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

Updates and Information During the Coronavirus

Welcome to JHEP

Founded in 1916, 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 for older adults.

We welcome people of all faiths to our Scranton, Pennsylvania community, which offers 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 570-209-5778. To complete our online Admission Referral Form to schedule an appointment with our admissions team, click here.

We’re Scheduling Family Patio Visits!

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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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!

Whats New at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – August 7th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – August 7th

August 7, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers, On behalf of the staff at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, I hope you are well. The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania is making great progress to serve our residents, their families and our staff. We are keeping our residents safe as we continue the transition to the new normal. …

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 31th

An Update from The Leadership at The Jewish Home – July 31th

July 31, 2020   Dear Residents, Families and Caregivers,   The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania thanks you for entrusting us with caring for your loved ones. We strive daily to provide the very best in care. We are keeping our residents safe as we continue the transition to the new normal.   WE CARE   The WE CARE form…

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…

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…

Family Window Visits – Starting July 6th!

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…

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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The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania

1101 Vine St.Scranton, PA 18510Ph: (570) 209-5778Fax: 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.

I think what your organization is doing is a great thing. My aunt called me and told me what a great time she had at St. Ann’s Novena today. I think sending the residents to the Novena is such a great thing to honor a tradition. Thank you.

Tammy Tomchak

I will never forget the easy access you gave to our friend to visit my brother every day and take him to the sun and beyond with her words of wisdom and memories shared. I will never forget Nicole’s calls keeping me updated at all times and Sherrie’s tears as she prepared to say her last goodbye to her new friend. I will never forget the dignity and respect shown to Tim all day, every day.

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

Thanks so much to all of you!

Kenneth Courtney

I love reading the residents’ messages. Keep them coming. You do a great job!

Ann Marie Schneider

It was at the Jewish Home where my brother’s physical and emotional needs were met. Because his vocal skills were compromised, he communicated through touch. The staff always returned his hug, kisses on the hand, or handshake willingly, and called him by name. I will never forget how this touched me when I first saw these exchanges. 

Maureen Bell Asterbadi

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

Renee Rinaldoni Puchalski

Thank you so much for your tender loving care to my mother. I cried all the way home when she was admitted there in the Fall of 2018 as I thought it would be the last time I would see her alive. She was very ill at that time. What a difference a year makes, especially under your superb care to her! The last time I visited, she told me she is very happy there. She has a group of friends and loves the food (she is a picky eater so this statement says volumes) It makes my heart happy to see how engaged she is and how much time she spends outside her room. Having cared for her for 5 years and as an RN, I know what a challenge this can be. I really appreciate all you do to lovingly care for her. You cannot imagine the peace of mind it gives me. Thank you so much!

Daughter of a Resident

Count me in as a big fan and supporter of the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. I have been familiar with its work and service to the community since I was Mayor of Scranton.

Jim Connors, former Mayor of Scranton

Thanks for taking such good care of our loved ones during this trying situation!

Phyl Cerra Paone

Thanks to all of you!

Lisa Vieira

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

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