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An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 17th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 17th

July 17, 2020 Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   We at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania thank you for entrusting us with caring for your loved ones. We strive daily to provide the very best in care. That is why we have introduced WE CARE, our commitment to reach for continuous improvement with a goal of open and respectful…

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An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

July 10, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   This week brought with it a lot of activity and some long awaited visits with loved ones at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania.  Please see our Facebook page where we were able to capture some touching and delightful moments from the window visits.  These visits brought joy to staff…

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Family Window Visits – Starting July 6th!

Window Visits!   We are overjoyed to tell you we’ve been given the green light for window visits for our residents with their families!   Starting July 6, 2020. Where:   Residents will be brought to the first floor Life Enrichment Center in front of the full length window.    Family/Friend visitors will be located outside on our Vine Street…

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5 Of The Best Fathers Day Gifts in 2020

5 Of The Best Fathers Day Gifts in 2020

Father’s Day Is Around The Corner!   One day a year we celebrate fathers everywhere and we recognize the impact they have had on all of us. Here at The Jewish Home we wanted to share five of our favorite Father’s Day gifts of this year! As an extra fun bonus, all of these gifts can be found at smile.amazon.com!…

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An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home

May 15, 2020   The Jewish Home Leadership team strives to keep you informed during this pandemic.  We are listing our mitigation strategies for you here, previously listed in our May 9, 2020 communication. We have taken the following steps to mitigate, prevent or reduce the risk of transmission, including altering normal operations. We have restricted visitation by prohibiting all…

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The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA Letter from Leadership

May 8, 2020   Dear Families and Caregivers, As we close out another week during this very uncharted time, we wanted to provide a few updates. New guidance has been issued by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding how nursing homes are to make notifications to residents and families about COVID-19. We will be complying with the…

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Enhancing the life of Persons with Dementia

Enhancing the life of Persons with Dementia

By Nicole Lipinski, RN, MS, ADC-MC, CDP We have probably all stumbled upon the list of 101 things to do with someone who has dementia. However, do those things really enhance the quality of life of a person with dementia or are they just things to keep them busy? I would guess keeping someone distracted and busy is OK—but let’s…

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What Diet is best for Memory?

What Diet is best for Memory?

By Nicole Lipinski, RN, MS-ADC-MC, CDP We all know diet is important for many reasons—keeping our cholesterol down, our heart healthy and overall making us feel better. Well, what effects does it have on our brain? In particular—how can diet help with our cognition? We must turn to research for some answers! There are all kinds of diets out there—so…

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The Importance of Pets and Planning for Care in the Future

The Importance of Pets and Planning for Care in the Future

Do you have a dog, cat, bird, or another animal? Most likely, these animals are a huge part of your life. They are your family. Many people consider their pets their best friends. As we age – this usually does not change. We continue to seek the affection of our pets.             Many seniors fight depression. They feel…

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