SJFS Names Colleen Cicotta New Director

Colleen Cicotta is the new director of Syracuse Jewish Family Service (SJFS) effective September 20.  Judith Huober, recently retired director, remains active with SJFS as a clinician and consultant. Cicotta will lead the 130-year-old human service agency that is an affiliate of Menorah Park of Central New York.  As the agency’s chief executive, she’ll be […]

Update: October 15

The Jewish Home has had two residents test positive for COVID.  All residents will be re-tested on Monday, October 19.  Indoor visitation will open again on Monday, October 25.  Compassionate care, per NYS Department of Health, will be allowed.  To schedule an OUTDOOR visit, please go to our scheduling site:  https://book.appointment-plus.com/cx9qgshg?&e_id=4923&service_id=7057#/

Update: March 5

Compassionate Care Visits We continue to receive questions regarding compassionate care visits. Up until the last four months, while other facilities remained closed to families, we were providing in-person and virtual visits. The very nature of this pandemic has caused prolonged isolation from families and friends for ALL of our residents. Offering visits for families […]

Update: February 16

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated February 16, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 2 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 Resident deaths on […]

Update: February 15

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated February 15, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 1 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 Resident deaths on […]

SJFS welcomes director Judith S. Huober, LP-MHC, to clinical staff

SJFS Director Judith Huober has joined the therapy staff of the agency, in addition to her other duties, having completed her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling in 2019 and recently receiving her limited permit to practice in New York State. Judith is accepting referrals for individual, couples, and family counseling. Emerging from her […]

Update: February 9

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated February 9, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 1 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 Resident deaths on […]

Update: February 1

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated February 1, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 Oaks Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 Resident deaths on […]

Update: January 29

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 29, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 Oaks Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 Resident deaths on […]

Update: January 28

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 28, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 Oaks Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 Facilities impacted ++ 1 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for COVID-19 symptoms 0 […]

Update: January 25

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 25, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 0 Oaks Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 1 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 9 Facilities impacted ++ 1 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for […]

Update: January 20

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 20, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 2 Oaks Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 1 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 7 Facilities impacted ++ 1 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation for […]

Update: January 19

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 19, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 2 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 7 Number of nursing units impacted++ 0 JH Residents ONSITE  under […]

Update: January 14

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 14, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 4 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 5 Number of nursing units impacted++ 2 JH Residents ONSITE  under […]

Update: January 12

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 12, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 4 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 4 Number of nursing units impacted++ 2 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation […]

Update: January 11

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 11, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 4 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 4 Number of nursing units impacted++ 2 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation […]

Update: January 8

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 8, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 4 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 4 Number of nursing units impacted 0 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation […]

Update: January 7

Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 7, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 4 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 4 Number of nursing units impacted 0 JH Residents ONSITE  under investigation […]

Syracuse Agencies Win $197,000 from Health Foundation for Western & Central New York

Grant to sponsor a 2-year Onondaga-Erie County for elder caregiver support demonstration project    The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York has awarded a $197,000 demonstration project grant to a coalition of agencies in Onondaga and Erie Counties to devise and test innovative approaches to assist family caregivers of older adults. Project SECURE […]

Update: January 4

  Menorah Park COVID-19 Status – Updated January 4, 2021 Status JH Residents ONSITE testing positive for COVID-19 and moved to dedicated COVID unit 5 JH Residents tested positive for COVID-19 and transferred to outside facilities 0 JH Residents ONSITE RECOVERED and transferred off of the dedicated  COVID-19 unit 4 Number of nursing units impacted * 2 JH Residents ONSITE  […]