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About Our Organization's Transformation

About Our Organization's Transformation

Wednesday October 28, 2020

Since 1866, Abramson Senior Care has served as a safety net for the frail Jewish elderly. And while the senior care landscape has changed around us, we have remained passionately committed to this mission. A letter to our community about our organization's transformation.

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COVID-19 Updates for Birnhak Transitional Care at Lankenau Medical Center

COVID-19 Updates for Birnhak Transitional Care at Lankenau Medical Center

Wednesday October 28, 2020

Ongoing updates about our COVID-19 response for Birnhak Transitional Care at Lankenau Medical Center.


Abramson Senior Care Welcomes New Nursing Home Administrator

Abramson Senior Care Welcomes New Nursing Home Administrator

Friday October 9, 2020

Annie Varughese, NHA, joins Abramson Senior Care as new nursing home administrator.


Virtual Music Program Brings Healthy Brain and Memory Center Clients Together

Virtual Music Program Brings Healthy Brain and Memory Center Clients Together

Thursday July 2, 2020

Interactive music program connects those with memory impairments with local musicians.


Discovering New Talents and Friendships Through Writing

Discovering New Talents and Friendships Through Writing

Tuesday June 23, 2020


Abramson Primary Care Doctors Recognized By Philadelphia Magazine

Abramson Primary Care Doctors Recognized By Philadelphia Magazine

Thursday June 11, 2020

Jennifer L. Claves, MD, and Jean P. Haab, MD, were named to Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors 2020!


Abramson's Palliative Care Program Receives Generous Naming Gift

Abramson's Palliative Care Program Receives Generous Naming Gift

Tuesday January 14, 2020

Abramson's palliative care program is now the Lila H. Levin Palliative Care Program.


Abramson Home Care Named as a Top Agency of the 2019 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Abramson Home Care Named as a Top Agency of the 2019 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Friday January 3, 2020

Abramson Home Care was recognized for the third year as an elite home care agency.


Abramson Senior Care Services Receive "Best" Designations from U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek

Abramson Senior Care Services Receive "Best" Designations from U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek

Wednesday November 6, 2019

Abramson Senior Care Services receive "Best" designations from U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek.


A Celebration of Caring - Abramson Senior Care Holds 29th Annual Gala

A Celebration of Caring - Abramson Senior Care Holds 29th Annual Gala

Monday October 28, 2019

Our 29th annual gala honored Andi and Scott Barsky.


Abramson Senior Care Honors Donors at Pre-Gala Event at Zahav

Abramson Senior Care Honors Donors at Pre-Gala Event at Zahav

Thursday September 19, 2019

Special contributors to the Family Album were honored for their generous support of Abramson Senior Care.


Abramson Senior Care Recognizes Exceptional Caregiver at Annual PAL Award

Abramson Senior Care Recognizes Exceptional Caregiver at Annual PAL Award

Tuesday September 10, 2019

Abramson Senior Care honored exceptional caregiver Fara Dornevil-Pierre at the 2019 Phyllis Abramson Licht (PAL) Award Ceremony.


Abramson Senior Care Opens Short-Term Rehabilitation Center at Lankenau Medical Center

Abramson Senior Care Opens Short-Term Rehabilitation Center at Lankenau Medical Center

Thursday August 1, 2019

Abramson Senior Care brings its industry leading short-term rehabilitation program to Main Line Philadelphia.


Caregiver Honored with Leah Berman Award

Caregiver Honored with Leah Berman Award

Friday March 1, 2019

Caregiver honored at the seventh annual Leah Berman Award.


Abramson Center Celebrates at 28th Annual Rainbow Ball

Abramson Center Celebrates at 28th Annual Rainbow Ball

Wednesday November 7, 2018

"Celebrating Partnerships" was the theme of the 28th annual Rainbow Ball which honored Ann and Richard Frankel with the Family Award, Abramson's highest honor.


