(Dedham Transcript) 2009 Year in Review: NewBridge on the Charles Opens
(Boston Globe) Couple donates $1m for nursing program
(Roslindale Transcript) Roslindale Hebrew Rehab donates 120 beds to Haitian Hospital
(The Dedham Transcript) Rashi School students visit seniors at NewBridge on the Charles.
(Boston Magazine) Top Doctors 2009: Making the rounds- Dr. Lewis Lipsitz, Geriatrics
(Boston Globe) Caring for the elderly
(JAMA) Chronic bone and joint pain increases risk of falls in older adults
(Mass.gov) Get V'ed Department of Public Health
(Patriot Ledger) 86-year-old fights off cancer to direct musical at Orchard Cove.
Seniors do enjoy the music of featured composer Harry Warren. But it's really 86-year-old Jack Morris they're wild about.
Institute for Aging Research Study Describes Clinical Course of Advanced Dementia
Institute for Aging Research Study Links High Heels and Foot Pain
(WGBH) Is the recession over?, Watch WGBH Video featuring Len Fishman, CEO of Hebrew SeniorLife.
(Boston Globe) Hiring boom isn't likely, but things are picking up, Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, recently said it plans to hire 250 workers.
(Boston Globe) Hebrew SeniorLife names first president, Louis Jay Woolf becoming a first president.
(MHA) Another Successful Nursing Program.
Massachusetts hospitals are leading the effort in many ways to promote the nursing profession and build the supply.
(NECN) Hebrew SeniorLife opens NewBridge on the Charles, NECN video footage
(Daily News Transcript) RiverSide Sanctuary.
On Thursday, the 162-acre NewBridge on the Charles site was abuzz with activity, as heavy construction machinery drove to and fro, workers rolled in supplies on dollies, and employees learned how to take orders at a kosher deli named Nosh.
(Boston Globe) Doctors warn on patients' falls.
Patient falls and the injuries they cause are considered such a crisis that in October, the federal government stopped paying hospitals for extra care if a fall is deemed preventable. Now, a Boston doctor is warning the pressure to keep patients from falling may lead to greater harm through the use of restraints, reversing a trend of greater mobility among hospitalized patients.
(Commonwealth of Massachusetts) Len Fishman named to Patrick Administration's Long-Term Care Financing Advisory Committee to advance Community First Agenda.. Read more.
(Boston Globe) German youth, Jewish elders bridge history's gulf.
In the hallways of the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in Roslindale, Gerrit Wiezoreck stands out. With strong features atop a thin, 6-foot-5 frame, Wiezoreck has to stoop over to push wheelchairs, and occasionally kneels down to talk to someone at eye level.
(Boston Globe) Bracing for the Age Wave.
During the presidential campaign, Barack Obama liked to say that he wanted to get beyond the grudge battles of baby boomers. But baby boomers will claim a major part of his agenda when the leading edge of that group begins turning 65 just two years into his term.