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March 30, 2020
By Evan Allen Globe Staff, Updated March 28, 2020. Jean Follett, 86, (left) got a visit Saturday morning from her daughters, including Charlene, who crouched outside a window at the Harriett and Ralph Kaplan Estates assisted living facility in Peabody to show her mom some recent photos of her grandchildren.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff PEABODY — The… View Article
March 26, 2020
At Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, the safety and well-being of our residents and staff is our number one priority. Please know that we are carefully monitoring all aspects related to COVID-19 and have implemented the recommendations and guidelines given to us by state and federal health experts. This page is intended to provide additional information to residents, family members, and staff based on common questions we are receiving. While this situation is rapidly evolving, we will do our best to update our website with the latest information.
March 24, 2020
On Friday afternoon, Leonard Florence residents were treated to a concert by “All Good Things,’’ a musical group led by recreational programming director Jimmy Honohan. Residents sitting on balconies or watching from their windows were serenaded with a medley of oldies, from “Mustang Sally’’ to “This Magic Moment’’ on guitar, drums, and saxophone. Such events are comforting not only to the residents but to children and relatives, who can’t attend but know that the residents are being entertained and looked after.
Last week the Leonard Florence Center for Living held a therapeutic outdoor concert for it’s residents and staff. The three piece band, led by the very talented Jimmy Honohan, played a medley of rock ‘n roll and oldie hit songs. While all residents and band members observed the six feet apart government guidelines, it was… View Article
March 20, 2020
Social and Spiritual Resources during the COVID-19 Outbreak
March 19, 2020
It was two years ago this summer that my mom and dad moved into an independent living community. My dad had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s ten years earlier, and while he was (and is) still doing relatively well, they were eager to make the change while they could both still enjoy the advantages and features of… View Article
March 18, 2020
In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, we are temporarily closing the Shapiro-Rudolph Adult Day Health Center on our Peabody Campus as of March 20, 2020. Please know we will work closely with families on transition plans. Our focus right now is preventing the spread of this virus and keeping our participants safe.
To Our Dear Residents and Families, Especially during this difficult time, the health and safety of our residents remain our top priority. We want to assure you that Chelsea Jewish Lifecare is monitoring all aspects related to COVID-19 extremely closely. With guidance from state and federal health experts, we are following their recommendations as well… View Article
March 13, 2020
To our Residents, Families, and Community: In an effort to further protect our residents, who are most vulnerable to the effects of COVID‐19, our facility will be implementing a strict NO VISITOR protocol effective at 7PM, Thursday, March 12. We find this policy necessary to prevent an individual possibly infected with COVID‐19, without symptoms, from… View Article
March 9, 2020
To our Residents and Family Members: In light of recent developments regarding the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID 19) in the United States, we would like to take this opportunity to inform you of the strategies we will be implementing to keep our residents, staff, and visitors safe. We have implemented protocols to address… View Article