Abramson Center Honors Donors at Pre-Gala Event

Abramson Center Honors Donors at Pre-Gala Event

Thursday September 20, 2018

The Abramson Center thanked special contributors to the Rainbow Ball Family Album at the annual Pre-Ball Party.


Abramson Center Recognizes Nursing Assistant at 2018 PAL Award

Abramson Center Recognizes Nursing Assistant at 2018 PAL Award

Thursday August 30, 2018

The Abramson Center honored an exceptional caregiver at the annual Phyllis Abramson Licht (PAL) Award Ceremony.


Barbara Lincow Recognized by Abramson Auxiliary

Barbara Lincow Recognized by Abramson Auxiliary

Thursday April 26, 2018

Barbara Lincow was honored at a tribute luncheon hosted by the Abramson Auxiliary.


Abramson Center Honors Dedicated Caregiver with Leah Berman Award

Abramson Center Honors Dedicated Caregiver with Leah Berman Award

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Abramson Center holds annual Leah Berman Award to recognize a caregiver at the Mildred Shor Inn who goes above and beyond.


Abramson Center Supporters Gather in Florida

Abramson Center Supporters Gather in Florida

Friday January 26, 2018

Friends and trustees of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life gathered for the annual Florida Board Meeting.


Special Contributors Honored at Pre-Ball Party

Special Contributors Honored at Pre-Ball Party

Thursday September 14, 2017

Special donors to the Abramson Center's Rainbow Ball Family Album were honored at a Pre-Ball Party. Find out more.


Abramson Center Hosts Leading Dementia Expert from Australia

Abramson Center Hosts Leading Dementia Expert from Australia

Thursday August 31, 2017

The Abramson Center was pleased to host a leading expert of sexuality in the dementia population.


Abramson Center Honors Nursing Assistant for Exceptional Care

Abramson Center Honors Nursing Assistant for Exceptional Care

Tuesday August 29, 2017

Our annual PAL Award recognizes a nursing assistant who continually goes above and beyond for our residents. Read about our 2017 award winner here!


Achievements in Quality Improvement Initiatives Recognized

Achievements in Quality Improvement Initiatives Recognized

Tuesday May 16, 2017

The Abramson Center recognized staff at quality improvement awards ceremony.


Volunteers Recognized at Appreciation Event

Volunteers Recognized at Appreciation Event

Tuesday May 9, 2017

The Abramson Center honored its volunteers at a special recognition event.


Dedicated Caregivers Honored with Annual Leah Berman Awards

Dedicated Caregivers Honored with Annual Leah Berman Awards

Wednesday March 1, 2017

Caregivers at the Mildred Shor Inn were recognized for their dedication and compassion.


Abramson Center Featured on NPR's The Pulse

Abramson Center Featured on NPR's The Pulse

Friday February 24, 2017

Abramson Center employees and family members were interviewed on NPR's The Pulse. Click to listen to the interview.


Abramson Center Supporters Socialize in the Sunshine State

Abramson Center Supporters Socialize in the Sunshine State

Wednesday January 25, 2017

The Abramson Center recently held its annual Florida Board Social.


Abramson Center Volunteers and Residents Give Back for the Holidays

Abramson Center Volunteers and Residents Give Back for the Holidays

Friday December 9, 2016

Volunteers and residents hold fifth annual gift wrapping event for Ronald McDonald House.


Basketball Legend Sonny Hill Speaks at Abramson Center Sports Group

Basketball Legend Sonny Hill Speaks at Abramson Center Sports Group

Wednesday December 7, 2016

Read about Sonny Hill's visit to the Abramson Center.


Research Article e-published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality

Research Article e-published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality

Monday November 28, 2016

Article about ways to reduce depression in long term residents as published in the Journal for Healthcare Quality


NBC10 Anchor Tracy Davidson Speaks at Auxiliary Luncheon

NBC10 Anchor Tracy Davidson Speaks at Auxiliary Luncheon

Thursday November 3, 2016

Tracy Davidson, anchor at NBC10, was the guest speaker at the Abramson Center's Auxiliary's annual Membership Luncheon.


