The new RWJF grant enables The Green House Project to continue its transformative work in long term care. Collaboration with visionary organizations, including many AJAS members, has demonstrated what is possible in long term care, and this grant marks a new chapter of evolution. With full acquisition of the trademark and intellectual property, The Green House Project is poised to make an even greater impact on the field, with ongoing innovation of the model like Best Life memory care, short term rehab and PACE.
Hebrew SeniorLife Names Gary Epstein-Lubow, M.D. to Lead Organization's Clinical Programs in Alzheimer's
Disease and Memory Care
Hebrew SeniorLife (Boston, MA)
Lou Woolf, President and CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife in Boston has announced the director for their new center of excellence for Alzheimer's disease and memory care. Dr. Gary Epstein-Lubow comes from Butler Hospital and Brown University in Providence, and will be joining Hebrew SeniorLife in September. He'll be working with current leadership to build a comprehensive center of research, teaching, and care for individuals and family members affected by Alzheimer's disease-both at HSL and in the broader community. We look forward to sharing more about this initiative with the AJAS membership.
Nursing Care Workers Protest Threat to Medicaid Funding
Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Commack, NY)
Employees at Gurwin Jewish Nursing Center in Commack signed petitions urging local congressional representatives, including Rep. Lee Zeldin and Rep. Peter King, to reconsider their stance on such measures. Both supported the House health care bill known as the American Health Care Act.
The 2018 Sims Conference will be held at the stunning four-diamond Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. Resort amenities and facilities include a 10,000 square foot European style spa and fitness facilities, formal pool with private cabanas, heated family pool with waterslide and an 850-foot lazy river.