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  • Nursing Home Bills Are Swamping Medicaid
    The high cost of long-term care is a growing problem for this government program. Donna Nickerson spent her last working years as the activity and social services director at a Turlock, Calif., nursing home. But when she developed Alzheimer’s disease and needed that kind of care herself, she and her husband couldn’t afford it: a bed at a nearby home cost several thousand dollars a month. Read more ›
    Author: Barbara Feder Ostrov and Anna Gorman  ·  Publication: Money Magazine  ·  Date: July 29, 2016
  • Dispelling myths about hospice care
    Although hospice and death are inextricably linked in many people’s minds, hospice experts insist that it is life — not death — on which their work centers. Specifically, the goal of hospice is to improve a patient’s quality of life, even though, and especially when, that life is nearing its end. Hospice care has been available in the United States for nearly half a century, yet there are still many misconceptions about what it entails. We’ve checked in with several local experts to address some of the most common fallacies and fears about hospice. Read more ›
    Author: Lakshna Mehta  ·  Publication: Jewish Journal  ·  Date: July 21, 2016
  • Pharmacists onsite at Jewish Home’s skilled nursing facility provide immediate care
    In hospitals and health systems across the country, pharmacists are becoming increasingly integrated into patient care by rounding with medical teams, providing medication counseling at various points along the transitions-of-care continuum, and developing strong inpatient−outpatient collaborations. The Los Angeles Jewish Home has taken an innovative approach to improving patient care by building an onsite pharmacy located within its skilled nursing facility. Read more ›
    Author: Amy K. Erickson, MA  ·  Publication: Pharmacy Today  ·  Date: February 1, 2015
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home holds 'World’s Largest Mother’s Day Celebration'
    RESEDA >> Up to five generations of mothers and their offspring celebrated life, love and "nachas" — a Yiddish term for pride and joy — during the Los Angeles Jewish Home's 20th annual "World’s Largest Mother's Day Celebration" on Sunday. Read more ›
    Author: Brenda Gazzar  ·  Publication: Los Angeles Daily News  ·  Date: May 11, 2014
  • Calif. Home for Older Adults Gets $15-Million From Clients' Daughter
    How much: $15-million. Who got it: Los Angeles Jewish Home. Who gave it: Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer, president of Ben B. Eisenberg Properties, a real-estate management firm in Los Angeles. Read more ›
    Author: Caroline Bermudez  ·  Publication: The Chronicle of Philanthropy  ·  Date: April 9, 2014
  • A Flood of Memories for Holocaust Survivors
    A play about a ship of Jewish refugees turned away by FDR in 1939 and returned to Europe, where many passengers would die in the Holocaust, brings back tamped-down memories at the L.A. Jewish Home. Read more ›
    Author: Nita Lelyveld  ·  Publication: Los Angeles Times  ·  Date: February 2, 2014

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