News & Updates

Activities boost brain power at any age
March 14, 2019

Whether you’re a 97-year-old living in one of Christian Health Care Center’s (CHCC) independent-senior affordable-apartment complexes, a 74-year-old who calls The Longview Assisted Living Residence home, or an 84-year-old with dementia being treated at Ramapo Ridge Psychiatric Hospital, activities can stimulate the brain and enhance quality of life. Activity programs throughout CHCC’s senior-life and mental-health Read More


The Vista Update

The Vista progress update and a special limited-time offer. Exciting developments are happening at The Vista, Northern New Jersey’s newest Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC).  As a result of the ongoing and successful response to The Vista, we recently commenced project work on our Wyckoff/Hawthorne campus, and initial site work is now underway! You may Read More


Ellsworth P. Whiteman Elected Chair of Foundation Board
February 13, 2019

Ellsworth P. Whiteman of Ramsey was recently elected Chair of the Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) Foundation Board. A veteran of the CHCC Foundation Board of Trustees, making a difference is one of Mr. Whiteman’s core values. Through his new role as Chair, Mr. Whiteman pledges to work diligently to foster support of CHCC so Read More


“I love living at Longview!”

Anne Frierson greets visitors to her home at The Longview Assisted Living Residence with Southern hospitality. The gracious Tennessee native enthusiastically shares the stories behind the art and antiques adorning her suite. “These are my grandfather’s baby shoes,” she says, “and this is my 4H pin.” Two years ago, the energetic 97-year-old was living in Read More


CHCC’s short-term rehab has BIG news for individuals with Parkinson’s disease

Christian Health Care Center’s (CHCC) short-term rehab program recently announced BIG news for individuals living with Parkinson’s disease. LSVT BIG, research-based physical and occupational therapy addressing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, has joined the roster of outpatient rehab therapies. Parkinson’s is a brain-based movement disorder that affects the ability to perform common, daily activities. The disease Read More


Christian Health Care Center on Honor Roll for 100% Influenza Vaccine Immunization Compliance
February 7, 2019

Rising rates of the influenza (flu) virus and a recent New Jersey pediatric death from flu, resulted in a statement from New Jersey Commissioner of Health, Shereef Elnaha MD, MBA, about the importance of New Jersey health-care providers taking action to protect our communities with strict flu-vaccination policies. Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) is leading Read More


Winter driving tips from AAA
January 14, 2019

AAA recommends the following winter driving tips: Avoid driving while you’re fatigued. Getting the proper amount of rest before taking on winter weather tasks reduces driving risks. Never warm up a vehicle in an enclosed area, such as a garage. Make certain your tires are properly inflated. Never mix radial tires with other tire types. Read More


Service Coordination program fosters health, healing, and wellness at Siena Village and Summer Hill of Wayne

Need influenza and pneumonia vaccines, guidance with developing a simple will, tips for cooking for one, exercise classes geared toward seniors, help with applying for utility assistance, and a crash course in technology to learn how to FaceTime with grandchildren? Siena Village and Summer Hill residents only need to step out of their apartments and Read More


Simply Spring 2019: HATS OFF TO THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
January 3, 2019

The Second Annual Simply Spring event, HATS OFF TO THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE, will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019, at Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ. Don your favorite hat as we tip our hats to the Foundation’s 20th Anniversary. The event will feature casual attire, food and drinks, auction, prizes, Read More


Season of gifts and celebrations brings major awards to Christian Health Care Center
January 2, 2019

LeadingAge New Jersey recently honored Rev. Jim Knol, LCSW, Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) Director of Pastoral Care, with the 2018 President’s Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Field of Aging. The organization also recognized CHCC’s Faith & Grief program with the 2018 Excellence in Community Service award. LeadingAge New Jersey is a statewide association Read More


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