Volunteers support JGS Lifecare residents and staff on Christmas day Continuing the ‘Honorable Menschen Day’ tradition

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 »

JGS Lifecare Marks Annual Honorable Menschen Day

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.

Community invited to kick-off event for Dementia Friendly Longmeadow

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 »

JGS Lifecare hosts fall festival; unveils new sculpture by artist James Kitchen

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 »