November 2017
Featured Member
Weinberg Village
(Tampa, FL)

We are very proud to announce our featured member for November.

To read the featured story,
Visit the Weinberg Village website here.

Featured AJAS Business Partner
CareTech/ PrimeSource GPO
(Troy, MI)
Hurricanes, ice storms and blizzards are becoming commonplace across the globe. These natural disasters wreak havoc on communities, lives and homes. Our elderly are left especially vulnerable as this past hurricane season has sadly highlighted.

AJAS 2018 Conference Reminders


Conference Registration 
Opened November 1
Early Bird Ends January 5, 2018.


Jewish Senior Life Opens New Greenhouse Project Homes
Jewish Senior Life
(Rochester, NY)
Jewish Senior Life recently  announced the opening of nine new long-term care homes on its campus, a key milestone in its ongoing $83 million campus transformation project.  
Long-time Executive Gary Weiss Retires
Heritage Manor
(Youngstown, OH)
Gary Weiss, Heritage Manor's executive director for nearly 40 years, retired in style in October. He has been passionately committed to Heritage Manor since 1976, and has served as an advocate for the elderly in Youngstown, Ohio. Gary's knowledge and experience culminated in the creation of many programs and services to meet the needs of elders.  
Melissa Orth Named President/CEO of  
The Legacy Senior Communities
The Legacy Senior Communities
(Plano, TX) 
The Legacy Senior Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Orth as president and CEO of The Legacy Senior Communities.The not-for-profit organization is the parent company of The Legacy Willow Bend, the only life care retirement community in Plano; The Legacy at Home, a home health agency; and The Legacy Midtown Park, a rental continuing care retirement community under development in Dallas. Marc R. Stanley, chair of the Board of Trustees of The Legacy Senior Communities, made the announcement. Orth's appointment is the result of a nationwide search and involved feedback from the search committee, executive committee, board, employees and other members of the Dallas Jewish community. For the past 17 years, Orth served as the chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Greenhill School.
Farber Tapped as New President/CEO
The New Jewish Home
(New York, NY) 
Jeffrey Farber, currently senior vice president and chief medical officer for population health at the Mount Sinai Health System has been tapped to be the next president/CEO of The New Jewish Home. Farber has significant administrative experience and management experience, remains an active clinician, researcher, author and speaker and is passionate about elder care.
 
Ovation Named UWM's 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year
Ovation Sarah Chudnow
(Mequon, WI)
Ovation Communities has been named University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Corporate Partner of the Year in recognition of the establishment of a Research Professor in Aging Position staffed by Dr. Christine Kovach from the school of nursing. 
 
Celebrating Revitz House Renovations
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
(Rockville, MD)
On Sept. 12, residents, board members and Charles E. Smith Life Communities' team members gathered to mark the dedication and grand opening of the new first level of Revitz House. The project included the redesign of the living room, cafĂ© and administrative offices along with a new mailroom and the creation of two activity centers.