Since 1912, we have been the proud caretakers of the elderly in our local community. Founded on the Jewish principle of respecting age as a blessing, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the best in elder care services to people of every faith and every background. Over the past century, we have undergone several transformations as we have responded to the changing needs of our community’s elders, and we’re still reinventing ourselves. Stay up to date here, and by following us on Facebook.
ChangingAging® is an effort launched by Dr. Bill Thomas, a pioneer in the positive aging movement, to change the way American society perceives aging. “How we perceive aging, to a very large degree, determines how we age,” said Dr. Thomas… Read more »
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 »
JGS Lifecare Latest News
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 »
Phase II of the Project Transformation campaign at JGS Lifecare took another big step forward, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation. Foundation President Bill Wagner says their mission of supporting charitable causes that contribute to and enhance quality of life has been a primary goal since the Foundation’s inception… Read more »
JGS Lifecare in the News
The Daily Hampshire Gazette featured the unveiling of the sculpture “A Lifetime” by Chesterfield artist James Kitchen in their Hilltown Voices section. The sculpture was commissioned by Dr. James Rosenthal of the JGS Lifecare board of directors, who said that he wanted a signature sculpture that would be linked to the work and mission of… Read more »
The August issue of Prime magazine features a cover story with Dr. Bill Thomas, who recently brought his ChangingAging® Tour to JGS Lifecare, discussing our culture’s fear of aging. The article includes an interview with Dr. Thomas and with Martin W. Baicker, president and CEO of JGS Lifecare. Read it here at primeontheweb.com.