Our message is heard across the country through many news publications
RiverSpring Health’s innovative care solutions have been featured in some of the most prominent news outlets in the country, and we look forward to making new headlines in the older adult industry. See below for a selection of articles we’ve proudly been featured in:
HOPE Program article
Oct 15, 2017 | Washington Post
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale has brought a unique vision to life -- to create a high school within the nursing home for students who are not diploma bound and would benefit from job training for future employment.
Over the years, this program has transformed hundreds of students' lives, providing essential skills and training, securing employment at the Hebrew Home and other healthcare facilities and forming incredible bonds between residents and students.
100-Year-Olds Give Style Advice
Oct 2, 2017 | Allure
Hebrew Home at Riverdale resident Frances Freedman is a woman of style and as such, is featured on Allure Magazine's You Tube channel, talking about her beauty and fashion regimen.
Pain Relief for Seniors: Is Marijuana the Answer?
Sep 20, 2017 | our parents
When Daniel Reingold’s father was dying of cancer in 1999, the options for pain management were limited at best. So, after reading about the benefits of medical marijuana, Reingold decided to give the plant a try.
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale and LitWorld literacy camp featured on News 12
Aug 9, 2017 | YouTube
This week, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale is hosting a weeklong LitCamp, an Intergenerational experience that brings kids from Harlem together with residents from the Hebrew Home.
'Roja Bien!': The effects of colored plates in memory care dining
July 28, 2017 | McKnight's
The color of one's plate can have a tremendous impact and influence on people living with Alzheimer's Disease. Thanks to a grant from New York State Senator Jeffrey Klein, an interdisciplinary team at the Hebrew Home conducted an informal survey on one of our Memory Care neighborhoods, introducing red and blue plates to these residents.
Everyone Needs a (Robot) Companion
June 2, 2017 | Wall Street Journal
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale's robotic therapy cats are featured on the popular Wall Street Journal Podcast, "The Future of Everything." These therapy cats are part of the Hebrew Home's Pets By Your Side program, which includes dogs, birds and fish that bring joy to our residents each day.
Hebrew Home at Riverdale Volunteer Featured on News 12
May 11, 2017 | YouTube
Arlyne Kirsh, Hebrew Home at Riverdale's True Blue Volunteer of the Year, is featured as "Best of the Bronx" on News 12.
2017 National Crime Victims' Service Awards - Joy Solomon, Esq.
Apr 7, 2017 | YouTube
Joy Solomon, Esq., The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, received the National Crime Victim Service Award.
Seeking Intellectual Buzz, More Senior Citizens Audit College Classes
March 09, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal
Henry Nusbaum, who turns 103 years old this month, is among the growing number of senior citizens auditing college classes
Uptown Radio Broadcast
March 03, 2017 | UPTOWN RADIO
The Hebrew Home’s cannabis program caught the attention of Columbia University’s radio network, “Uptown Radio.”
Check out the interview with Dr. Zachary Palace on the link below. (Please move the cursor to the :24 minute mark to listen to the interview)
A workers' compensation success story
March 03, 2017 | McKnight's
Congratulations to the RiverSpring Health Workers’ Compensation Design Team for its successful redesign of the workers’ compensation process.
Its successful outcomes are featured in a guest blog by Ellen Burke, on McKnight’s online.
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale featured in today's New York Times
February. 19, 2017
The Hebrew Home continues its tradition of identifying non-pharmalogical alternatives for our residents. In today's New York Times, our introduction of medical marijuana to residents with qualifying conditions is featured on the front page.
We are excited about this pilot program and look forward to expanding it in the weeks and months ahead.
Mary Farkas of the Hebrew Home interviewed on Sirius XM Radio
January 11, 2017 | YouTube
The Hebrew Home’s Mary Farkas was the featured guest on Sirius-XM’s Doctor Radio earlier this week. In this 30-minute interview, the benefits of therapeutic sensory cats as a component of our pet therapy program was discussed, as was the importance of therapeutic activities for older adults.
Therapy Cats for Dementia Patients, Batteries Included
December 15, 2016 | The New York Times
This Sunday’s New York Times “Pet City” column will feature the Hebrew Home’s use of therapeutic sensory cats as part of our Pets By Your Side pet therapy program.
These robotic cats provide comfort and are an opportunity for our Memory Care residents to be their caregivers.
Sports memorabilia — the next Alzheimer's aid?
December 15, 2016 | McKnight's
The Hebrew Home’s innovative approach to integrating sports therapeutically among our resident community is featured in the current blog by McKnight’s Long Term Care News editor, Jim Berklan.
