The Clare and Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging at Jewish Home to Host Symposium on Positive Aging

(November 28, 2022 – ROCHESTER, NY) On Wednesday, November 30, The Clare and Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging at Jewish Home will launch its inaugural series, Let’s Talk Positive Aging, from 2:00 until 3:30 p.m. in the Sands Center located at Jewish Home of Rochester. The Clare and Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging at Jewish Senior Life strives to be the hub of knowledge and innovation to promote all aspects of positive aging—physical, social, emotional, and spiritual. The Institute encompasses programs that assist older adults, their children and their caregivers as they navigate the challenges of aging while maintaining a healthy, active life. The topic for this symposium will be age-friendly communities.

“Clare and Jerry Rotenberg’s vision for addressing healthy aging and meaningful living provides us with the opportunity to build upon Jewish Senior Life’s excellent reputation as the primary resource for age-related services in the greater Rochester region,” says Thomas McDade Clay, Executive Director at Jewish Home Foundation. He continues, “The Rotenberg Institute will be an essential community asset, providing the support and information necessary for healthy aging, while highlighting the broad array of services available to the community through Jewish Senior Life.”

Leanne Rorick, Director of Monroe County Aging Alliance, will be the keynote speaker at the event, followed by a panel discussion featuring Rorick and several experts from Jewish Senior Life: Daniel Mendelson, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Medical Services; Matt Berliner, PT, DPT, OCS, Manager, Outpatient Therapy; and Courtney Porray, RD, Director, The Clare and Jerry Rotenberg Institute on Aging. The event will conclude in the Jewish Home Learning Center with a 3 p.m. showcase of cutting-edge technology used in older adult care.

For more information, visit RotenbergInstituteOnAging.org or email: RotenbergInstitute@JewishSeniorLife.org.

About Jewish Senior Life:

Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Home is Rochester’s only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Guided by the values of honoring family and aging in place, Jewish Home offers all levels of care on a single campus, from independent living to skilled nursing care, along with a variety of programs and services for people living outside its campus.

Jewish Home has CARF International accreditation for high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® since 2020. Its affiliate, the Jewish Home, has been recognized as a Newsweek Best Nursing Homes 2022 and US News & World Report Best Nursing Home for Long Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation 2022-2023. For more information, visit www.jewishhomeroc.org or www.facebook.com/jewishseniorlife.




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