Partners in Redefining Aging across Massachusetts

JGS Lifecare and Chelsea Jewish Lifecare Beyond simply caring for our elders, JGS Lifecare has been on a journey to redefine aging by providing personalized care in settings that feel like homes not hospitals, by creating meaningful experiences for our residents and by maximizing elderhood. We are proud to now be affiliated with Chelsea Jewish… Read more »

Barbara Binsky Honors Grandparents with Bequest

Her Gift Supports Phase II of Project Transformation By Susan Kimball Halpern, vice president of development and communications In September 2008, I had the pleasure of a visit from Barbara Binsky, of blessed memory, who wanted to discuss a gift to JGS Lifecare. She was working on her estate plan and wanted to talk about… Read more »

Thank You for Supporting the 2018 Frankel-Kinsler Classic

On Monday, June 18, JGS Lifecare celebrated the 2018 Frankel-Kinsler Classic at Twin Hills Country Club. Joining our 86 golfers were 39 bridge players, 42 canasta players, 19 mah jongg players, and 20 pickleball players. Together, we raised over $100,000, which will go to support the enhancement of our residents’ dining experiences with the purchase… Read more »

Public Announcement Concerning Jewish Nursing Home of Western Mass

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING Jewish Nursing Home of Western Mass 770 Converse Street Longmeadow, MA 01106 On September 11, 2018, notification of a proposed change in ownership of Jewish Nursing Home of Western Mass., Inc. (“Applicant”), 770 Converse Street, Longmeadow, MA 01106 was submitted to the Department of Public Health, Division of Health Care Facility Licensure… Read more »

Welcoming Inspiration: “A Lifetime” Sculpture Unveiled

Susan Goldsmith, chair of the Board for JGS Lifecare; Dr. James Rosenthal; Representative Brian Ashe; artist James Kitchen; Senator Eric Lesser and Susan Kimball Halpern, vice president of philanthropy, JGS Lifecare, pose near “A Lifetime,” the new sculpture located outside the Sosin Center for Rehabilitation. Over 100 people, including Senator Eric Lesser and Representative Brian… Read more »

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

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 »

Project Transformation: Paul Cohen Pledges $1 Million Bequest

With the opening of Sosin Center for Rehabilitation and Michael’s Café in December, Project Transformation embarks on its Phase II fundraising, bringing the relationship-based small house model of care (The Green House®) to JGS Lifecare’s long-term residents. On a Wednesday morning in January, when Paul Cohen joined Attorney Stephen Krevalin for lunch at Michael’s Café… Read more »