Henry Kissinger, Sanford Weill Honored at 99th Annual Hebrew Home at Riverdale Gala
December 13, 2016 | The Forward
Our recent Hebrew Home Annual Dinner was covered extensively by the Jewish Forward.
The Visitors' Guide to Nursing Homes
November 16, 2016 | US News
US News features a great article about everything you need to know when visiting a loved one who lives in a nursing home. Thanks to Anne Weisbrod and Hebrew Home resident Pearl Eisner for providing thoughtful content for this important subject.
Derfner Judaica Museum exhibit featured on News 12 The Bronx
November 7, 2016 | YouTube
An exhibition and documentary film about Holocaust survivors and their descendants opened at the Derfner Judaica Museum on November 6, 2016
lohud photographer's work at Derfner Judaica Museum
November 4, 2016 | The Journal News
The latest exhibition from the Derfner Museum opened yesterday with a meaningful and moving video presentation and discussion with Seth Harrison, the photo journalist.
How the Hebrew Home Is Reinventing the Dating Game for Seniors
October 30, 2016 | The Forward
The Forward visited the Hebrew Home and met several residents enrolled in our successful G-Date program as they prepared to meet.
Robotic therapy cats of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale featured on Fox 5 New York.
October 19, 2016 | Fox 5 News
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale has an extensive pet therapy program and its newest edition - robotic therapy cats -- are featured on Fox 5 New York.
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale's popular "G-Date" program featured on "Now This"
October 5, 2016 | Now This
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale's popular G-Date program is featured on "Now This," an innovative video network distributed on Facebook.
Hebrew Home Featured on Fox 5 New York
August 23, 2016 | Fox 5
Fox 5 New York featured the Hebrew Home in an extended segment about aging and romance. In it, our residents talk candidly about the benefits of companionship in their lives.
Sex After 80? Nursing Homes Try To Hook Up Bubbe and Zayde
August 1, 2016 | Forward
Sex among the elderly is slowly losing some of its stigma as more nursing homes amend their policies to welcome romantic relationships among residents.
Too Old for Sex? Not at This Nursing Home
July 12, 2016 | The New York Times
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale held a senior prom in May. The Bronx home has stepped up its efforts to help residents find relationships, like starting a dating service, called “G-Date,” for Grandparent Date.
Center marks abuse awareness day
June 16, 2016 | The Riverdale Press
Wednesday, June 15 marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, located on the Riverdale campus of the Hebrew Home, is the nation’s first elder abuse shelter.
Polypharmacy: Strategies for Reducing the Consequences of Multiple Medications
Vol. 9 No. 3 P. 24 | Today’s Geriatric Medicine
Conducting medication reconciliations at care transition, eliminating duplicate medications, assessing for drug-drug interactions, and reviewing dosages can reduce the incidence of polypharmacy, ensure patient safety, reduce hospitalizations, and decrease associated costs.
What Nursing Home 'Memory Care' Means
June 1, 2016 | US News
"Memory care" has a gentle ring to it, a sense of precious keepsakes highly valued and lovingly tended. In the realm of long-term care, memory care refers to specialized settings offering stepped-up services for people with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia.
Weinberg Center Awards of Distinction
May 12, 2016 | New York Law Journal
Yesterday’s 5th Annual Awards of Distinction Breakfast held by the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention honored two Champions in the fight to end elder abuse — Kathy Greenlee and Randy Mastro, Esq.
New Ways to Help Dementia Patients
May 2016 | Kiplinger's
In the current edition of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, the Hebrew Home at Riverdale is featured in the article, “New Ways to Help Dementia Patients.”
Our robust art program and therapeutic programs incorporating sports themes are both included in the piece.
How the Hebrew Home got Clinton to talk elder abuse
April 27, 2016 |
Amid the frenzy of campaigning in New York earlier this month, former President Bill Clinton paused during a speech at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale to touch on one of the biggest priorities of the local retirement facility.
News 12 The Bronx Features Hebrew Home Volunteers
Apr 12, 2016 | News 12 The Bronx
The Hebrew Home at Riverdale's Volunteer Luncheon was featured on News 12 The Bronx
Bill Clinton courts voters in Riverdale
April 11, 2016 | Riverdale Press
Former President Bill Clinton struck an intimate note with hundreds of residents of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale while campaigning for his wife Hillary Clinton this morning.
Hebrew Home pilot study featured on Nightly Business Report
Apr 4, 2016 | YouTube
The Safe Wander pilot program at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale is featured as a "Bright Idea" on Nightly Business Report.
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