Mensch is a Yiddish word that describes an honorable person who does good deeds, and on Christmas Day, despite the snowy winter weather, more than 30 mensches volunteered to support and entertain residents and employees at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow. “This is a longstanding tradition for us,” said Susan Halpern, vice president, Philanthropy, JGS Lifecare…. Read more »
Monthly Archives:: December 2017
Healthcare News featured an article about this annual Christmas day tradition at JGS Lifecare, in which volunteers come together to visit with residents and help the staff. Read the article.
The holidays provide opportunities to assess the need for additional care Sometimes the changes that come with aging happen so slowly, they are hard to notice. Other times, they are triggered quickly due to a health issue or emergency. The experts at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow urge family and friends of the elderly to take… Read more »
Senator Eric P. Lesser and Representative Brian M. Ashe to speak The “Dementia Friendly” initiative, active across the state of Massachusetts as well as the country, helps communities better understand and relate to individuals who suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, along with the Longmeadow Council on Aging and… Read more »
The Longmeadow News featured an article in which Susan Halpern, vice president of philanthropy at JGS Lifecare, discussed how the holidays provide opportunities to assess whether elderly loved ones need assistance.
The Daily Hampshire Gazette featured the unveiling of the sculpture “A Lifetime” by Chesterfield artist James Kitchen in their Hilltown Voices section. The sculpture was commissioned by Dr. James Rosenthal of the JGS Lifecare board of directors, who said that he wanted a signature sculpture that would be linked to the work and mission of… Read more »
Over 100 people, including Senator Eric Lesser and Representative Brian Ashe, were in attendance on Sunday, November 19, as JGS Lifecare hosted a fall festival and unveiled a new sculpture by renowned local artist James Kitchen of Chesterfield. The sculpture, entitled “A Lifetime,” is located outside of the new Sosin Center for Rehabilitation on the… Read more »