JGS Lifecare discusses signs that elderly loved ones may need additional care

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Signs an elderly loved one may need additional care

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 »

Community invited to kick-off event for Dementia Friendly Longmeadow

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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 »

Hilltown Voices: Chesterfield artist brings “A Lifetime” to Lifecare center in Longmeadow

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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 »

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

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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 »

Project Transformation: Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation pledges $100,000

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With the opening of Sosin Center for Rehabilitation and Michael’s Café last December, Project Transformation embarked on Phase II fundraising to expand the relationship-based small house model of care (The Green House) to JGS Lifecare’s long-term residents at the Leavitt Family Jewish Home. This past April, Phase II of our JGS Lifecare Project Transformation campaign received… Read more »

Reframing aging—one show at a time

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The August issue of Prime magazine features a cover story with Dr. Bill Thomas, who recently brought his ChangingAging® Tour to JGS Lifecare, discussing our culture’s fear of aging. The article includes an interview with Dr. Thomas and with Martin W. Baicker, president and CEO of JGS Lifecare. Read it here at primeontheweb.com.