Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Home Lifecare’

She’s Been Helping Her Elders Since She Was a Teen

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit, WESTYS

WESTY_MiriamLevi As someone who has “always felt comfortable working with seniors,” it’s no surprise that Washington Heights resident Miriam Levi has made it her life’s work to help and care for seniors. Now 39, Levi has been the director of community life activities at Jewish Home Lifecare, which provides health care services for seniors on the [&hellip
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UWS Residents Bring Concerns to Scott Stringer at Town Hall Forum

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Politics, West Side Spirit

Residents line up to ask Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer questions about issues facing the Upper West Side community. At a packed town hall meeting on the Upper West Side last night, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer fielded questions from concerned residents of the West 90s and 100s. The community came out in full force, pressing Stringer, City Council Member Gale Brewer and a panel of officials representing various city agencies to address their [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood: Roadblock for JHL Plans

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

Last month, opponents of the new Jewish Home Lifecare (JHL) facility planned for West 97th Street were disappointed when the Department of City Planning declined to require JHL to submit its plans to the Uniform Land Use Review Process (ULURP). Community Board 7 had voted strongly in favor of requiring this review, which would have [&hellip
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Goldman Exec Puts His Talents to Good Use at Lifecare

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Volunteer improves care at Jewish Home with a better computer system By Sara Dover Working with Jewish Home Lifecare was meant to be, so it seems, said West Sider David Orelowitz. The VP of Goldman Sachs started volunteering at the not-for-profit elder care system by flipping burgers for a company-sponsored barbecue for Lifecare a few [&hellip
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JEWISH HOME AWARD

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Susan Rappaport, a social worker at Jewish Home Lifecare, won the “2009 Caring Award” for her work with the Central Harlem community. The New York State Home Care Association gave Rappaport the award because of her “patience, compassion, persistence and unflagging optimism in working with her patients who frequently are coping with very difficult circumstances,” [&hellip
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HEALTH EDUCATION DISCUSSION

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Jewish Home Lifecare is holding a free health education program on cardiovascular disease. “A Healthy Heart and Mind” includes a light dinner and a panel discussion on prevention, detection and treatment of heart disease. The panel includes Dr. Merle Myerson, left, and Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum, below.  The event will be held on Dec. 4 from [&hellip
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