February 2017
Featured Member
Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly
(Brighton, MA)
We are very proud to announce that our Featured Member for the month of February is: Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly.

To read the featured story,
Visit their website here.

Featured AJAS Business Partner
Sage Age Strategies
(Montoursville, PA)

Is your senior living organization consistently achieving your occupancy and profitability goals? Are you taking full advantage of market niches that serve older adults' needs and are also profitable? Is your program and service configuration today the optimal mix for tomorrow?
Or, as Sage Age Strategies President, Executive Consultant and founder, Faith Ott, asks, " How do you measure success?Could you be doing even better? Do you keep a finger on the pulse of your residents, families and team members? Do you have an achievable vision for the future?"
Just as important as optimizing your current performance is having a clear plan for sustaining your success into the future.
2017 Conference Registration is Now Open!
Early Bird Pricing Ends on February 28th
Click here to register
New $1 Million 'Center for Healthy Living' to Open in DeWitt

Menorah Park of Central New York
(Syracuse, NY)
A new $1 million "Center for Healthy Living" is scheduled to open in mid-March at Menorah Park of Central New York in DeWitt. The center is designed to serve the aging Central New York population with a variety of services when it opens on the Menorah Park campus at at 4101 E. Genesee St. The center will be located within the 144,000-square-foot Jewish Health and Rehabilitation Center at Menorah Park.

A rendering of the new bistro at the Center for Healthy Living at
Menorah Park.

Charles E. Smith Life Communities Announces
Bruce J. Lederman as President and CEO
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
(Rockville, MD)
Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC) announced Bruce J. Lederman as President and Chief Executive Officer. Lederman succeeds Warren R. Slavin, who retired and remains with the organization as CEO Emeritus.
Aviva Sets Wheels in Motion on Leadership Transition
Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life
(Sarasota, FL)
Aviva: A Campus for Senior Life, Sarasota's Only Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Rental Community has appointed Jay Solomon as interim Chief Executive Officer as Heidi Brown takes the helm as Chief Executive Officer for Jewish Family and Children Service of the Suncoast ( JFCS).   

Health Center Renovation at Beth Sholom
Beth Sholom Lifecare Community
(Richmond, VA)
Beth Sholom Lifecare Community began the implementation of the renovation of the Health Center in February of 2016. There are 5 phases to the renovation project. It's expected that the entire project will be finished by the end of 2017.

Governor's Panel on Excellence in Long-Term Care Awards Consecutive Gold Seal since 2009 to MorseLife Health System
MorseLife, Inc.
(West Palm Beach, FL)
In its renewal application, MorseLife Health System continues to maintain its Gold Seal Award from the State of Florida, The Governor's Panel on Excellence in Long-Term Care. The nonprofit senior care continuum has achieved this honor annually since 2009, reflecting the level of care provided in its 190-bed long-term care residence, Morse Health Center, and its 120-bed short-term rehabilitation residence, the Sondra and David S. Mack Pavilion.