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Family Caregivers: 6 Tips for a Healthy, Balanced Life in Your 60s

Did you know that the average age of a family caregiver to a sick or elderly loved one over age 65 is 63 years old? This group of Boomer-generation caregivers is also predominantly female (more than 70%) and finding themselves with fewer familial resources and opportunities to refuel physically and mentally. “This is a relatively… Continue reading Family Caregivers: 6 Tips for a Healthy, Balanced Life in Your 60s

8 Great Gift Ideas for Senior Loved Ones on Your List

Gift giving is a great pleasure for many of us. When shopping for elderly loved ones, however, you may find yourself challenged. After all, they’ve had a lifetime of gifts and may not need much. What’s more, if your loved one lives in an apartment, assisted living facility, or long-term care residence, they may have… Continue reading 8 Great Gift Ideas for Senior Loved Ones on Your List

Larchmont Manor Park: A Seasonal Perspective

Photographer’s Therapeutic Strolls Give Rise to Abundant Creativity and New Photo Exhibition at Willow Towers When practical matters give way to artistic inspiration, who can really say what forces are at play? For Larchmont photographer Thomas Gerspach, an aching back and long therapeutic walks to a nearby park inspired a stunning collection of more than… Continue reading Larchmont Manor Park: A Seasonal Perspective

The COVID Booster and Flu Vaccine: Your Best Shot(s) for Good Health

United Hebrew’s Medical Director Shares What You Need to Know Late summer and early fall signal the transition to crisp weather, pumpkin spice lattes and… flu shots. In fact, according to the CDC, as of September 24th, 91.2 million doses of flu vaccine have been distributed in the U.S. for the 2022-23 season. Complicating things this year is the realization that… Continue reading The COVID Booster and Flu Vaccine: Your Best Shot(s) for Good Health

United Hebrew of New Rochelle Ranked Among Newsweek’s ‘2023 America’s Best Nursing Homes’

For families searching for excellent skilled nursing care, positive ratings are valuable tools when reviewing options for care. So it is welcome news that United Hebrew of New Rochelle has been ranked by Newsweek among the nation’s best. Of the nearly 12,000 nursing homes evaluated, only 475 made the magazine’s list of “2023 Best Nursing Homes.” It’s… Continue reading United Hebrew of New Rochelle Ranked Among Newsweek’s ‘2023 America’s Best Nursing Homes’

Willow Gardens Memory Care Expands With New Wing

With the number of people in Westchester County diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia climbing each year, the need for high-quality memory care services in our region is acute. We’re thrilled to announce that we have expanded our memory care facility to help meet ongoing demand, with 17 new additional private beds opening at Willow Gardens… Continue reading Willow Gardens Memory Care Expands With New Wing

Meet Lizzie: This Small-Town Southern Gal is No Shrinking Violet

Lizzie King is a long-time resident of United Hebrew of New Rochelle whose story began in a small-town in Tennessee. After moving to the big city of Nashville with her family, she graduated from high school, met her first husband, and had her first son, Elmo. After graduation, she started night school while raising her… Continue reading Meet Lizzie: This Small-Town Southern Gal is No Shrinking Violet

Shirley Truman-Smith Joins UH Board of Directors

Shirley Truman-Smith has been appointed to United Hebrew’s Board of Directors! Truman-Smith is the founder and former CEO of Therapy Resources of New York. In her new role, Truman-Smith will help to ensure United Hebrew’s vitality as leading senior care provider that is meeting the needs of Westchester’s aging population. The insights gained from her… Continue reading Shirley Truman-Smith Joins UH Board of Directors

Lace Knitting With Love: United Hebrew Resident Creates Winning Artwork 

An intricately woven series of rainbow-colored knots and loops designed and knitted by a United Hebrew of New Rochelle resident has earned a spot in a statewide competitive art exhibition.  Bianca Padula’s artwork, titled “Chiaccierino,” was selected as a winner from over 200 artworks submitted by residents, staff, and volunteers affiliated with LeadingAge New York,… Continue reading Lace Knitting With Love: United Hebrew Resident Creates Winning Artwork