Seinfeld and Aging: What popular culture can teach us about caring for older adults

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Jewish Senior Services® is proud to present the fourth annual Joel and Lois Coleman Lecture, “Seinfeld and Aging: What Popular Culture Can Teach Us About Caring for Older Adults.” Wednesday May 28 at 7:30 PM at The Jewish Home, 175 Jefferson Street, Fairfield, CT. This engaging and informative lecture is open to the public and free of charge.  Dr. Mark Lachs, a highly regarded physician, teacher, scholar, and researcher in the  field of geriatrics and gerontology will be this year’s guest speaker. A prominent speaker  on the topics of the frail and disenfranchised elderly, elder abuse, medical ethics and  health care […]
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Posted on 22, April 2014

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Women’s Auxiliary Luncheon Features Mentalist Oz Pearlman

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The Women’s Auxiliary of Jewish Senior Services® is pleased to announce that its Annual Spring Luncheon and Boutique will take place on Monday, May 5, 2014, at The Waterview in Monroe, CT. Mentalist and magician, Oz Pearlman, will be the featured entertainer. Oz has been dazzling audiences with his world-class sleight of hand and mind reading abilities for over two decades. More than 300 guests are expected to attend. Peri Cook of Trumbull and Jodi Mantell of Fairfield are the co-chairs of this event. “We are thrilled to have Oz join us at the Luncheon. You may recognize him from […]
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Posted on 21, April 2014

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The Jewish Home Named to 2014 Best Nursing Homes

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Fairfield – The Jewish Home in Fairfield has been named one of the Best Nursing Homes in the U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Homes Rankings for 2014.   According to the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), about 60 percent of individuals over 65 years old will require some type of long term care services during their lifetime.  More than 40 percent will receive care in a nursing home at some point. To create Best Nursing Homes 2014, U.S. News & World Report drew on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers […]
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Posted on 31, March 2014

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Adult Day Program Tours

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Grasmere by the Sea Adult Day Program located at One Post Road, Fairfield will now also be conducting tours in the evenings and on Saturdays by appointment. Tours are always available during center hours from 7:30 am-5 pm daily. Tours and information sessions are available from 5-7pm Mon-Fri and Saturdays from 8am-noon. Appointments are needed and can be made by contacting the center at adultday@jseniors.org or calling 203-365-6470.  ABOUT GRASMERE BY THE SEA ADULT DAY PROGRAM The four specially equipped vans transport seniors from Bridgeport,Easton, Trumbull, Stratford, Southport,Fairfield, and parts of Westport and Shelton to participate in the wide variety of […]
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Posted on 25, March 2014

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Park Avenue Property Purchased

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Jewish Senior Services will relocate to new location in Bridgeport By Fairfield Sun on March 21, 2014 in Features, Lead News, News, News Highlights · 0 Comments  Jewish Senior Services has purchased property in Bridgeport for its new campus. Shown are standing: attorney Mark Kirsch; Karen Ferleger, chairperson, UJA/Federation of Easter Fairfield County; Roger Sliby, Chief Financial Officer, Jewish Senior Services; and attorney Regina Flaherty.  Sitting on left Stephen R. Wendell, president & CEO, UJA/Federation of Eastern Fairfield County; Andrew H. Banoff, President & CEO, Jewish Senior Services.  Jewish Senior Services has purchased property in Bridgeport for its new campus. Shown, from left, are (sitting) Andrew H. Banoff, […]
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Posted on 24, March 2014

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