Here’s how we do it.

We focus on what keeps you well and what makes you happy. United Hebrew’s vibrant campus of comprehensive care offers an array of services to meet the needs of today’s seniors, from those who are living independently to those with advanced healthcare needs—and everyone in between.

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SKILLED NURSING

Our top-rated nursing home is recognized as among the best in the nation.

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SHORT TERM REHAB

We partner with Burke to give you world-class rehabilitation to get you on the road to recovery.

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ASSISTED LIVING

Enjoy a vibrant lifestyle, gracious living, and best-in-class amenities, with the supportive care you need.

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MEMORY CARE

A safe, caring, and enriching environment for those with mild, moderate, or advanced Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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HOME HEALTH CARE

Expert and compassionate care to help patients recover, enjoy healthier lives, and remain independent at home as long as possible.

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SENIOR HOUSING

An independent lifestyle for seniors who are income-qualified.

Top Stories

Protecting Your Elderly Loved Ones from Falls

Falls are a serious concern for seniors. Our physical therapy experts offer tips for helping your loved ones reduce their risk for falls. ...

Bruce Gordon’s Heartfelt Testimonial: “I can’t imagine a better staff — or a better place.”

Bruce Gordon, MD, toured ten facilities to find the organization best suited to his wife’s healthcare needs. His conclusion? “United Hebrew was the best.” ...

Joan Lunden to Keynote Our 100th Anniversary Gala November 6

We're thrilled to have legendary television personality Joan Lunden as our keynote speaker for our 100th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Join us! ...

Plan for Senior Care Before a Health Crisis Hits: Study

The aging process is inevitable. Yet, many older adults and their families are caught off guard when a health crisis occurs and there are no care plans in place....

United Hebrew and Feeding Westchester Team Up to Promote Senior Nutrition

Feeding Westchester's Senior Grocery” program brings a monthly delivery of fresh produce each month to over 90 residents of our Meadow Lane and Soundview Senior Apartments....

United Hebrew Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

In their new roles, De Lande Long and Gerspach will provide insights into the needs of the elderly, as well as serve as ambassadors of our organization, which serves as a resource for people seeking high-quality eldercare....

Heat Wave: Why Seniors are More at Risk for Heat Illness

For older adults, extreme heat can be dangerous. With temperatures soaring in the 90s and 100s, it is important to understand the effects of heat on the elderly and what precautions to take to prevent heat-related illnesses....

How to Slow or Prevent Memory Loss

Engaging in mentally stimulating activities is linked to a lower risk of developing mild cognitive impairment, often a precursor to Alzheimer’s and dementia, according to a new study. The more engaged people are, the less likely they are to develop memory and thinking issues....

Willow Gardens Memory Care Earns National Recognition for Quality Care

Willow Gardens is one of only four assisted living communities in New York State to receive the Bronze - Commitment to Quality Award this year. ...

New Nurse Call System Improves Quality of Resident Care

The new system brings an array of new functionality that helps United Hebrew provide the highest quality of resident care, while improving efficiency and workflow for staff. ...

Eleven Couples Renew Wedding Vows at ‘I Do, Take Two!’ Ceremony

Eleven couples, some of which have been married for more than 60 years, shared their longevity secrets at a festive vow renewal celebration organized by United Hebrew as part of its Centennial Year....

United Hebrew Honors Community Leaders at 8th Annual Community Service Awards Ceremony

Not only are their individual achievements remarkable, but collectively, their expertise benefits many individuals in our community. We are truly inspired....

Study: Older Americans Are Sitting Way Too Much, and Computers Are to Blame

Older adults (age 65 and older) are spending more time sitting now than they did in 2001, according to a new study. Because a sedentary lifestyle poses health risks, we aim to keep our seniors moving....

Evelyn Morales to Lead United Hebrew’s Highly Rated Home Health Division

Ms. Morales' leadership will help ensure our home health services remain a vital link in United Hebrew’s continuum of care....

