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May 2022

Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets discusses stroke awareness, including the warning signs, causes and dangers.

April 2022

Telemedicine has become part of our lives and the Jewish Home of Eastern PA is proud to partner with Curavi Health to provide this service. Watch now >

Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania videos

March 2022
Sleep facts and tips from Physical Therapist MSPT, Laura Tylutki-Stuble.
Watch Now > | Download the sleeping breathing technique tip sheet >
February 2022Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets discusses how a healthy diet can lead to a healthy heart. Watch now > | Learn more >  January 2022

Real Time Medical Systems enhances services at the Jewish Home of Eastern PA.
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December 2021

Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets discusses ways to manage your holiday-related stress. Watch now >
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November 2021

Jewish Home of Eastern PA Speech Language Pathologist Lisa Webb discusses memory tips, tactics and advice.
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Download a PDF on memory strategies >
August 2021
The Jewish Home of Eastern PA offers tips on how to prevent falls by Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets and Occupational Therapist Heather Bendars.
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July 20, 2021
Dr. Ken Sebastianelli advocates for COVID-19 vaccination.
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July 7, 2021

Kimberly Serafin, occupational therapist, discusses therapy and active aging.
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June 23, 2021
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Taylor Keysar discusses the importance of balance.
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June 3, 2021
Director of Admissions & Marketing Lee Rutkowski discusses what to expect from rehabilitation services.
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April 20, 2021
Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets discusses Parkinson’s disease.
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March 29, 2021

Mia Jacobs, executive director at Elan Gardens, discusses senior living
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March 26, 2021

Administrator Mary Rose Applegate discusses telemedicine
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March 11, 2021

Director of Social Services Brittany Elko on how to remain happy, active and productive
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February 18, 2021

Rehabilitation Director Melissa Gibblets on how to stay safe during winter
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January 25, 2021

Resident Dolly tells why she likes the JHEP
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December 29, 2020

Dr. Sebastianelli discusses vaccines
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December 16, 2020

JHEP offers telemedicine through Curavi
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Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania blogs

December 31, 2020

A Salute to Frontliners – The True Heroes of 2020
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November 20, 2020

Exceptional Specialized Support for Memory Care
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November 16, 2020

High-Quality Care Services
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Weekly Letters to Families and Friends

Second-Floor Renovation Project Gaining Definition

Second-Floor Renovation Project Gaining Definition

The second-floor project at Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab’s state-of-the-art, 1,200-square-foot Dialysis Den. The structure is taking shape as walls are being framed and a definitive layout is visible. (See accompanying photos). Work began in June 2022. We are partnering with DaVita Dialysis to develop the space, which will accommodate up to 30 residents in need of transitional care to…

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September 23, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

September 23, 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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September 16, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

September 16, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

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 Services (CMS), as well as the latest COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and…

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What is Skilled Care?

What is Skilled Care?

Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab Explains Your Options When faced with senior care decisions, it is important to understand the various options available and the services you can expect from each provider. For example, the term “skilled care” is one that is folded into our name, Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab, A Jewish Senior Life Community (formerly the Jewish Home…

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Second-Floor Construction Project Marks Progress 

Second-Floor Construction Project Marks Progress 

Progress. Progress. Work continues on Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab’s state-of-the-art, 1,200-square-foot Dialysis Den that will allow residents to receive the same care in our facility as they would in a dialysis center. Fireproofing measures have taken place in the past few weeks as development ensues. (See accompanying photos) We are partnering with DaVita Dialysis to develop the space, which…

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September 9, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

September 9, 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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Summer 2022 Edition of The Journal Published

Summer 2022 Edition of The Journal Published

Download and read the Summer 2022 edition of The Journal. This semi-annual publication features 20 pages of the many interesting happenings at Elan Skilled Nursing and Rehab, A Jewish Senior Life Community (formerly the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania). https://jhep.org/…/uploads/2022/09/Journal_summer2022.pdf

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September 2, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

September 2, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

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 Services (CMS), as well as the latest COVID-19 infection control guidance with relation to its impact on our residents and visitors .   Our Visitation Guidelines are located in the COVID information page on our…

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Construction Begins on our Short-Term Rehab Unit with Dialysis Den Which Will Expand and Improve Resident Care

Construction Begins on our Short-Term Rehab Unit with Dialysis Den Which Will Expand and Improve Resident Care

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA’s second floor renovation project features a state-of-the-art, 1,200-square-foot Dialysis Den that will allow residents to receive the same care in our facility as they would in a dialysis center. Work began in June 2022. We are partnering with DaVita Dialysis to develop the space, which will accommodate up to 30 residents in need of…

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August 26, 2022, Letter to Friends and Families

August 26, 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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