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Years of Service Awards Ceremony – Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – Montefiore Auditorium

Please join us in wishing a special congratulations to all of the 2016 Years of Service Employees at Montefiore!

Montefiore Summer 2016 Family Newsletter

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Montefiore Summer 2016 Family Newsletter

NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS

MESSAGE FROM LARRY MACK, MONTEFIORE BOARD CHAIR: LEADING FOR CHANGE

It is hard to grasp that Montefiore has been providing services to seniors for more than half the time the US has been in existence.

…Founded in 1882 as the Kesher Home for Aged and Infirmed Israelites to house persons from a nine-state area who were 65 years and older in reasonably good health and in need of shelter.

…Moved to a brand new building in 1917 on Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights. The model took on a new look and served individuals who needed long-term care as well as offering rehabilitation therapies and social programming.… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)

RABBI’S MESSAGE: AGAINST DESPAIR

A great commandment in our Torah (Teaching, Tradition) is to give love. “Love thy neighbor as thyself.” But equally great is a new mandate: We must give hope to so many who need it.

A very disturbing report, just released, advises us that suicides among Americans have.… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)

 

MESSAGE FROM DEBBIE ROTHSCHILD, DIRECTOR, THE MONTEFIORE FOUNDATION: WE ARE OFF AND RUNNING!
The planning for Montefiore’s second annual Home Run 5K run/walk & 1 mile walk is well on its way! Last year, the event brought together more than 360 people and more than 20 different sponsors raising $55,000 to support our residents, patients and their families. We anticipate this year being even stronger.
In addition to the beautiful sponsorship support, we expect many participants to log on, register for the race and create their own digital… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)  

BE PART OF OUR MILESTONE!

As we celebrate Montefiore’s 25th anniversary at its current location, we would also like to reach out and recognize all those who have been a consistent donor each year since the opening of our Beachwood campus. Please send the name(s) you donated under, address(es) and phone number(s) to Denise Pease, foundation assistant, at dpease@montefiorecare.org. Call 216.910.2350 for questions or more information.

134th Annual Meeting – “We’ll be by your side every step of the way.” – Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Montefiore Celebrated its 134th Annual Meeting on May 25, 2016 “We’ll be by your side every step of the way.” More than 175 guests were in attendance including board members, volunteers, staff, residents and community members. The evening was held … Continue reading

A Sunday Brunch and Panel Discussion on Dementia – Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 11:30 am – Montefiore

Dementia bruch and panel event flyer - May 2016

Join us for our Volunteer Open House and Happy Hour!

Open House Flyer 5.3.16

Learn how you can get involved and make a difference at Montefiore! Come to the Montefiore Volunteer Open House! We match volunteer opportunities to your skills, interests and schedule!

For more information, please call Marissa Gelender, volunteer coordinator, at 216.910.2566.

Current Volunteer Opportunities Include:

  • Wheelchair Transport
  • Office Work
  • Posh Nosh Cafe Cashiers
  • Friendly Visitors
  • MoMart Gift Shop Sales Help

Join Us for Our Gently-Used Purse and Jewelry Sale

On Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 9-11, 2016, join us in the lobby at Montefiore for our Gently-Used Purse and Jewelry Sale from 10 am – 4 pm.

Treat yourself to a one-of-a kind handbag or a beautiful piece of  jewelry that you just can’t live without at this great fundraiser—all to support our wonderful Montefiore residents!

Bring your gently used purses and jewelry to Montefiore’s volunteer office. Donations accepted until Tuesday, June 1, 2016. Donations are tax deductible.

Gently-Used Purse and Jewelry Sale Flyer 6-2016

 

Montefiore Spring 2016 Family Newsletter

Click the link to view the PDF version of Montefiore’s Winter 2015/2016 Newsletter:

Montefiore Spring 2016 Family Newsletter 

NEWSLETTER HIGHLIGHTS

MESSAGE FROM SETH VILENSKY, MONTEFIORE PRESIDENT AND CEO: MONTEFIORE GOES ‘ABOVE & BEYOND’

In January, we launched an exciting new program at Montefiore called ‘Above & Beyond.’ This employee reward and recognition program was specifically designed by our staff, management and volunteers, that aims to recognize our exceptional staff at Montefiore and The Weils.

The goal of the program is to highlight the hard work and dedication of our caring staff and reward employees that truly go “above & beyond’ the call of duty to help our patients, residents, families and fellow staff.

Employees will be recognized and earn points that can be redeemed for e-gift cards. A very special thanks you to… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)

RABBI’S MESSAGE: COURAGE AND THE LIVES OF OTHERS

Only some weeks ago, President Obama made an unusual visit to the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C. The occasion was International holocaust Remembrance Day and the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by allied forces.

Mr. Obama made the presentation on behalf of Yad VaShem to the son of Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds who had distinguished himself near the end of World War II as a hero and… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)

WELCOME DAN SHAMIR, MD – MONTEFIORE’S NEW MEDICAL DIRECTOR!

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dan Shamir has joined Montefiore as Medical Director and will oversee both long-term and short-term care residents. He will work in partnership with our attending physicians, clinical staff and nurse practitioners. Dr. Shamir is a Physiatrist with Cleveland Clinic in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His clinical practice is primarily at Euclid, Hillcrest and
South Pointe Hospitals. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health and has been in practice for 23 years. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as from the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
He completed his residency at The Ohio State University Hospitals and received an undergraduate degree from Yeshiva University in New York, NY. His specialty interests include stroke rehabilitation, gait analysis and electrodiagnostics.
MESSAGE FROM DEBBIE ROTHSCHILD, DIRECTOR, THE MONTEFIORE FOUNDATION: HELP US MAKE A LOVING DIFFERENCE
Dear Friends,
There is great news to share! The Montefiore Foundation has been working hard to secure funds to provide the best in quality care for our patients and residents. Additionally, both the administrative and clinical staff
have been working tirelessly to bring our organization’s expenses in line with our medical and program needs. We are fortunate to have a team completely dedicated to providing the best in quality care.
It is our privilege to care for your loved ones, and we are grateful for… (Click on the newsletter link above for more…)