June 2019
Featured Member
Abramson Senior Care
(North Wales, PA)
We are very proud to announce our featured member for June.

To read the featured story,
Visit their website here.

Featured AJAS Business Partner 
J+J Flooring Group
(Dalton, GA)
Better Environments Equal Better Experiences
As one of the most abundant finishes in the built environment, flooring has great potential to improve residents' safety and well-being, positively impact caregiver productivity and help limit liability and costs for owners and operators.
The most common flooring-associated safety issue for seniors is falling.

Register for AJAS 2019 Summer Leadership Summit

AJAS 2019  
Summer Leadership Summit 
August 14-15, 2019 
Jewish Association on Aging
Pittsburgh, PA 
A visit to the Tree of Life Synagogue with a presentation by security expert Brad Orsini are among the highlights of the developing agenda.  

Kavod Winner of 2019 Colorado Top Workplaces Award
Kavod Senior Life
(Denver, CO)
Kavod Senior Life has been recognized with a 2019 Top Workplaces Award by The Denver Post. This annual contest measures employee satisfaction and results in a list of 100 of the state's top workplaces for the calendar year.
"We are delighted to receive this award," said Michael Klein, president and CEO of Kavod. "Our employees recognize our positive organizational culture, which then translates to optimal service for the older adults in our community."
Kavod employs nearly 100 full and part-time team members to provide housing and support services for adults age 62+. The organization has adopted the four core values of Commitment, Excellence, Compassion and Respect, which have been implemented, upheld and exemplified by staff members.
"Everyone wins when team members are appreciated and empowered to be involved in the mission," says Kavod's Director of Human Resources Christine Dewhurst.

Jewish Senior Services Certified as Great Place to Work 
Jewish Senior Services
(Bridgeport, CT)

 Great Place to Work Institute has honored Jewish Senior Services with certification as a Great Place to Work. The certification process considered more than 600 employee surveys from all disciplines. Great Place to Work, an independent research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of employee experience at work. These included employee pride in the organization's community impact, belief that their work makes a difference and feeling their work has special meaning. Rankings are based on employees' experiences, no matter who they are or what they do.
"Jewish Senior Services is unique in culture and I am so proud of all the employees whose contributions made this recognition of being a Great Place to Work possible", commented Andrew H. Banoff, President & CEO of Jewish Senior Services. "Their commitment to providing high quality care balanced with high quality of life has given us a reputation of excellence."
"We applaud Jewish Senior Services for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Dr. Jacquelyn Kung of Great Place to Work's senior care affiliate Activated Insights. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace for high performance."

West Point Reaches Milestone: 1,000th Jewish Student Graduates
Kline Galland
(Seattle, WA)

The 2019 graduating class at the U.S. Military Academy, better known as West Point, recently has been lauded as the most diverse in the academy's history. That diversity includes the 1000th Jewish cadet.

There are 12 Jewish cadets in this graduating class of nearly 1000 students. JB Cohen is one of them. He is the son of Jeff Cohen, CEO of Kline Galland.

Mazel tov to the Cohen family!