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Bench Honors Late Levy Gardens Tenant

Published Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Joseph Levy lived at Levy Gardens Assisted Living for two years before passing away in July. Donations made in memory of Joseph Levy enabled the purchase of a bench placed near his garden at Levy Gardens Assisted Living. Pictured from left are Levy’s girlfriend Margaret Klein and his brother Morris Levy. “We received quite a few donations in more»

Shane Baldwin Promoted to Heritage Manor Director of Operations

Published Friday, November 6, 2020
Shane Baldwin was recently promoted to director of operations for Heritage Manor Rehabilitation & Retirement Community. Formerly assistant administrator, Baldwin has been with Heritage Manor since July 2017. In his new role, he is responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations of Heritage Manor. Baldwin, who is from Champion, Ohio, graduated more»

Lori Reda New Levy Gardens Program Coordinator

Published Friday, November 6, 2020
Lori Reda is new to her position as program coordinator for Levy Gardens Assisted Living, but she’s not new to the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. First hired as an aid at Heritage Manor in 2006, she also worked in the activities department and adult day services there. As program coordinator, Reda plans a wide range of activities for the Levy more»

Akiva Students Part of Current Life Stories Project

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
On October 28, 16 older adults will be presented with a book that tells the story of their life. The Life Stories project is based on a life review process, which is a creative way to improve health and quality of life for older adults to establish a sense of belonging to the Jewish community through storytelling. Previously, 11 individuals, all over the more»

Akiva Students Part of Current Life Stories Project

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
On October 28, 16 older adults will be presented with a book that tells the story of their life. The Life Stories project is based on a life review process, which is a creative way to improve health and quality of life for older adults to establish a sense of belonging to the Jewish community through storytelling. Previously, 11 individuals, all over the more»

Longtime Levy Gardens Program Coordinator Retires

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020

For 22 years, Ronna Marlin was the program coordinator for Levy Gardens Assisted Living. She retired in May.

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JFS Receives $17K for Senior Outreach Program

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
Jewish Family Services was awarded $17,000 from the Mahoning County Mental Health & Recovery Board for its Senior Outreach program. The Senior Outreach program includes regular and friendly phone calls, Aging Well programs at the Jewish Community Center, assistance with issues such as Medicaid applications, and other referral needs from a licensed more»

Pajama Drive Benefits Children in Foster Care

Published Thursday, October 29, 2020
Akiva Academy and Jewish Family Services are again partnering to collect new pajamas, sizes infant to adult, for children in foster care in Mahoning County. The pajama drive begins Nov. 2 and ends Dec. 10. Drop off boxes are located at the Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Services.
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