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Helping a Parent Transition to Independent Living

Deciding to leave your family home and transition to an independent living community is a big adjustment. Not only can it be emotional for your senior loved one, but there also is the challenge of downsizing from a big home filled with years worth of belongings to more conservative apartment living. No matter the circumstances, it’s going to take time for mom or dad to realize this move is in...

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Growing Older and Feeling Great

Growing older doesn’t have to be hard, in fact growing older can come with the best years of your life! There are small changes you can make now that could really benefit your health in the future. These healthy lifestyle habits will also ensure you stay independent for much longer, whether you’re living at home or in a senior community. Adopting just a few of the tips our independent living...

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What Does It Mean To Offer Care “In The Jewish Tradition?”

While JCHC is an organization founded to help Jewish seniors in the North Jersey area, that doesn’t mean we don’t want to help everyone. It turns out that living in a residence operating in a Jewish tradition is actually a philosophy that benefits everyone, and restricts no one regardless of religion, race, creed, age, or social status.

At JCHC We believe that nurturing mind,...

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5 Tips to Improve Senior Joint Health

One of the biggest health challenges facing seniors today is keeping bones and joints healthy and strong. Unfortunately, as we get older the cartilage that cushions your joints wear down, eventually leading to inflammation and pain. However, there are a few things you can do to help relieve this pain and protect your joints from more wear-and-tear. Our dedicated staff members at Lester...

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Senior Health: How to Reduce Stress

Someone once said, “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another,” – which couldn’t be more true. We have the power to take control of our stress and redirect the energy into something more positive. Stress that goes unmanaged has a detrimental effect on our well-being. Especially for older adults, it significantly increases the risk of anxiety,...

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