November 11, 2022

The Season to be Thankful


As we prepare for the holiday season, it seems only fitting to reflect upon the past year and the true meaning of the holidays. With that in mind, below are quotes from residents and staff members about what they are grateful for this Thanksgiving. We are thankful for our amazing residents and staff. Happy Thanksgiving!

“This holiday season I am grateful for so many things. I am first always grateful for my family and their health and happiness. I am grateful for this wonderful company for believing in me and for always making our employees and residents safety and happiness a priority. I am grateful for the AMAZING team at Ruth’s House who work endlessly to make our residents feel safe, warm and loved in their home. Lastly, I am grateful for our residents who trust us to give them a beautiful, enriching, and fun place to live!”

Christina Tuohey
Executive Director
Ruth’s House Assisted Living


“I am thankful for my children.”

Linda B
Ruth’s House Assisted Living Resident


“I am thankful for the company. Everyone here is fantastic.”

Regina Retynsky
Ruth’s House Assisted Living Resident


“This Thanksgiving I am thankful to call Cohen Florence my home. I feel so blessed to be here with all of these amazing people.”

Ruth Curran
Cohen Florence Levine Estates Resident


“This Thanksgiving I am grateful to be spending the holiday with my family and friends. I am grateful for their health and the happiness and support they bring me each and every day.”

Kristen Donnelly
Executive Director
Cohen Florence Levine Estates/Florence & Chafetz Home for Specialized Care


“I am grateful for the residents and the joy they bring to our community; I am grateful for our families and their involvement at Kaplan; I am grateful for our team and the compassion and dedication they display in the care they provide; and I’m grateful for the love and encouragement of my family as they support me in the work that I do.”

Andrea Hillel
Executive Director
Harriett and Ralph Kaplan Estates


“I am thankful for my wonderful children and the care I am receiving here.”

Harriett and Ralph Kaplan Estates Resident


“This thanksgiving I am thankful for all healthcare employees from administration and nursing to housekeeping and kitchen staff. Everyone has come together and kept working to provide the best care possible through a pandemic and beyond. “

Dennis Kanarkiewicz
Director of Nursing
Brudnick Center for Living


“I am thankful for my daughter who challenges me and inspires me to be the best version of myself. I am grateful for the Katzman community- the incredibly compassionate and dedicated team at KCL, our residents, and their families. Wishing you all good health and happiness this Thanksgiving.”

Jill Turin
Executive Director
Katzman Family Center for Living


“I’m thankful for my kids and our health. I’m thankful to have a job with nice co-workers that get along and work as a team to provide care to our residents. Even though our jobs are stressful, I feel blessed that I wake up in the morning and enjoy going to work.”

Dylia A. LPN
Katzman Family Center for Living


“I have worked here for a long time. I’m thankful that this place feels like my home and that these people are my family.”

Maria C. CNA
Katzman Family Center for Living