Kindness on Wheels
Myron “Mike” Silver has been doing acts of loving kindness
for the residents of the Jewish Home for more than 60 years.
His love for our residents and his continued involvement with
our Foundation has created even more opportunities for him to
In the last several months, Mike and his family made a special
gift to support the purchase of a new van (
) for the
residents of the Jewish Home, and did so with the same love and
devotion to the work of the Jewish Home he felt decades ago.
In making this special gift, Mike noted, “I was happy to be able
to give to our residents in an ‘everyday way.’ It’s another way to
improve the quality of life for our residents.”
Jewish Home receives
5 star CMS Rating
The Jewish Home of Rochester has been ranked among
the top ten percent of nursing homes nationwide by the
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS)
Five-Star Quality Rating, earning 5 out of 5 stars.
“This is a reflection of the hard work and dedication to
high-quality care our staff provides to the people we are
privileged to serve,” said Michele Schirano, Senior Vice
President and Administrator.
Ratings are based on more than 180 regulatory
standards designed to protect residents, including
having superior staffing levels, and achieving high
performance on 16 clinical quality measures. CMS
created this rating system to help consumers, their
families, and caregivers compare nursing homes.
“We’re proud to be recognized as an elite skilled
nursing provider. However, our commitment to
excellence and innovation does not stop here,” said
Mike King. “We’re focused each and every day on
improving the care experience and ensuring that we
are providing an atmosphere that supports
meaningful lives for our residents.”
named a winner
of the Rochester Metro Area 2017
Top Workplaces Award
was recently named a 2017 Top
Workplace by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.
The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results
of a confidential employee feedback survey administered
by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm
that specializes in organizational health and workplace
improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were
measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection,
just to name a few.
was also recognized with the “Doers
Award,” having received standout ratings by our employees
for “doing things efficiently and well.”
“We’re honored to receive the Top Workplaces award,
especially because the judges were our own employees.
A heartfelt ‘thank you’ to our staff, who are making such a
difference in the lives of those we serve,” said Mike King.
“Older adults are able to live even more meaningful lives
with choice and dignity when they’re supported by a team
that feels like family. More than just caring for people,
we care about them.”