News releases

  • Nursing home at center of coronavirus deaths spurs precautions across U.S.
    Posted on March 10, 2020
    Dr. Noah Marco, chief medical officer of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, was in a meeting with facility leadership on Wednesday when the federal guidance for facilities to concerning the Coronavirus landed in his email. “And I said, ‘Hey, guess what I just got.’ And we immediately started our planning process.”<
  • Coronavirus: nursing homes across U.S. scramble to increase safety protocols
    Posted on March 10, 2020
    From NBC Nightly News: Millions of Americans live in nursing homes and long-term care facilities, and given the devastating effect the coronavirus has had on one Seattle-area nursing home, many are questioning whether the facilities are fully prepared for the outbreak. Dr, Noah Marco is interviewed. Watch below.
  • An important message on the Coronavirus from Dr. Marco
    Posted on March 6, 2020
    On March 4, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced “Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus.” CMS announced several actions aimed at limiting the spread of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Specifically, CMS issued a call to action to health care providers across the country to ensure they are implementing their infection control procedures. The LAJH has answered that call. We are maintaining and supplementing our infection control procedures.

    Our priority remains the protection from harm of the most vulnerable members of our community.

  • Los Angeles Jewish Home Announces the Brandman Research Institute to Develop Innovative Protocols for Enhanced Senior Care
    Posted on April 3, 2019
    RESEDA, CA – March 11, 2019) The Los Angeles Jewish Home (LAJH), one of the largest providers of senior healthcare services in Los Angeles, announced the opening of the Brandman Research Institute (BRI), a center for research into best practices for geriatric health issues. An interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals share a goal: to develop new standards and best-models of care for older adults.
  • Amandeep Kaur Named Director of Annenberg School of Nursing at The Los Angeles Jewish Home
    Posted on December 12, 2018
    The Los Angeles Jewish Home’s Annenberg School of Nursing (ASN) has named a new director to advance its mission and strengthen its award-winning academic programs. Amandeep Kaur, MSN/Ed, RN, PHN, who previously served as the school’s assistant director, was recently elevated to the post, from which she will oversee one of the nation’s premier educational destinations for vocational nurses, nursing assistants, and home health aides.
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home CEO-President Elected as Next Chair of Leading Age California
    Posted on June 20, 2018
    Molly Forrest, Chief Executive Officer-President of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, has been selected as chair-elect of LeadingAge California, the state's top advocacy group for nonprofit senior living and care. Her two-year term begins July 1, 2018.
  • Entertainment Industry Executive Assumes Role as Board Chair of Los Angeles Jewish Home
    Posted on June 9, 2018
    Andrew Berman, an entertainment industry veteran with over 35 years of experience in global sales, marketing, and content acquisition, has assumed a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Jewish Home. His new role began on July 1, 2018.
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home Honors 39 Centenarians at Birthday Celebration on National Centenarians Day
    Posted on September 26, 2016
    Reseda, CA – September 26, 2016 -- The Los Angeles Jewish Home hosted a special celebration to recognize its 39 residents who turned 100 years of age or more this year in observance of National Centenarians Day. The residents, their families and friends, along with special guests, were treated to a celebratory lunch, a gorgeous birthday cake, music and other festivities.
  • Molly Forrest Honored with “Pioneer Women Award” by Los Angeles Commission on the Status Of Women
    Posted on March 27, 2015
    Molly Forrest, CEO-President of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, has been honored with the “Pioneer Women Award” by the Los Angeles Commission on the Status of Women.
  • Valentine’s Day Dating Advice From Those Who Know – Seniors at the Los Angeles Jewish Home
    Posted on February 4, 2015
    Just in time for Valentine’s Day, residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, one of the largest providers of senior care in Los Angeles, offer a wealth of dating tips in a new YouTube video.
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home Annual Golf Fundraiser Re-Named the Bill Belzberg Memorial Longest Day of Go
    Posted on June 11, 2014
    The Los Angeles Jewish Home’s annual “Longest Day of Golf” fundraising event has been renamed “The Bill Belzberg Memorial Longest Day of Golf Benefitting the Los Angeles Jewish Home.” The 17th annual golfing event will take place on Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Rd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364, starting at 6:00 a.m. and wrapping up at sundown.
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home CEO-President Molly Forrest Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree from American
    Posted on May 21, 2014
    Los Angeles Jewish Home CEO-President Molly Forrest was awarded the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, from American Jewish University (AJU) at commencement ceremonies held Sunday, May 18, 2014.
  • Los Angeles Jewish Home Residents Prove Love Is Ageless
    Posted on February 5, 2014
    Sweetheart's Day at the Los Angeles Jewish Home, one of the largest senior healthcare providers in the U.S., clearly demonstrates how falling in love and the desire for intimacy is ageless. Residents Jerri and Ray, Ira and Jeanette, and Tess and Arthur, senior citizens well into their 80s and 90s, found their late-in-life partners at the Jewish Home in Reseda, CA, a suburb of Los Angeles.
  • 75th Anniversary Year of Ill-Fated SS St. Louis Voyage to be Commemorated with West Coast Premiere
    Posted on January 17, 2014
    Marking the 75th anniversary year of the ill-fated SS St. Louis voyage, and the annual U.N. International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home will perform “The Trial of Franklin D. Roosevelt,” a play that debates the controversial policies of FDR’s administration relating to the plight of Jewish refugees.

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