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

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Whats New at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

SafeBeing™ Monitor

SafeBeing™ Monitor

The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania and Elan Gardens is committed to using innovative, cutting edge technology to serve our community better and provide well-being for our residents.

Exercises

Exercises

While we are all at home the next “few” weeks, I thought I would send you exercises and stretches to help you stay limber and strong! I hope you will find this helpful and easy to follow.  

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA: Addressing the Pandemic

The Jewish Home of Eastern PA: Addressing the Pandemic

On Thursday, 03/12/20 the leadership at the Jewish Home addressed the pandemic and the precautions that everyone is encouraged to take. Ensuring that our staff and residents are in a safe and healthy environment is our first priority. The responsibility of caring for those that are the most at risk of COVID-19 is a weight that we are proud to…

New Technology Elan Gardens & Jewish Home

New Technology Elan Gardens & Jewish Home

Elan Gardens and the Jewish Home are excited to announce the pilot project in collaboration with Somatix. Somatix is a provider of wearable-enabled RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) software platform for healthcare.

Announcement

Announcement

Dear Families, In our commitment to the health of our residents, families, caregivers as well as the greater community, we are reaching out to you to convey measures we are taking and protective measures you can take regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Per the most recent PA Department of Health information, there are not any cases of COVID-19 in…

Avoiding the Flu

Avoiding the Flu

It is that time of the year where it appears everyone is getting sick. Coughing, sneezing, stuffy noses everywhere! Symptoms of the flu include fever which can be high, headache, muscle aches, cough, sore throat, feeling very tired, vomiting and nausea may occur. According to the CDC, there are four different strains of the flu. The four types of are…

Alzheimer’s/Dementia

Alzheimer’s/Dementia refers to a serious loss of mental abilities such as thinking, remembering, reasoning and communicating. Dementia is not a normal part of aging. It can be difficult to know whether you or your loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s/Dementia as the symptoms typically appear gradually (beginning with memory loss).

Saveo knows from personal and professional experience that caring for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s/Dementia can be physically, emotionally and mentally exhausting.

  • Memory loss
  • Disorientation
  • Confusion about time or place
  • Communication issues
  • Inability to read, write, speak or understand
  • Mood and behavior changes, such as aggressiveness, wandering or withdrawal

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. This damage disrupts the ability of parts of the nervous system to communicate, resulting in a range of signs and symptoms, including physical, mental, and sometimes psychiatric problems.

Specific symptoms can include double vision, blindness in one eye, muscle weakness, trouble with sensation, or trouble with coordination. MS takes several forms, with new symptoms either occurring in isolated attacks.

  • Memory loss
  • Disorientation
  • Confusion about time or place
  • Communication issues
  • Inability to read, write, speak or understand
  • Mood and behavior changes, such as aggressiveness, wandering or withdrawal

Parkinson’s

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a long-term degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that mainly affects the motor system. The symptoms generally come on slowly over time. Early in the disease, the most obvious are shaking, rigidity, slowness of movement, and difficulty with walking. Thinking and behavioral problems may also occur.

Dementia becomes common in the advanced stages of the disease. Depression and anxiety are also common occurring in more than a third of people with PD. Other symptoms include sensory, sleep, and emotional problems.

  • Memory loss
  • Disorientation
  • Confusion about time or place
  • Communication issues
  • Inability to read, write, speak or understand
  • Mood and behavior changes, such as aggressiveness, wandering or withdrawal

Stroke

A stroke is when poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death. There are two main types of stroke: ischemic, due to lack of blood flow, and hemorrhagic, due to bleeding. They result in part of the brain not functioning properly. Signs and symptoms of a stroke may include an inability to move or feel on one side of the body.

Signs and symptoms often appear soon after the stroke has occurred. If symptoms last less than one or two hours it is known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or mini-stroke. A stroke may also be associated with a headache.

  • Memory loss
  • Disorientation
  • Confusion about time or place
  • Communication issues
  • Inability to read, write, speak or understand
  • Mood and behavior changes, such as aggressiveness, wandering or withdrawal