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

Welcome to JHEP

Founded in 1916, the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania's 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.

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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.

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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!

Whats New at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

December 6, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

December 6, 2021, Letter to Family and Friends

We had two staff members test positive for COVID 19 and are continuing to follow the regulatory guidance related to testing and visitation.      As a result we have placed our second floor unit on yellow (isolation) status.  All residents on this unit have been tested and staff members who may have had an exposure to the staff members have been…

December 3, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

December 3, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We are monitoring the effects and spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and will not take it lightly. Researchers around the world are conducting studies to better understand many aspects of Omicron and will continue to share their findings of these studies as they become available. We will do the same and keep you informed. Meanwhile, we maintain that our top…

November 26, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 26, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

Vaccinations are proven to curb the spread of COVID-19 and is a matter of safety as well as compliance with the federal government’s mandated vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities. As of November 25, 2021, our vaccination rate for our active residents is 95% and staff is 100%, for a total of 98.3% of our facility fully…

November 19, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 19, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has lifted many of the pandemic visiting restrictions still in place at nursing homes. The new guidance instructs nursing homes to allow visits at all times. Our main goal throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been to provide high-quality care and to keep your loved ones safe.  We follow guidance from Centers for Disease…

November 12, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 12, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We thank you for your continued support throughout the various phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our main goal remains to provide high-quality care and to keep your loved ones safe. We follow guidance from 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…

November 5, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

November 5, 2021, Letter to Friends and Families

We thank you for your continued support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Vaccinations are proven to curb the spread of the variant and are a matter of safety as well as compliance with the federal government’s mandated vaccines for health care workers at Medicare and Medicaid facilities. The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently released resources to help providers continue to encourage vaccine-hesitant…

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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.

cognitive center

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 to all of you!

Lisa Vieira

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

Gerianne Barber

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

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

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

As a medical professional, I can attest to the excellence of the care and the organization in the seven years my mother was resident.

Joe Finetti

I will never forget the peanut butter and jelly sandwich on my brother’s lunch and dinner tray for “later.” I will never forget the white hand towels mounted on his bed for him to fold. I will never forget his clean clothes and his clean bed waiting for him to rest his weary head and his failing body.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

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

Thank you, everyone!

Mary Beth Mikolayczak

Thank you – our staff is doing an amazing job. I feel privileged to work with such great staff. They’re really hanging in there and taking great care of our residents!

Mae Murawski

 We have been delighted with the wonderful care Mom has received at the JH. It’s especially impressive that staff from every department, whether it be social services, medical staff, therapy staff or dietary, know Mom by name and give her a big greeting whenever they see her. We have witnessed this personal touch exhibited time and again by the wonderful staff who provide for the residents’ needs with respect, care and compassion. Mom is happy and content, and for this we are grateful.

Mike Hanley and Claire Walsh

Available Employment Opportunities

Up to $3,000 Sign On Bonus Available!  We are accepting applications for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) for 7am-3:30pm, 3pm-11:30pm and 11pm-7:30am Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Certification. Competitive wages and excellent benefits package available which include Health, Vision, Dental, Life Insurances, and 403 (b) retirement plan available. Must be available to work every other weekend and rotating…

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Get Paid to Train to Be a CNA! The Jewish Home of Eastern PA , 1101 Vine St., Scranton is now accepting applications for kind, compassionate, reliable people who want to make a difference in the lives of our elderly by becoming Certified Nursing Assistants. How does it Work? You are hired as our employee, where you will work a…

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Job description The Jewish Home of Eastern PA, a long term care leader, is seeking the right individual to join our Dietary Team. This is a supervisory position, our ideal candidate has experience in dietary service in a long term care setting. Directly responsible for supervising all employees in the dietary Department. Directly responsible for all aspects of the operations…

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Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania
1101 Vine St.
Scranton, PA 18510
570-344-6177

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