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Olshan, O’Connor break ground for affordable Bronx development

A partnership led by Olshan Properties and O’Connor Capital Partners, in conjunction with the New York City Housing Development Corporation and Department of Housing Preservation and Development, has begun construction on a new 221-unit senior affordable housing development in the Parkchester section of the Bronx. The development, which will be called Parkchester Gardens, is expected to be completed by mid-year 2023. Selfhelp Community Services will provide on-site services and programming for building residents, funded by a contract from the New York City Human Resources Administration.

April 15, 2021

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Hultquist Place Resident, Ruth Anderson, Celebrates Turning 104

On April 10th, Hultquist Place Assisted Living Program resident Ruth Anderson celebrated her 104th birthday, complete with a tiara, cake, ice cream, and more.

April 12, 2021

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Medical Care at Home is Available in Brighton

A new article in Brighton Connections discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need and preference among older Rochesterians to receive medical care at home and how Jewish Senior Life's Physician House Call program is responding to that trend.

April 12, 2021

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State figures: New York nursing home staff lagging in getting COVID-19 vaccine

Stuart Almer, president and CEO of Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, and Dr. David Siskind, medical director at Northwell Health's Stern Family Center for Rehabilitation, discuss their facilities' efforts to inoculate staff against COVID-19 in a new interview with Newsday.

April 12, 2021

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Jefferson’s Ferry to Offer Nursing Scholarships and Certified Nursing Assistant Training Reimbursement

Jefferson’s Ferry is offering two distinct scholarship programs to Suffolk County Community College nursing programs. One $2,000 scholarship will be offered to a high school senior, while another $2,000 scholarship will be available to eligible Jefferson’s Ferry employees and their dependent children. Applications are available now, and the scholarships will be awarded later this summer.

April 9, 2021

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United Hebrew launches Willow Gardens expansion

A ceremonial groundbreaking for the expansion of the Willow Gardens – The Patricia and Malcolm H. Lazarus Pavilion memory care facility was recently held on United Hebrew of New Rochelle’s 7.5-acre campus.

April 8, 2021

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Jewish Senior Life Honors 95 Employees for 1,150 Years of Service

Jewish Senior Life recently honored 95 employees for their milestone work anniversaries – a total of 1,150 years – during its annual years of service awards. Among those honored was Mable Hall, assistant director of dining services, for 40 years of service.

April 8, 2021

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COVID-19 reunion: Mother, son reunite after 1 year in New Rochelle

The emotional reunion of United Hebrew of New Rochelle resident Cyril Catedrilla and his mother, Josefina, after a year apart is captured in a new News 12 Westchester segment.

April 6, 2021

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Rockabill Development renovates Queens affordable housing portfolio

Rockabill Development and Selfhelp Community Services recently concluded a $5 million effort to preserve and rehabilitate 72 apartments in the Glendale neighborhood of Queens.

April 6, 2021

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Families Reunited At Commack Nursing Home After 1-Year Quarantine

Families were reunited with their loved ones living at Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center on March 30th after more than a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns.

April 2, 2021
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