Here’s how we do it.

We focus on what keeps you well and what makes you happy. United Hebrew’s vibrant campus of comprehensive care offers an array of services to meet the needs of today’s seniors, from those who are living independently to those with advanced healthcare needs—and everyone in between.



Our top-rated nursing home is recognized as among the best in the nation.



We partner with Burke to give you world-class rehabilitation to get you on the road to recovery.



Enjoy a vibrant lifestyle, gracious living, and best-in-class amenities, with the supportive care you need.



A safe, caring, and enriching environment for those with mild, moderate, or advanced Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.



Expert and compassionate care to help patients recover, enjoy healthier lives, and remain independent at home as long as possible.



An independent lifestyle for seniors who are income-qualified.

Top Stories

sandwich generation respite care

Feeling the Squeeze? How to Cope When You’re Caught in the Sandwich Generation

Mary Mobley knows a few things about juggling: work, parenting, and caring for her 85-year-old mother, a United Hebrew’s Willow Towers Assisted Living resident, are always top-of-mind. The Manhattan resident

healthy aging

Seven Ways to Stay Healthy in Your 70s and Beyond!

While we can’t stop the clock and prevent ourselves from aging, there’s a lot we can do to improve our chances of leading a longer, healthier life. The good news

Linda Elizaitis, Daniel Reingold, Donald Duberstein, Scott Amrhein

United Hebrew to Honor Four at 99th Anniversary Gala October 4

As a nonprofit organization, we rely heavily on contributions from individuals, government, and business in order to provide the services and support to the seniors in our care. At our

Dementia caregiving

Study: 9 out of 10 Dementia Caregivers Suffer from Sleep Deprivation

If you’re the one person who sleeps like a baby while caring for a family member with dementia, scores of people want to know your secret. But if you’re like

Tour a Nursing Home to Find the Best Fit for Your Loved One

Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be an emotionally heart-wrenching decision for families. But for those who need professional medical services on an ongoing basis, a long-term

Eli Rose

A Conversation with Elihu Rose: Jewish American Soldiers in WWII

When we consider the Jewish experience in World War II, the Jews as victims of persecution and their slaughter loom heavily as subject matter. However, in recent years, and through

‘Amazing Care’ Inspires Artist’s Donation to United Hebrew

Sheila Marrow visited her father, Medas Marrow, every day over the course of the year he spent convalescing at United Hebrew’s nursing home following a double amputation surgery. That was

United Hebrew Community Service Awards

United Hebrew Honors Three with Community Service Awards

We had the honor and privilege to recognize three accomplished professionals in Westchester County for their commitment to improving the lives of others at United Hebrew's 7th Annual Community Service

pet therapy

Pet Therapy Helps Seniors Thrive at United Hebrew

Tinsley, a three-legged, three-year-old, 25-pound American White Eskimo mix, was thrown out of a car when she was a five-month old puppy. She was rescued by Stephanie Bostaph, a New

senior scams and how to avoid them

How to Avoid Three Scary Scams Targeting Seniors

An elderly woman in New Rochelle was approached recently at supermarket near her home by two friendly individuals. They struck up a conversation with her as she loaded her groceries

routines in dementia care

Daily Routines Help When Caring for Those with Dementia

Establishing a daily routine for those suffering from Alzheimer’s is a critical component of care, notes Jerome Bagaporo, RN, chief nursing officer at United Hebrew of New Rochelle’s skilled nursing

nursing home resident

The Secret to a Long Life? Fun and Friends, Says United Hebrew Resident

When Gimbel’s Department Store opened in the Cross County Shopping Plaza in 1954, Adeline Gassman was one of the first women in the store’s sales force. She earned all of

finding love in senior living community

How to Support Parents Who Find Love in Senior Living

A common myth about senior living communities is that people who live there are at the end of their lives. That notion couldn’t be further from the truth at United

winter safety for seniors

5 Tips for Seniors to Weather the Winter

Bomb cyclone, polar vortex, artic freeze—Baby, it’s cold outside! No matter how you look at it, winter weather poses certain safety hazards for everyone, but especially for seniors. "Walking in

short term rehab Westchester

Second Knee Replacement Brings Rehab Patient Back to Burke at United Hebrew

With two bad knees, 84-year-old Jeanne Strouse needed patience. First one knee had to be replaced, then the other, before she could walk again. But she didn’t want to wait

assisted living holidays

Celebrating The Holidays With A Loved One In Nursing Or Assisted Living

Many of us are wrapped up in celebrating “the most wonderful time of year.” But for some older adults, the holidays can bring unhappy thoughts. They can remind the elderly

