JGS Lifecare Holds “Topping Off” Ceremony for New Sosin Center for Rehabilitation

JGS Lifecare celebrated a major milestone today in the construction of the new Sosin Center for Rehabilitation with the ceremonial “Topping Off” of the steel structure. Construction workers, employees, residents, physicians, community members, elected officials, members of the Board of Directors, donors, and veterans gathered April 13 as the beam was hoisted atop the roof-line… Read more »

JGS Lifecare Welcomes New Dining Services Director

JGS Lifecare’s Leavitt Family Jewish Home is pleased to welcome Alexis A. Girhiny as Dining Services Director, responsible for overseeing dining services at the Home and Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence. As an experienced culinary instructor and executive chef, her culinary achievements bring a new dimension to JGS Lifecare’s kosher dining and banquet menus. From… Read more »

Wernick Adult Day Health Care Achieves Deficiency Free Survey in First State Licensure of Adult Day Health Programs

In January, Wernick Adult Day Health Care of JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, earned a deficiency free survey from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), meeting all degrees of competency for the state’s new licensure requirements. The rules, enacted in January 2015, require all adult day health programs be inspected every other year by DPH,… Read more »

Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence Appoints New Dining Services Coordinator

Ruth’s House, the assisted living residence at JGS Lifecare, is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Panniello as Dining Services Coordinator. As an experienced executive and catering chef, her culinary achievements bring a new dimension to the assisted living residence’s signature kosher dining and banquet menus. From Springfield, Panniello brings over ten years of… Read more »

Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care Earns Top Quality Recognition

LONGMEADOW, MA— Fazzi Associates, a national research firm specializing in serving the home health and hospice industry, has named Spectrum Home Health & Hospice Care of JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow a national best practice home health agency. Based on feedback from patients through Fazzi Associates’ HHCAHPS (Home Health Care – Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers… Read more »

JGS Lifecare Partners with THE GREEN HOUSE Project

LONGMEADOW, MA— Martin W. Baicker, president and CEO, JGS Lifecare, is pleased to announce JGS Lifecare will be working with THE GREEN HOUSE® Project to help JGSL implement the small house model of care in the new Sosin Center for Rehabilitation, currently under construction, and throughout the Leavitt Family Jewish Home community over the next… Read more »

JGS Lifecare to Hold Honorable Menschen Day 12.25.15

LONGMEADOW, MA— On Christmas Day, December 25, more than 30 volunteers from the community will continue the annual tradition of “Honorable Menschen Day” assisting residents and employees of JGS Lifecare’s Leavitt Family Jewish Home and Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence. Kim Grandfield, development coordinator, says “Honorable Menschen Day brings together those willing to provide aid… Read more »

Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence Appoints New Dining Services Coordinator

LONGMEADOW, MA— Ruth’s House, the assisted living residence at JGS Lifecare, is pleased to announce the appointment of Samantha Panniello as Dining Services Coordinator. As an experienced executive and catering chef, her culinary achievements bring a new dimension to the assisted living residence’s signature kosher dining and banquet menus. From Springfield, Panniello brings over ten… Read more »

Longmeadow Fire Department Thanks JGS Lifecare for Support

LONGMEADOW, MA— The Longmeadow Fire Department brought its new $750,000 Quint aerial fire truck to JGS Lifecare Tuesday, October 27 to show us the truck and thank us for supporting its purchase. Fire Chief John P. Dearborn presented us with a plaque in appreciation and raised the impressive 78 foot ladder to demonstrate its capabilities…. Read more »