Jewish Home Lifecare

Winning recognition for your facility

Winning recognition for your facility

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Here's how you know a program is successful: When people keep asking you when it's coming back.

Illustrating how to double your flu vaccination rate

Illustrating how to double your flu vaccination rate

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Take whichever side of the argument you want, but you can't disagree that New York state's new flu-vaccine mandate has had a profound effect. By declaring health workers have to wear a facemask during flu season if they aren't vaccinated, the state has compelled more to line up for their shots. Jewish Home Lifecare just might be the most creative. Or bold.

Technology award winners raise bar for third annual McKnight's Tech Awards

Technology award winners raise bar for third annual McKnight's Tech Awards

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Compelling stories of improved resident engagement is how some winners of the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards caught the eyes of our independent panel of judges.

Martin promoted at Jewish Home Lifecare

Martin promoted at Jewish Home Lifecare

Melissa L. Martin, M.D., is the new medical director for the Jewish Home Lifecare Manhattan Division. She will oversee care for more than 500 rehabilitation and nursing home patients.

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.

Jewish Home Lifecare named Innovator of the Year

Jewish Home Lifecare named Innovator of the Year

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Jewish Home Lifecare won the top award in the Innovator of the Year category in the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards competition.

60 seconds with ... Audrey Weiner, DSW, MPH, president and CEO of Jewish Home Lifecare

60 seconds with ... Audrey Weiner, DSW, MPH, president and CEO of Jewish Home Lifecare

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Q: You've been using technology in novel ways at Jewish Home Lifecare. What's the key to getting seniors to use technology to help improve their care? A: If the technology is too overwhelming, the elder's not going to use it. We've got a 70% compliance rating in terms of people who say they're going to use it every day or every other day and actually do. The reason is, it's simple.

A call for more chocolate: Will it ease swallowing problems?

A call for more chocolate: Will it ease swallowing problems?

What affect would the addition of chocolate have for seniors with difficulty swallowing? That's what we set out to learn.