JESPY House receives large grant

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House, a nonprofit organization that enables adults with learning and developmental disabilities to lead independent lives, received a grant of $193,388 from The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey for its aging in place initiative. This new grant will help strengthen, expand and integrate services and supports for older adults with […]

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

Payne, Jasey discuss health care at JESPY House

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — JESPY House welcomed U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. and Assemblywoman Mila M. Jasey on Monday, May 8, to discuss imminent N.J. health care changes, housing and other critical issues. One hundred constituents and voters from the JESPY community and surrounding areas listened to Payne and Jasey’s positions on the issues, […]

DOI recognizes its volunteers at annual luncheon

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Daughters of Israel held its annual volunteer recognition luncheon on April 19, recognizing 75 volunteers who dedicate their time to various areas throughout the home. South Orange President Sheena Collum addressed the attendees on the importance of volunteerism and her particular affinity for seniors. The attendees also enjoyed a delectable luncheon […]

JESPY House names Audrey Winkler as new executive director

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The JESPY House board of trustees announced Aug. 18 that Audrey Winkler has been unanimously selected to serve as the South Orange organization’s executive director. Winkler had been serving as the organization’s interim executive director since Ed Spauster resigned from the position in June. Until her appointment as interim executive director, […]