For Adele Levy Gore, a former working artist diagnosed with early onset dementia, painting helps her connect to her previous life and keep her passions alive.
Few people have left a legacy at United Hebrew like Michael Rozen. He was one of our greatest champions and he dedicated countless volunteer hours to further our mission. He helped make possible access to expert and compassionate care for thousands of people, no matter their age or stage in life. When we lost Michael last year, we lost a principled leader and a treasured friend.
We marked a significant milestone in the fight against the devastating coronavirus pandemic as we administered the first COVID-19 vaccines to our nursing home residents and staff.
Malcolm H. Lazarus, and his wife, Patricia Lazarus, have made a major gift to endow Willow Gardens Memory Care, Westchester’s first assisted living residence dedicated exclusively to Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
United Hebrew is participating in Project ECHO, an innovative pilot program to help nursing home administrators and frontline staff combat the spread of COVID-19.
The upgrades give Westchester residents access to cutting edge-therapy services in a safe, modern, home-like environment, at a center recently ranked as one of the nation’s best.
With social distancing and other rules in play, our Alzheimer’s caregiver support group has moved to Zoom, enabling the delivery of the same resources to an even wider network of family members and caregivers.
We are so pleased to announce that Rosemary McLaughlin has been named as the chair of our board of directors. She is the first woman chair to hold the position in our 100+ year history.