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Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan NJ

Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan NJ

We offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, respite, affordable housing, enriching programs, and on-site services for our residents.

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Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan NJ

We offer independent living, affordable housing, enriching programs, and on-site services for our residents.
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Articles : 44
Since : 16/02/2021
Category : Lifestyle

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Core Strength Exercises for Seniors

Core Strength Exercises for Seniors

Core strength exercises improve the fitness of the stomach, back, hips and pelvis. These muscles are important for improving balance and stability, as well as posture. For seniors, these exercises are a good way to help reduce risk of falls and make walking and other daily tasks much easier. Which, might we add, is key to retaining independence in
What To Do When Being A Caregiver Becomes Too Much

What To Do When Being A Caregiver Becomes Too Much

When your parents first start showing signs that they need support managing their day-to-day lives, family members sometimes choose to help out – becoming knowledgeable and competent caregivers. However, there often comes a point at which you can no longer keep up with the duties of a full-time caregiver, especially when managing your own family,
Dark Chocolate Recipe to Benefit Senior Health

Dark Chocolate Recipe to Benefit Senior Health

You have probably heard the age-old saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but has anyone ever told you that a sweet treat, like dark chocolate, could improve your health as well? Studies suggest that eating raw unprocessed cocoa, a natural rich source of flavanols, can positively increase energy levels, raise exercise stamina, and imp
When are Respite Services Needed?

When are Respite Services Needed?

Caregivers or children who are providing for senior parents, sometimes need the opportunity to take a break from the daily care of an elderly loved one. While respite care can be provided at home, there are many more benefits to having your loved one spend their respite stay in a senior living community. Especially if you and your loved one have al
How Assisted Living Enhances Your Quality of Life

How Assisted Living Enhances Your Quality of Life

Quality of life is one of the leading concerns for all of us as we age. While Desiderata may tell us to “Surrender gracefully, the things of youth…” frankly, we’d really rather not! Still, when mom or dad’s health needs are changing, medical issues become more complicated, and day-to-day tasks are becoming more challenging, you’ll likel
Kosher Beef Brisket Recipe: Perfect for the Holidays

Kosher Beef Brisket Recipe: Perfect for the Holidays

This kosher beef brisket is made for special occasions like Hanukkah (which by the way, is just around the corner). If you’re looking for a new dish to serve family during those eight crazy nights, look no further! The hardworking chefs at JCHC’s Lester Senior Living have perfected this delicious beef brisket recipe perfect for the upcoming hol
Simple and Effective Health Tips for Seniors

Simple and Effective Health Tips for Seniors

Staying healthy isn’t just about living longer, it’s about living better too. Keeping active as we age is directly linked to maintaining our quality of life, as well as fighting mental and physical conditions that could limit our abilities. Unfortunately, it can become more and more of a challenge as we get older with family responsibilities, m
How to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia which primarily affects the parts of the brain that control memory, resulting in progressive and permanent neurological damage. According to the CDC, the disease currently affects more than 5 million Americans today. While research continues to bring us closer to effective Alzheimer’s treatments , there
Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for Assisted Living

Mistakes to Avoid When Looking for Assisted Living

Selecting an assisted living community for your loved one is a challenging process. After all, it’s an important decision which places the care of mom or dad in the hands of people you do not know. Understandably, this is a major concern for a lot of children of senior parents. How do you know if you can trust an assisted living facility with you
Hearty Beef Stew Recipe for Hanukkah

Hearty Beef Stew Recipe for Hanukkah

We all can agree – there’s nothing that brings you back to life during the cold winter months like a good stew. If you’re in the mood for a wholesome beef stew recipe, perhaps even one you can serve your family during Hanukkah, the chefs at Lester Senior Living have just the right one for you. This kosher recipe is best made the day before if