November 2018
Featured Member
The New Jewish Home
(New York, NY)
We are very proud to announce our featured member for November.

To read the featured story,
Visit their website here.

Featured AJAS Business Partner 
(Louisville, KY)

There's much debate on the cost, value - and risks - associated with outsourcing rehab therapy operations. With increased regulatory risk - now driven by the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) Final Rule - pressures on providers are increasing. Now is the time to seriously weigh your options about outsourcing.

Register for the 2019 AJAS Conference 
Plans for the 2019 AJAS annual conference are well under way. The conference is March 31-April 3 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, CA.  
Conference Registration opens Dec. 3  
For more information, contact Joni Lucas at

Annual AJAS LeadingAge Reception Highlight of Conference 
Professionals throughout the eldercare field mixed and mingled during the annual AJAS reception October 29 during the LeadingAge conference in Philadelphia.

See more photos from the AJAS reception at

Reingold Receives LeadingAge's Top Honor    
RiverSpring Health
(Riverdale, NY)
AJAS Board Chair Dan Reingold, CEO of RiverSpring Health, accepted the 2018 LeadingAge Award of Honor October 28 in Philadelphia.  
We are honored to have Dan as a part of the AJAS family, and wish him a hearty yasher koach on receiving this prestigious award.  
Here is a video of Dan receiving his award at the LeadingAge conference on October 28 in Philadelphia.

Connecticut LeadingAge Recognizes AJAS Leader
Jewish Senior Services
(Bridgeport, CT)

Andrew Banoff, president and CEO of Jewish Senior Services in Bridgeport, CT, received LeadingAge Connecticut's Spirit of Innovation Award last month.  
Banoff, who is the incoming board chair of AJAS, was recognized for his leadership transforming his community into an integrated senior living continuum of care providing seniors and their families with a wide array of services.  

Gurwin Among Top-Rated Workplaces
Gurwin Jewish Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
(Commack, NY)
Gurwin Jewish's Fay J. Lindner Residences topped the first Best Workplaces in Aging Services list published by Fortune magazine in September.

The survey analyzed results from more than 162,000 employees working in  many aspects of the eldercare industry.  
To read the full article, please click here.  
New Name for JCHE 
2Life Communities
(Brighton, MA)

The Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly officially changed its name October 14, 2018, during its annual gala in Brighton, MA. Now known as 2Life Communities, the organization retains its Jewish values and identity.

2Life Communities embodies the central tenet of l'chaim, celebrating life and captures enthusiasm around the second phase of life and its possibilities, according to a press release.

Visit the 2Life Communities' website at
and social media handles @lifeat2life.


LCS Webinar Examines Post-Acute Care Strategies 
The post-acute sector is an ever-changing world of regulation, reimbursement, and governmental oversight, and it is arguably the most significant part of the health care continuum for older adults. Are you taking an active role in the post-acute evolution?
If you are curious, sign-up for the free webinar The Future of Post-Acute Care in Senior Living and join us Friday, November 16, 1 p.m. CST.

Successful Aging Subject of New Book
A new book by former LeadingAge CEO Larry Minnix has been released. Hallowed Ground speaks to stories of successful aging. It's sure to be a wonderful read!

To learn more about the book, click here.