JGS Lifecare to host workshop for veterans and surviving spouses on Sept. 12

Wartime veterans and their surviving spouses may be entitled to $1,176–$2,169 in monthly income from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help pay for senior care. JGS Lifecare, a leading health care system serving seniors and their families, will host a workshop for veterans and their families explaining the benefit on Wednesday, September 12… Read more »

JGS Lifecare to host Alzheimer’s disease panel discussion on Sept. 13

JGS Lifecare, a leading health care system serving seniors and their families, will host ‘Hope & Help: What You Need to Know about Alzheimer’s Disease’ on Thursday, September 13 from 5–7 p.m. in their Gloth Family Auditorium within the Leavitt Family Jewish Home on their Longmeadow campus at 770 Converse Street. The event will feature… Read more »

Four centenarians celebrate milestone birthdays at JGS Lifecare

Less than 1 percent of the population lives to the age of 100, but four centenarians at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow are among these select few. On August 21, these residents were feted with a special birthday celebration that included family, friends, staff, community members and of course, plenty of cake. Two Turning 100 Fausto… Read more »

JGS Lifecare welcomes Lori Payson as new director of sales and community relations

JGS Lifecare, a leading health care system serving seniors and their families in western Massachusetts, recently welcomed Lori Payson of Longmeadow as its new director of sales and community relations. Payson works with Susan Halpern, vice president of philanthropy, JGS Lifecare, who said, “Lori brings a wealth of experience working in eldercare facilities in western… Read more »

JGS Lifecare and Chelsea Jewish Lifecare Announce Affiliation

JGS Lifecare (JGS), a leading health care system serving seniors and their families in western Massachusetts, and Chelsea Jewish Lifecare (CJL), a highly respected leader in senior living with campuses in Chelsea and Peabody, Massachusetts, today announced their intention to affiliate. “Our organizations are similar and like-minded in many regards,” said Susan Goldsmith, chair of… Read more »

Donors and volunteers recognized at JGS Lifecare Annual Meeting

JGS Lifecare a leading health care system serving seniors and their families, held its annual meeting on May 22 in the Gloth Family Auditorium at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, following a reception at Michael’s Café. Susan Goldsmith, chair of the board, welcomed new board members Christopher Carr II, Steven Dane and Meyer Weiss, all of… Read more »

Agawam man appreciates the care his wife receives at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow

Established by the American Health Care Association in 1967, National Skilled Nursing Week (formerly known as National Nursing Home Week) provides an opportunity to recognize the role of skilled nursing care centers in caring for America’s seniors and people with disabilities. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories.” Susan Kimball Halpern, vice president of philanthropy… Read more »

JGS Lifecare to hold Frankel-Kinsler Classic on June 18

JGS Lifecare, a leading health care system serving seniors and their families, will host its 38th annual fundraising golf tournament, the Frankel-Kinsler Classic, on Monday, June 18 at the Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow. “This popular annual community event features great food and camaraderie as we enjoy a day of play in support of… Read more »

Spring Clean Day at JGS Lifecare, 4/29, kicks off Valley Gives appeal

Money donated through this year’s campaign will fund healing, adaptive gardens for residents. WHO:              JGS Lifecare is hosting a Spring Clean Day to kick-off their Valley Gives campaign. WHEN:           Sunday, April 29, 9 am–12 pm WHERE:         JGS Lifecare, 770 Converse St., Longmeadow, Mass. WHAT:           Volunteers, staff, residents and families… Read more »