COVID-19 Updates

For the latest news on how we’re responding to COVID-19, read more here:

April 2, 2020

  • April 2, 2020 – Response to Press

    From the office of Adam Berman, President of JGS Lifecare: JGS Lifecare is committed to doing everything we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to our residents and staff. We strictly maintain and follow effective infection control procedures as mandated by state and federal regulations and have made many additional changes including instituting a… View Article

March 31, 2020

March 26, 2020

  • COVID-19 Response FAQs

    At JGS Lifecare, the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our number one priority. Please know that we are carefully monitoring all aspects related to COVID-19 and have implemented the recommendations and guidelines given to us by state and federal health experts. This page is intended to provide additional information to residents,… View Article

March 20, 2020

  • JGS Lifecare on the Offensive to Protect our Residents from COVID-19

    Dear Friends: The COVID-19 pandemic has faced us with unprecedented and unpredictable challenges, requiring constant monitoring, vigilance and new policy implementation.  Our staff is working diligently, in collaboration with our affiliated organizations in Chelsea and Peabody, to meet these challenges as they unfold. The safety and well-being of the residents and clients entrusted to our care is our… View Article

  • Event Cancellations Due to COVID-19

    In compliance with the various prohibitions on large gatherings, and to discourage visitations to our campus, we have cancelled the following community events: Bubbies Passover Catering Passover Seders at JNH and Ruth’s House – Wednesday, April 8th Easter Services at JNH and Ruth’s House – Sunday, April 12th JGS Winner’s Circle Passover Dinner – Monday,… View Article

  • COVID-19 Social and Spiritual Resources

    Articles. Self-Care and Play, Podcasts, Meditation, Applications, Prayers and Spiritual Practices

March 19, 2020

March 18, 2020

  • Wernick Adult Day Health Care Temporarily Closing on March 20

    In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we are temporarily closing Wernick Adult Day Health Care as of March 20, 2020. Please know we will work closely with families on transition plans. Our focus right now is preventing the spread of this virus and keeping our participants safe.

  • Family Letter

    To Our Dear Residents and Families, Especially during this difficult time, the health and safety of our residents remain our top priority. We want to assure you that JGS Lifecare is monitoring all aspects related to COVID-19 extremely closely. With guidance from state and federal health experts, we are following their recommendations as well as… View Article

March 13, 2020

  • JGS No Visitor Protocol

    To our Residents, Families, and Community: In an effort to further protect our residents, who are most vulnerable to the effects of COVID‐19, our facility will be implementing a strict NO VISITOR protocol effective at 7PM, Thursday, March 12. We find this policy necessary to prevent an individual possibly infected with COVID‐19, without symptoms, from… View Article

March 9, 2020

  • Statement about Coronavirus

    To our Residents and Family Members: In light of recent developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) in the United States, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the strategies we will be implementing to keep our residents, staff, and visitors safe. We have implemented protocols to address this… View Article