United Hebrew Unveils New Centennial Art Exhibition

Designed to salute its residents, their families and the staff who care for them, a new exhibition "United for You" shines a light on the strong connections forged among the aged and their caretakers. Eighteen photographic works by award-winning photographer Enid Alvarez are featured....

An Hour a Week of Socialization Alleviates Dementia Symptoms

Conversation and socialization are critical for people with dementia. They stimulate the mind and help residents connect to each other, their caregivers, their families, and the world around them....

Look Who’s Cooking at United Hebrew!

The taste and smell of food can have powerful meaning for seniors. Cooking and eating trigger memories, strengthen connections with others, and provide cognitive and physical stimulation. And that’s a recipe for another enriching activity at United Hebrew!...

Kicking Off Our Centennial Year!

We kicked off our Centennial Celebration at our "Forever Young" 100th Birthday party, with a standing room only crowd of special guests, long-time supporters, friends, and residents. ...

True Colors: Seniors Find Beauty in the Artistic Process

Art therapy enhances the quality of life for many seniors in our care. For one of our assisted living residents, it also offered national recognition after her painting was selected for a national calendar. ...

Ready for Takeoff: How Frequent Communication Eases the Transition to Assisted Living

When it comes to making the transition to assisted living, think like a pilot. One must be in constant communication with air traffic control to ensure a smooth takeoff and successful landing. Here's how....

What Seniors Really Want for the Holidays

For older adults, time with close friends and family is precious. The holiday gift of your presence — rather than presents — may be the best gift you can give to your elderly loved one....

Add Life to Years, Not Years to Your Life! Says Jane Brody, NYTimes Columnist

At United Hebrew's annual meeting, NYT columnist Jane Brody said to live long, you must live well. Here are her tips on healthy aging. ...

United Hebrew Short-Term Rehab Earns Top Rating from US News & World Report

Our short-term rehabilitation center, staffed by Burke Rehabilitation therapists, earned the highest possible rating, placing us among the top 15 percent of facilities nationwide. ...

Willow Towers Sole NYS Assisted Living Residence to Earn 2018 National Bronze Quality Award

Willow Towers Assisted Living received the 2018 Bronze Quality Award from the American Health Care Association (ACHA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), a leading industry association for long-term and post-acute care....

Feeling the Squeeze? How to Cope When You’re Caught in the Sandwich Generation

Adult caregivers in the "Sandwich Generation" are suffering huge stress at a time in life when they hadn’t anticipated the additional burden. While the trend shows no signs of slowing, help is available....

Seven Ways to Stay Healthy in Your 70s and Beyond!

New research related to diet, exercise, mood and more shows that lifestyle choices still matter for seniors well into the later decades of our lives. ...

United Hebrew to Honor Four at 99th Anniversary Gala October 4

At our 99th Anniversary Gala on October 4, we will honor four individuals who have helped us to emerge as a leading and respected provider of senior care....

Study: 9 out of 10 Dementia Caregivers Suffer from Sleep Deprivation

Caring for a loved one with dementia can stressful, isolating, and overwhelming. It’s important for caregivers to find ways to take care of themselves so that they don’t burn out, or become patients themselves....

Tour a Nursing Home to Find the Best Fit for Your Loved One

For those who need medical care on an ongoing basis, a nursing home is often the best option. Taking a tour will help you find the best long-term care facility to meet your loved ones needs. ...

A Conversation with Elihu Rose: Jewish American Soldiers in WWII

On Wednesday, June 20, United Hebrew presents “A Conversation with Elihu Rose,” a discussion of the unique experiences of Jewish-American soldiers in World War II. The event is free but pre-registration is required....

‘Amazing Care’ Inspires Artist’s Donation to United Hebrew

A New York artist is donating 18 of her prized photographs to United Hebrew’s nursing home, where she hopes her work will lift the spirits of the residents, as her father-in-law’s once were....

United Hebrew Honors Three with Community Service Awards

We were honored to recognize three outstanding Westchester professionals for their commitment to improving the lives of others at United Hebrew's 7th Annual Community Service Awards....

