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 »

Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care, a member organization of the JGS Lifecare system of care, joins the Visiting Nurse Associations of New England Network

Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care, part of JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, provides in-home skilled nursing and rehabilitation, home health aides, palliative care and hospice services throughout Hampden County. It recently became a member of the Visiting Nurse Associations of New England (VNANE), an umbrella organization that provides a range of administrative and support services… Read more »

JGS Lifecare offers Bubbie’s Catering for Passover

Preparing Passover dinner can be stressful, but for over 20 years, JGS Lifecare, a leading health care system serving seniors and their families, has made Passover dinner preparation easy and stress free with Bubbie’s Catering, offering take-home Passover specials including appetizers, entrees and side dishes at reasonable prices. Orders for 2018 must be placed no… Read more »

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 »

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 »