March 30, 2020

JGS Lifecare: Caleb Poirier, LPN – Healthcare Hero (Press Release)

A man in his 20's smiling for a photo

March 29, 2020
Contact: Susan Kimball Halpern
VP of Development and Communications
(413) 567-3949, ext. 1612

JGS Lifecare
Caleb Poirier, LPN – Healthcare Hero

LONGMEADOW, Mass. – Caleb Poirier, LPN spends his evenings caring for frail elders at the Leavitt Family Jewish Home at JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow. A valued employee, he makes the day for those he comes in contact with and is the consummate team member.

After serving in Afghanistan Caleb continued his military commitment in the US Army Reserves. With his unit, he has been called to duty to support the medical teams in New York. Once again he is on the front lines in support of our country.

“Caleb has compassion, kindness, excellent attention to detail and a quirky sense of humor, four qualities that are imperative as a nurse,” commented Shannon Wesson, Director of Nursing at JGS Lifecare. “He will be an amazing asset to his team.”

Caleb is a true healthcare hero, as are all the others in healthcare who report to work daily and care for our sick and frail. We will welcome him back home post deployment and celebrate his dedication, when we can all be together post COVID- 19.

At JGS Lifecare we join our community in thanking Caleb and our many other healthcare heroes for caring for our sick and frail at their greatest time of need. Join the JGS Lifecare family in wishing Caleb and his unit safe travels and a safe return home.

About JGS Lifecare

JGS Lifecare is a leading health care system serving seniors and their families. JGS Lifecare services include nursing home care (The Leavitt Family Jewish Nursing Home), rehabilitation services (Sosin Center for Rehabilitation), assisted living (Ruth’s House Assisted Living Residence), home health and hospice care (Spectrum Home Health & Hospice), adult day health care (Wernick Adult Day Health Care), independent living (Genesis Lifecare) and palliative care (Francis B. Cohen Palliative Care Program. For more information, call JGS Lifecare at 413-567-6211 or visit