in a Safe, Stimulating Environment

The difficult realization that a loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or another related dementia takes a toll not only on the individual but also on family and friends, whose role quickly transitions to caregiver. As the disease progresses, memory and other important mental functions are affected in ways that can make the individual almost unrecognizable to those closest. …

November 25, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

November 25, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

November 18, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

November 18, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

November 11, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

November 11, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

We appreciate that you entrust us with the care of your loved ones and thank you for your patience and cooperation. Our priority is the protection of our residents, staff and families at our facility. We are monitoring the latest news from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid…

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1101 Vine St.Scranton, PA 18510Ph: 570-344-6177Fax: 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.

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The Cognitive Center of Excellence designation recognizes organizations who are committed to integration of the BCAT® Approach as the standard of care to meet the cognitive needs of the aging adult. Organizations with this level of recognition have a shared philosophy with BCAT® that it is imperative to utilize evidence-based assessments, treatment interventions, and patient engagement activities that are administered by trained staff in order to care manage and maximize functional abilities for those with age related cognitive changes and cognitive decline.


Thanks for all you do and for keeping us informed! It means so much to me to be able to Facetime my mom every day. Thank you for setting this up! It means a lot to our families.

Mari Saville Ross

My husband, Jim, has been a resident of the Jewish Home since the spring of 2018. He is on the Memory Care floor. I can’t turn the clock back to restore Jim to the smart, loving, talented man I married almost fifty years ago. So the Jewish Home is the very best place he can be. He is well-loved and he is well-cared for and he is safe and content. I visit regularly and I see that each resident is always treated with loving warmth, courtesy, and respect. Many of the staff have worked at the Jewish Home for more than fifteen years and regard this work as their calling. Jim’s dementia is the tragedy of our lives. The Jewish Home is the blessing.

Peggie Hannan

I will always remember the maintenance man hooking up my brother’s TV that weekend evening…”no problem.” I will always remember Claudia’s patient, empathetic and kind manner. I will always remember the kitchen sending up carafes of hot coffee, cold drinks and snacks.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

I miss seeing my parents. Thank you for keeping them safe.

Renee Rinaldoni Puchalski

My sister and brothers and I  are very blessed with a caring and loving third-floor staff who treat our Mom as if she was their family member.  They hug her, they dance with her, they reminisce with her,  they are kind and patient with her.  She doesn’t always participate in activities however the activities staff continually try to engage her. Recently Leaha, activities staff member, knowing our Mom enjoyed the outdoors, took her outside to enjoy a few hours of sunshine!  As Mom would say “today was a good day.” That was a good day for our Mom!

Marykate Gallagher & Family

I am Emily. I’m attending the Friday morning breakfast club. One of my favorite activities. Usually, about two dozen or more people come. We have choices of different foods – cooked in the life enrichment kitchen.  The aroma of the food cooking draws everyone in! I look forward all week to this group. I put my clothes out the night before. I wait for someone to help me in the morning and I get up extra early – much earlier than other days! I wait for someone to say “Time to go!” Pancakes, French toast, fresh fruit, eggs, all different choices. But the best thing is sitting around with your friends at the breakfast club after you eat, in the room that smells so good, enjoying the company and your tea or coffee! Come join us at the Jewish Home!

Emily

Thank you so much for the beautiful care and enrichment you bring to our loved ones’ lives each and every day, especially during these trying times.

Carmel Courtney Garan

Thank you all for everything you do and keeping my Dad safe. ❤️

Robin Lukasik

I will always remember the ease with which our family spent the last three nights with our brother, Tim, with pillows, blankets all provided to us with love. I will always remember Kathy’s warm smile as she called us by name.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

Thank you to all staff at the Jewish Home.The Jewish Home has a wonderful heart for giving. The Home runs graceful because of teamwork of all the departments.

Robert Warfe

Thanks all! The pics help when we can’t see our loved ones!

Gerianne Barber

Available Employment Opportunities

Dietary Aide Full Time & Part Time Up to $500 sign on bonus available Why should you join our Team? We’re committed to building a culture of teamwork, one where employees know they belong and feel like they are valued for their contributions. We are a diverse community that supports each other, shares knowledge to enhance fellow team member’s growth,…

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7a-3:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm CNA Up to $3,000 Sign on Bonus Available Why should you join our Team? We’re committed to building a culture of teamwork, one where employees know they belong and feel like they are valued for their contributions. We are a diverse community that supports each other, shares knowledge to enhance fellow team member’s growth, and recognizes the…

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7a-3:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm LPN Why should you join our Team? We’re committed to building a culture of teamwork, one where employees know they belong and feel like they are valued for their contributions. We are a diverse community that supports each other, shares knowledge to enhance fellow team member’s growth, and recognizes the hard work and dedication it takes to…

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Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab
1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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