Abramson Center Celebrates at the 26th Annual Rainbow Ball

Abramson Center Celebrates at the 26th Annual Rainbow Ball

Friday October 28, 2016

This year's gala honors Ande and Jim Adelman and supports the Center's mission of providing care for older adults without financial means.


Abramson Center Receives 5 Star Rating from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid

Abramson Center Receives 5 Star Rating from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid

Wednesday October 26, 2016

The Abramson Residence is proud to announce that it has received an overall rating of five stars by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The results are posted at medicare.gov/nhcompare.


Abramson Center Recognizes Special Contributors with Pre-Ball Party

Abramson Center Recognizes Special Contributors with Pre-Ball Party

Wednesday September 28, 2016

The Abramson Center celebrates the upcoming Rainbow Ball gala with an event for special contributors to the Family Album.


Abramson Center and Penn State College of Nursing Host Full-Day Research Symposium

Abramson Center and Penn State College of Nursing Host Full-Day Research Symposium

Thursday September 22, 2016

In honor of the Abramson Center's 150 year anniversary, the Center and research partner Penn State College of Nursing hosted a full-day research symposium for professionals in the long-term care field.


PAL Award Winner Named for 2016

PAL Award Winner Named for 2016

Tuesday September 6, 2016

Robin Montgomery named as PAL award winner for 2016.


Abramson Center Featured in McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Abramson Center Featured in McKnight's Long-Term Care News

Monday August 8, 2016

McKnight's Long-Term Care News followed up with the Abramson Center about the Match-Quality Indicator system.


Abramson Center Residents Celebrate Confirmation

Abramson Center Residents Celebrate Confirmation

Monday June 20, 2016

Ten residents at the Abramson Center celebrate at the second adult confirmation and leadership program.


Abramson Center and Penn State College of Nursing to Host Research Symposium

Abramson Center and Penn State College of Nursing to Host Research Symposium

Friday June 17, 2016

Abramson Center and Penn State College of Nursing will host a full day research symposium in honor of the Abramson Center's 150th anniversary.


Abramson Center Celebrates Quality Improvement Successes at 10th Annual Abe Awards

Abramson Center Celebrates Quality Improvement Successes at 10th Annual Abe Awards

Wednesday June 1, 2016

The Abramson Center recognizes achievements in quality improvement with annual ABE Awards.


Polisher Research Institute study results published in Annals of Long-Term Care

Polisher Research Institute study results published in Annals of Long-Term Care

Monday March 7, 2016

The Polisher Research Institute's study results on advancing person-centered care through honoring recreational preferences was published in the Annals of Long-Term Care.


Abramson Center Residents and Volunteers Team Up to Spread Holiday Cheer

Abramson Center Residents and Volunteers Team Up to Spread Holiday Cheer

Tuesday December 22, 2015

Abramson Center residents and volunteers wrap gift baskets and make holiday cards for children staying at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.


Abramson Center Celebrates Annual PAL Award

Abramson Center Celebrates Annual PAL Award

Tuesday September 1, 2015

The Abramson Center recognized Contessa Boucicaut, CNA, with the annual Phyllis Abramson Licht (PAL) Award at a ceremony on August 24th.


Abramson Center Partners with Intel-GE Care Innovations

Abramson Center Partners with Intel-GE Care Innovations

Tuesday August 4, 2015

The Abramson Center partners with Intel-GE Care Innovations to study the effectiveness of leveraging remote patient monitoring post discharge.


Enjoy Good Food and Help Support the Abramson Center

Enjoy Good Food and Help Support the Abramson Center

Monday May 18, 2015

Join us for a fundraising event in support of the Abramson Center at Harvest Seasonal Grill and Wine Bar.


The Abramson Center Celebrates Quality Improvement Successes

The Abramson Center Celebrates Quality Improvement Successes

Tuesday May 12, 2015

The Abramson Center held its 9th Annual Abe Awards to recognize quality improvement successes.


