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February 13, 2014
Winter howls on. Parker overcomes.


Wind and snow barreled into the region once again, but Parker's residents and patients were enjoying a normal day of services and activities. ... read more


December 3, 2013
Parker Gala Honors Ronald J. Schwartz, Esq. and Celebrates Expanding Network of Care


The 2013 Gala of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation was a resounding success, as hundreds gathered to honor elder law pioneer, author and practitioner Ronald J. Schwartz, Esq. ... read more


October 8, 2013
Helping Students Succeed


Parker visited PS 333-Goldie Maple Academy in the Rockaways to deliver boxes of new school supplies donated by Parker's residents and patients, their families, and staff. ... read more


August 13, 2013
Parker Returns to Lido Beach to Sponsor Summer Beach Program for Seniors


More than 2,000 seniors enjoyed days at the beach, complete with art workshops, picnicking, and live music, all on the water and all free of charge. ... read more


August 1, 2013
Parker and the Alzheimer's Association Present Free Workshop for Caregivers


Join Parker and the Alzheimer's Association-Long Island at the complimentary Coping with Caregiver Stress workshop, Thursday, August 15th or Saturday, August 17th. ... read more


November 13, 2012
New York City Opens Restoration Centers


Seven Restoration Centers, which will provide emergency and long term services for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, will open in the City. ... read more


November 5, 2012
Parker Weathers the Storm and Helps Those in Need


The residents, patients and staff of Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, of New Hyde Park, NY, remained safe and comfortable throughout the landfall and aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and Parker's programs and services continue to operate normally. ... read more


December 6, 2012
Parker at the Plaza


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March 24, 2011
"Emerging Trends for the Senior Community" Seminar April 6


Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation and At Your Side Home Care Services present "Emerging Trends for the Senior Community," a free Seminar offered to Health Care Professionals and Caregivers. ... read more


March 29, 2011
Lessons Learned in Transitioning to EMR


On Tuesday, March 29, Parker's President and CEO, Michael N. Rosenblut, presented Lessons Learned in Transitioning to EMR (Electronic Medical Records). This presentation was one of the "Innovation Roundtables" of the AJAS (Association of Jewish Aging Services of North America) 2011 Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas. ... read more


September 15, 2008
Health Information Exchange Initiative


On September 4th, 2008, the Continuum of Care Improvement Through Information New York (CCITI NY) health information exchange initiative was launched at the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation. ... read more


January 3, 2010
Parker's Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands Program Offers Free Assistance to Family Caregivers and Opportunities for Volunteers


Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands is an innovative community program serving family caregivers in Queens County and Western Nassau County by connecting them with a circle of trained volunteers who provide an array of respite services.

Visit the Wiling Hearts, Helpful Hands website at www.willingheartshelpfulhands.org. ... read more


January 2, 2010
Parker's First Annual Platinum Professionals Award is a Success!


Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation successfully hosted the 1st annual networking and awards event honoring Parker's Platinum Professionals. ... read more


March 31, 2010
A Special Relationship


The very special relationship between staff and residents at the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is evidenced by the sign created by residents, thanking the Parker staff for braving the snow blizzard of Wednesday, February 10, and coming to the Institute to serve residents with the everyday excellence and warmth that has become a hallmark of Parker. ... read more


April 1, 2010
Queens-Long Island Renal Institute, Inc. to Open at Parker


The Queens-Long Island Renal Institute, Inc. (QLIRI) will soon open its doors on the lobby level of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation. ... read more


July 19, 2010
Does fear of falling, light-headedness or fainting severely limit your daily activities?

Be a part of efforts to investigate a medication that may help people with NOH.
People with NOH (Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension) experience dizziness upon standing, greatly restricting mobility. Research is being conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational medication. You or someone you know may qualify to participate in this study. ... read more


August 5, 2010
Parker Announces Kosher-Style Dining

Greater Variety and Cultural Diversity Emphasized,
Kosher Still Available Upon Request

As of the fall of 2010, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation will offer Kosher-style dining, a departure from its previous tradition of strictly Kosher food service. Kosher meals, prepared under religious supervision, in a separate, new area within Parker's main kitchen, will still be available to residents and patients upon request. ... read more


May 1, 2006
Medicare Part D - Mastering the Puzzle


The Medicare prescription drug plan, perhaps the most substantial change in Medicare coverage in the program's history, has been successfully implemented at Parker by a group comprised of representatives from the Institute's departments of finance, pharmacy, social work and administration. "The key," noted President/CEO Michael N. Rosenblut, "was that they began strategic planning one full year in advance." ... read more


June 1, 2006
Creating Culture Change

The Bistro Cafe and Parker on the Green
Parker Jewish Institute is among the vanguard of nursing homes that are embracing the philosophy and values of "culture change". Consistent with the Institute's history as an innovator and its commitment to facilitate the lifestyle desired by today's seniors, culture change seeks to transform traditional medical-model nursing homes into places that reflect the security, comfort and pleasures of home. This initiative places Parker at the forefront of a movement that envisions long term care environments in which older adults not only survive, but thrive. ... read more


September 1, 2006
Opening a Window to the World for Older Adults


Thanks to the generosity of Custom Computer Specialists, Inc. of Hauppauge, residents and patients of Parker Jewish Institute of New Hyde Park, are enjoying a brand new computer lab. ... read more

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