Holiday gifts for seniors

Top 9 Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

If you're about to buy another candy dish or scarf for grandma, wait. Many seniors live in smaller spaces than they used to, with less use for new tchotchkes and

assisted living westchester

United Hebrew Completes Major Assisted Living Renovations Project

As Westchester’s aging population continues to grow, United Hebrew of New Rochelle continues to invest in its senior care facilities in order to meet the wide-ranging needs of today’s seniors.

traveling with Alzheimer's

Can You Travel Safely with a Loved One Who has Alzheimer’s Disease?

The holiday season is upon us, and you may be thinking of traveling with your loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia to visit family. Good news:

America's Best Extended Care

United Hebrew Named One of America’s Best Extended Care Facilities

We’re so proud to announce that our skilled nursing home was recognized as one of the best in the nation by the Women’s Choice Award®. What makes this designation so significant

robotic pets dementia care

How Robotic Pets Bring Comfort to those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

A lifelong lover of cats, Matilda Fichtenholz, cuddles with her current feline companion, “Spookums,” all day long. She carries the cat in her lap, strokes its soft fur, scratches its

LeadingAge Employee of Distinction

United Hebrew Technology Director Honored by LeadingAge NY

Kelvin Hui, director of information technology at United Hebrew, was recognized as an “Employee of Distinction” by Leading Age New York, which represents over 600 senior care facilities across the

respiratory therapy

How Respiratory Care Helps Seniors Breathe Easier

We’re living longer than ever before, but as we age, the maximum functionality of our body’s systems gradually declines. Our respiratory systems are no exception. Age-related changes include a decline

socially active

How to Stay Socially Active as You Get Older

Remember how easy it was to make friends when you were younger? There were endless opportunities to develop new relationships: high school clubs, college classes, new jobs, PTA meetings, the


Simple Tips to Help You Cope With Sundowning

When someone has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, agitation, confusion, and aggression are some of the most challenging behaviors for caregivers to handle. These behaviors can worsen in the

lifelong learning

At Willow Towers Assisted Living, Seniors Go ‘Back to School’

By 2 p.m. most Monday afternoons, the lecture room is filled to capacity, with over 50 students gathered to hear the latest lecture by Albert Fields, a former professor at

caregiving questions

Five Caregiving Questions You May be Too Embarrassed to Ask

You may experience potentially sensitive situations when caring for aging parents who have Alzheimer’s or dementia. The disease impacts brain function and changes how a person acts and communicates. That’s

Feisty personalities

Meet Some of Our Feisty, Independent, and Outspoken Personalities

We all have a story that makes us who we are. Our stories reflect our interests and hobbies, successes and challenges, families and friends, and much, much more. Meet some

Flag Day

Willow Towers Assisted Living Honors 30 of Its U.S. Military Veterans on Flag Day

A tight-knit community of veterans call Willow Towers home Willow Towers Assisted Living paid homage to 30 members of “The Greatest Generation” and to Old Glory at a moving Flag

art exhibition Westchester

‘Art of the Garden’ Exhibition in our Lazarus Gallery

Opening on June 11, “The Art of the Garden,” a juried show, organized by United Hebrew of New Rochelle, will feature 50 beautiful and evocative paintings, photographs, sculptures and mixed

long term care insurance

What You Need to Know About Long-term Care Insurance

Whether you’re looking for long-term care for your loved one, or thinking about how to cover the costs of your own care in the future, it’s good to know the

Dance movement therapy

5 Ways Dancing Makes a Difference for Those with Dementia

Seniors in a dance movement therapy group at United Hebrew of New Rochelle arrive in wheelchairs and walkers, some with low energy and long faces. But by the end of

rehabilitation, testimonial

‘You Saved My Life!’ Elvira Mezzaucella’s Heartfelt Thank You

Less than a week after having total knee replacement surgery, Elvira Mezzaucella couldn’t catch her breath. She called to a nurse from her room at United Hebrew’s skilled nursing and

