WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s more than 250 staff members are all health care heroes, caring for the elderly. As a small token of gratitude, the West Orange/Livingston Chesed Committee arranged for Daughters’ staff to receive dinners to go, catered by Shimon Nissel of Shimtal Catering. The West Orange/Livingston Chesed Committee also catered […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Passover 2020 was celebrated at Daughters of Israel by residents with their own private seders. Residents received their own seder plates and haggadahs, along with a traditional Passover dinner, in their rooms. Rabbi Zvi Karpel conducted a pretaped video seder, which was televised in each room, enabling residents to follow along. […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Feb. 24, a large group of female residents at Daughters of Israel enjoyed “Glamour Day” with professional makeovers by Two Beauties. The women received a fun skincare and makeup educational demo, facial mask treatment and mini makeovers. The program was made possible by a grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel held its own pre-Oscars party Sunday, Feb. 9, for the home’s residents. One of the highlights was an Oscars trivia contest. Pictured is one of the contest winners, Dr. Morton Farber.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual “Dedication of Hands” ceremony at Daughters of Israel, led by Rabbi Zvi Karpel, helps staff members recharge for the new year. The ceremony, which is available to all staff on various days throughout the end of December, is a two-part ritual consisting of rinsing the hands with water and […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rosemane Charles, a certified nursing assistant at Daughters of Israel, recently received the LeadingAge NJ “Excellence in Care” Award. Charles was presented with the award at a Dec. 4 ceremony at the Boathouse at Mercer Lake.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel’s annual volunteer luncheon took place Nov. 20, honoring the many volunteers who assist throughout the home. Words of appreciation were shared by staff and volunteers, who all enjoyed a catered gourmet lunch. Following lunch, the volunteers received chair massages and spa-themed gifts in appreciation of their time and […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Girl Scouts Troop 20455 of West Caldwell, whose leaders include Daughters of Israel clinical nutrition manager Elena Mills, visited Daughters on Nov. 14. The residents and girls had a great time beading bracelets and participating in an art studio program.
WEST ORANGE, NJ — A group of sub-acute rehabilitation therapy clients at Daughters of Israel went to Hillcrest Farms on Oct. 24 to pick pumpkins and had loads of fun practicing their rehab skills in preparation for returning home to the community. Metro Transport, Daughters of Israel’s adult medical transportation services, brought the group, which […]
WEST ORANGE, NJ — Gardening is a favorite activity among residents at Daughters of Israel. From left are DOI staff members Byron Bridgett and Christopher Baines with resident Yetta Greenstein, picking Italian parsley, which she and other residents planted in the early summer. The parsley and other fresh herbs were incorporated into a beefsteak tomato […]