Pet Therapy Helps Seniors Thrive at United Hebrew

Visits from Tinsley, a three-legged pet therapy dog, are designed to bring comfort, ease anxiety, increase social opportunities, and lift the spirits of our residents. ...

How to Avoid Three Scary Scams Targeting Seniors

Financial abuse scams cost seniors billions each year. Get tips on how to avoid them from former New Rochelle police detective, Michael Frenza, now Director of Security at United Hebrew. ...

Daily Routines Help When Caring for Those with Dementia

Providing structure for daily activities and keeping to a routine can reduce the agitation we often associate with dementia....

The Secret to a Long Life? Fun and Friends, Says United Hebrew Resident

Meet 96-year-old Addie Gassman, who says staying busy and getting involved is the key to a long and happy life. ...

How to Support Parents Who Find Love in Senior Living

Research shows that socially connected older adults live longer. When you support your parent's new relationship, you show that that you care and want her remain healthy and vibrant....

5 Tips for Seniors to Weather the Winter

Winter weather poses certain safety hazards for everyone, but especially for seniors. Here are five essential tips for surviving the season....

Second Knee Replacement Brings Rehab Patient Back to Burke at United Hebrew

After her second knee surgery, Jeanne Strouse chose the best short-term rehabilitation facility she knew: United Hebrew of New Rochelle. ...

Celebrating The Holidays With A Loved One In Nursing Or Assisted Living

There is no better way to brighten someone’s holiday than to show them they are loved and appreciated. Here's how you can help your loved ones have a joyous holiday....

Top 9 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

With a little creativity, and an understanding of the challenges your elderly loved one faces, you'll find a gift that does more than bring a smile – it might change a life. ...

United Hebrew Completes Major Assisted Living Renovations Project

We continue to invest in our facilities in order to meet the wide-ranging needs of today’s seniors....

Can You Travel Safely with a Loved One Who has Alzheimer’s Disease?

Good news: Traveling together with your loved one who has Alzheimer's or dementia is possible with careful planning. ...

United Hebrew Named One of America’s Best Extended Care Facilities

United Hebrew was named as one of top 825 best extended care facilities out of over 15,000 in the nation....

How Robotic Pets Bring Comfort to those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Robotic pets can help those with dementia feel comfort and a new sense of purpose. ...

United Hebrew Technology Director Honored by LeadingAge NY

The award recognizes the extraordinary dedication of staffs who have positively affected their organizations....

How Respiratory Care Helps Seniors Breathe Easier

Treatments, exercises, and education can help seniors breathe easier and lead longer, healthier lives....

How to Stay Socially Active as You Get Older

New research shows that social isolation can have a significant negative impact on our health. Here are six tips to help your or your loved one stay socially active....

Simple Tips to Help You Cope With Sundowning

When someone has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, agitation, confusion, and aggression are some of the most challenging behaviors for caregivers to handle. Here's what you can do. ...

At Willow Towers Assisted Living, Seniors Go ‘Back to School’

Lifelong learning helps build social connections and ward off isolation, which helps our seniors maintain their mental fitness and overall well-being. ...

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Award Winning Campus of Comprehensive Care.

We are proud to share here the recognitions and awards we have received from outside organizations, which validate that the care we provide is done in the best possible way.

Your Gift Makes A Difference

As a nonprofit healthcare organization, we depend on the community’s support to enhance the lives of our residents in as many ways as possible. Thanks to you, we can provide life-enriching activities, therapies, and programs that foster a meaningful lifestyle across our entire campus of comprehensive care. Because United Hebrew of New Rochelle is Section 501(c)3 nonprofit (federal number 13-1663975) your contribution is tax deductible.

We Look Forward To Hearing From You

The best way to understand the spectrum of care we provide is to visit! We welcome your visits to our campus. Contact us to learn more about our services, schedule a tour, or to speak with an eldercare specialist, who can help you find the care that’s right for you.

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