Abramson Center Hosts Advancing Excellence Workshop

Abramson Center Hosts Advancing Excellence Workshop

Monday April 27, 2015

The Abramson Center hosts an Advancing Excellence Workshop with special presenter Dr. Bill Thomas.


Abramson Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of the Bistro

Abramson Center Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of the Bistro

Wednesday April 22, 2015

The Abramson Center's newly renovated bistro, Mustard and Rye, is reopened and serving residents, visitors and staff!


Abramson Center Resident Teams Up with Einstein Victor Center

Abramson Center Resident Teams Up with Einstein Victor Center

Tuesday April 21, 2015

Dr. David Gerstman, a resident at the Abramson Center's Mildred Shor Inn, helps spread awareness about Jewish Genetic Diseases by teaming up with the Einstein Victor Center.


Abramson Center COO Valerie Palmieri Featured in McKnight's Blog

Abramson Center COO Valerie Palmieri Featured in McKnight's Blog

Tuesday April 14, 2015

Read about the Abramson Center's evidence-based measurement tools to personalize short-term rehabilitation care.


Abramson Center to Present at McKnight's 9th Annual Online Expo

Abramson Center to Present at McKnight's 9th Annual Online Expo

Monday March 2, 2015

Tori Crumbie, CTRS, director of recreation at the Mildred Shor Inn, and Karen Eshraghi, MSW, project coordinator for quality improvement, will present "Using Technology to Track Resident Preferences and Activities to Drive Quality Improvement" during McKnight's Online Expo on March 26th at 1:00 p.m.


Kimberly Van Haitsma, director of Polisher Research Institute, receives grant to study person-centered care

Kimberly Van Haitsma, director of Polisher Research Institute, receives grant to study person-centered care

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Kimberly Van Haitsma, director of Polisher Research Institute and associate professor of nursing and director of the Program of Person-Centered Living Systems of Care (PPCLSC), receives grant to study delivery of person-centered care.


Abramson Center Honors Dedicated Caregivers wtih Leah Berman Award

Abramson Center Honors Dedicated Caregivers wtih Leah Berman Award

Wednesday February 11, 2015

The Abramson Center recognized three caregivers at the Mildred Shor Inn with the Leah Berman Award on February 6th.


Abramson Hospice Administrator Featured on KYW Radio

Abramson Hospice Administrator Featured on KYW Radio

Wednesday January 21, 2015

Suzanne Mayo, Abramson Hospice administrator, helps listeners better understand Hospice care.


Abramson Center Auxiliary and Residents Featured on Fox-News 29  on 12/11/14

Abramson Center Auxiliary and Residents Featured on Fox-News 29 on 12/11/14

Monday December 15, 2014

The Abramson Center Auxiliary and residents were featured on Fox News 29 for preparing gifts for children receiving care at The Ronald McDonald House. Margie Actman and Ronne Goldstein, long time auxiliary members, co-chaired this project which is one of their passions in addition to providing activities and services to the residents at the Abramson Center. This project which started 3 years ago is a favorite of resident who enjoy also volunteering their time to help children during the holiday season.


Report Reveals Solutions to Cut Healthcare Costs in Caring for Dual Eligibles

Report Reveals Solutions to Cut Healthcare Costs in Caring for Dual Eligibles

Monday November 24, 2014

Abramson Center CEO part of Montgomery County workgroup examining the unique needs of dual eligible elderly.


Polisher Research Institute Joins Forces with Penn State University

Polisher Research Institute Joins Forces with Penn State University

Thursday October 2, 2014

The Abramson Center's Polisher Research Institute and The Pennsylvania State University form a partnership to expand research into aging concerns.


Abramson Center Honors Exceptional Caregiver

Abramson Center Honors Exceptional Caregiver

Friday September 26, 2014

Delores Thompson, a certified nursing assistant, was honored for providing exceptional care to seniors served by the Abramson Center.


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