Centenarian, long life, assisted living

Secrets to a Long Life, from Our Awesome Centenarians

There may be more than one pathway to reach age 100, but three women who have passed that milestone have a few key things in common: they remain close to

Alzheimer's or dementia

Is it Aging, Dementia, or Alzheimer’s Disease? Know the Signs

We’ve all misplaced our phone, forgotten an acquaintance’s name, or looked for our glasses as they rested upon our head. As we age, we may place more importance on these

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Rita Mabli, United Hebrew Honored With National Eli Pick Award

Exciting news! Rita Mabli, President & CEO of United Hebrew of New Rochelle, has been selected by the American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA) to receive its 2017 Eli Pick

Caregiver support group

Benefits of Joining an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or dementia can leave caregivers exhausted, overwhelmed, and isolated. But you don’t have to go it alone, says Sallie Carlin, director of

Dr. Nora O’Brien To Lead Willow Gardens

Dr. Nora O’Brien, PT, DPT, has been named Executive Director of Willow Gardens Memory Care, Westchester County’s premier assisted living facility dedicated exclusively to caring for those with memory impairment. Dr.

aging parents

5 Signs That Your Aging Parents Need More Care

Holidays, birthdays, and family milestones are a time for togetherness, when far-flung families gather in one place to celebrate. They’re also an opportunity for adult children to observe aging parents to

Rita Mabli Honored as 2016 ‘Woman in Business’ by 914Inc. Magazine

United Hebrew President & CEO, Rita Mabli, was recognized as one of Westchester County’s most successful businesswomen by 914Inc. Magazine. Rita received the magazine’s ‘2016 Women in Business’ award, which

Senior holidays

United Hebrew Holidays: Celebrating the Spirit of the Season

Twinkling lights, joyful voices raised in song, and the aroma of traditional treats are some of the signs that the holidays have arrived here at United Hebrew of New Rochelle.

Holiday gifts for seniors

8 Great Holiday Gifts for the Seniors on Your List

When it comes to buying holiday presents for seniors, it’s good to think outside the gift box! Your parents may have downsized, or transitioned to assisted living or a nursing

Best Nursing Home

United Hebrew Named to List of ‘Best Nursing Homes’ in Nation

For the sixth straight year, United Hebrew of New Rochelle has been named to the list of U.S. News & World Report "Best Nursing Homes"! Finding a nursing home with

Short term rehabilitation

How to Choose a Short Term Rehabilitation Facility After a Hospital Stay

After a major health event such as a stroke, hip fracture, or joint replacement surgery, many of us would prefer to recover in the comfort of our own home. But

Blue Cathedral Ellen Crane

‘Art in Motion’ Exhibition Captures the Thrill of Movement

 Surfers catching waves, a swirl of migrating butterflies, and a dancer leaping on the Times Square subway platform depict the many ways that art captures movement, are the subject of

sandwich generation stress

6 Tips for Managing Sandwich Generation Stress

If you are a caregiver who is working outside your home, you know about the challenges faced by the “sandwich generation.” Once merely juggling the demands of home, office, and

United Hebrew fundraiser

United Hebrew to Honor Three at Gala Fundraiser

On September 29, on an autumn evening filled with dinner, dancing and entertainment, United Hebrew of New Rochelle will celebrate its 97th anniversary and honor three prominent individuals who support

Assisted Living Westchester

Exercise Each Day to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Dementia

There are plenty of reasons to exercise: it gives us energy, it makes us feel good, and reduces the risk of several chronic diseases. But there’s now another reason: exercise

home health care

United Hebrew’s Home Health Agency Rated Among the Best in Nation, Highest in Westchester

A patient who returns from a hospital stay often faces a long recovery and needs to adhere to a strict set of discharge instructions, or risk another hospitalization. When it

gala fundraiser

Join Us! United Hebrew’s Annual Gala Fundraiser

United Hebrew of New Rochelle invites you to its annual gala fundraiser, to be held Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle.  Proceeds from


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