Read it and Reap"
a monthly book recommendation from Don
"A Portrait of Jewish Americans"
  Pew Research 
Friends and Colleagues..while this month's read is not a book, per se, it is a very powerful report that discusses the "Jewishness" in the country today.
I am sure some of you have seen this.
It is an extremely interesting report.
The link is to a 12 page synopsis of the full report. I believe we may be having further discussion on this report at our roundtable discussions in Jacksonville this spring.
Please feel free to share with your staff. 


"The GPO - In The Know" 
The Prime Source GPO Advantage

Thursday, January 16th 1:00 EST
Sponsored and Presented by the Caretech Group

Prime Source is a GPO exclusively serving the long term care industry including some of our current members. A new sponsor with AJAS, this team is aligned with multiple GPO's as well as offering exclusive contracts, creating customized solutions that can significantly lower operating costs. Prime Source GPO is affiliated with the Caretech Group, an innovative supply chain manager using data driven analytical software tools to help manage your complete procurement needs as an outsourced solution.

As responsible practitioners, looking for ways to minimize our expenses while doing so in a way that is invisible to our elders is most critical in these turbulent times.  


(register before January 31st for early bird pricing)

Charles E. Smith Life Communities Cohen-Rosen House
 Wins Architectural Award

The newest residence on the Charles E. Smith Life Communities campus in Rockville, Maryland, Cohen-Rosen House, is receiving recognition and awards for innovation in design for memory care. The design team for the  assisted living residence includes architect THW Design, and, THW Interiors. THW is a proud business partner of our Association.  



Village Shalom: People of the Books



Lifelong learning - a hallmark of Jewish culture - is a staple of life at Village Shalom in Overland Park, Kansas. Under the leadership of Matt Lewis, President and CEO, the community continues to win awards for the state's only Jewish-sponsored senior-living community.



Metropolitan Jewish Health System addresses the very real subject of pediatric hospice care
in a tender, warm and compelling way. Please watch the You Tube video below. It represents the heart of everything we do...everyday.


Opening Minds through Art (OMA) intergenerational art program for people with dementia. It is grounded in person-centered ethics and founded on the fact that people with dementia are capable of expressing themselves creatively. There is a growing body of empirical evidence that creative expression improves their physical and psychological well-being. The mission of OMA is to build bridges across age and cognitive barriers through art. Learn to implement and evaluate an evidence-based intergenerational art program for people with dementia in three days.


   Video tracing 100 years of Menorah Park, Jewish Home of Central New York Wins Award 


As The Jewish Home of Central New York celebrates its first hundred years, the talents of a local production company helps to tell their great story with the assistance and narration

by Mary Ellen Bloodgood, CEO. Congratulations to our Syracuse team...

"Honoring our Fathers and Mothers". 






Association of Jewish Aging Services
2519 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202-543-7500


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