KING DAVID CENTER WELCOMES RABBI BORUCH GOLDSTEIN
The King David Center is pleased to welcome Rabbi Boruch Goldstein as the facility’s new Rav. Rabbi Goldstein, Mora D’asra of the congregation K’hal Ner Lemeyah, of Marine Park, was formally introduced at an outdoor ceremony, and he emphasized to the crowd the importance of living every day to the fullest, no matter one’s age or physical condition.
Rabbi Goldstein will do his part to make it so, by providing spiritual guidance for each and every Jewish resident of the newly renovated King David Center.
September BLUE CARPET FAREWELLS
We are delighted to share our September Blue Carpet Farewells! We wish the residents well and thank our amazing staff for their dedication and hard work.
REHAB WEEK 2020
King David Center and Linden Center both celebrated National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, saluting their respective rehab teams for their tireless work, each and every day.
Observed every September since 1976, National Rehabilitation Awareness Week serves as an acknowledgement to those in a profession that Forbes once ranked among the “happiest jobs” in the U.S.
Thank you for everything you do. You make us all happy too!
ARTS AND CRAFTS DAY AT HAMILTON PARK!
Hamilton Park residents showed off their artwork to our staff, having reaped the benefits of an activity that has been associated with seniors’ pain relief, stress reduction, improved cognitive abilities, lowered blood pressure — and lots of fun!
Residents enjoyed a number of crafts including origami, card-making, drawing and coloring.
Zoom Art Therapy at Linden Center
Linden Center residents had so much fun with their Zoom Art Therapy, where they had the opportunity to get creative and let their inner Picasso shine.
Grandparents Day at Crown Heights Center
Lions Clubs International sent cards and gifts to Crown Heights residents in celebration of Grandparents Day to share a little extra love and appreciation on this special day.
How Seniors Can Minimize Falls
Joel Landau, chairman and founder of The Allure Group, wrote in Senior Lifestyle Magazine about the steps older people can take to minimize falls, which are an ever-present danger for those 65 and older.
Among the steps he suggested were taking up Tai Chi, being aware of medication use and doing a safety assessment of one’s surroundings.
Why Telemedicine is a Priority
Melissa Powell, COO of The Allure Group, penned a piece for McKnight’s Senior Living in which she discussed the increasing necessity of telemedicine — not only because of the coronavirus pandemic, but because there are vast areas of the U.S. underserved by the healthcare industry.
The Allure Group makes use of a telemedicine platform known as Telehealth Solutions, and recently partnered with Vis a Vis Health on a telemedicine solution that affords easy interaction between recently discharged patients and clinicians.