Hebrew Home At Riverdale

JHL promotes Gregory Poole-Dayan

JHL promotes Gregory Poole-Dayan

Gregory Pool-Dayan, RN, MSN, has started as the administrator of the Bronx Division at Jewish Home Lifecare.

Planting seeds, lifting spirits at Hebrew Home

Planting seeds, lifting spirits at Hebrew Home

At the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, a large long-term care facility on 32 lush and efficiently manicured acres, it might seem strange to hear about a garden that is purposefully tended slowly and methodically. But in the garden created by the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center, the nation's first emergency elder abuse shelter, that is exactly what the gardeners are encouraged to do

App tracks dementia day to day

App tracks dementia day to day

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Getting insight into the daily life of someone with dementia often is a difficult goal for family members who are not nearby. There's now help in the form of a smartphone application conceived by David V. Pomeranz, executive vice president of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale.

Were the nursing home strippers really a bad idea?

Were the nursing home strippers really a bad idea?

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If you typed the word "strippers" into the McKnight's archives Tuesday, the only story that came up was a blog about floor care. That changed Wednesday when we ran the news of a lawsuit in New York involving strippers allegedly being hired at a nursing home for resident entertainment.

The need for SNFS for baby boomers

The need for SNFS for baby boomers

As we grow older, our focus on how to achieve and maintain our health becomes more acute. Healthy aging is achievable if action is taken sooner rather than later. Over the last few decades, we have seen major changes in our healthcare delivery system.

Hebrew Home at Riverdale celebrates advocacy award

Hebrew Home at Riverdale celebrates advocacy award

The Hebrew Home at Riverdale received the 2013 Outstanding Advocacy Award from LeadingAge at its national conference in Dallas last month. I had the honor of accepting the award on behalf of the organization. This award, which recognizes our leadership role in the field of elder abuse prevention for the past decade, meant a lot to us.

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