News & Updates

Memories of a Holocaust survivor shared through Resident Speakers Bureau
March 2, 2018

The sophomore English honors students at John F. Kennedy High School are silent as Asia Shindelman, 89, shares her story of survival. “June 22, 1941, was a wonderful day in Lithuania, a small country in the Baltic Sea, until the Nazis came. They made all the Jews wear a yellow star on the front and Read More


Annual Gift Boutique and Flower Sale


We’re taking a stand against the flu!
January 12, 2018

To ensure the health and safety of our residents, patients, clients, consumers, and their families, it is important that we take steps to minimize exposure to the influenza virus. For the 2018 flu season, which runs through March, we are asking everyone to take precautions when visiting Christian Health Care Center (CHCC). In addition, we Read More


The inside track: Tips for caregivers
November 8, 2017

Take care of yourself. Eat nutritious meals, exercise regularly, get sufficient sleep, and schedule routine medical/dental appointments. Learn to acknowledge and express your feelings. Ask for help when needed. Don’t expect others to ask you first. Extended vacations may not be an option but you can set aside time a short outing or quiet time Read More


CHCC Board of Trustees welcomes new members

Julie Holland and Beth Spoelstra, MSN, RNC-OB, CPHQ, were recently elected to the Christian Health Care Center Board of Trustees (CHCC). Ms. Holland is the Chief Risk Officer for Atlantic Stewardship Bank, where she has held leadership positions for more than 20 years.  She also serves on the board of CUMAC, a non-profit organization dedicated Read More


Pat Burwitz: All Roads Lead to Christian Health Care Center
November 6, 2017

Pat Burwitz’s travels from her former residence in Fairview to her daughter’s house in North Haledon often took her past Christian Health Care Center (CHCC). And each time she passed, the same thought popped into her head. “I always thought, ‘I really would like to volunteer there,’ “ she says. “My parents were in a Read More


Toni McAlevey: A Family Atmosphere

First impressions are lasting impressions. “I had never been to Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) until I visited Hillcrest Residence when we were looking into senior residences for my mother-in-law,” explains Toni McAlevey. “I met with Pam Rooney, the Hillcrest Director, and got such a nice feel for the place.” Although her mother-in-law ultimately decided Read More


Mark Reitsma: Carrying on the Family Tradition

When Mark D. Reitsma, CFP, CMFC, was approached about serving on the Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) Board of Trustees, he didn’t hesitate to express his sincere interest. “My family has a rich tradition of involvement with CHCC. My grandfather worked here for 25 years, and my grandmother for 33. There has to be something Read More


CHCC receives state and national recognitions
October 10, 2017

At Christian Health Care Center (CHCC), our mission statement is composed of words to live by and a faith to reflect it. We take our mission to foster health, healing, and wellness or people of all ages seriously, and we take it to heart. One of the ways our success in fulfilling our mission is Read More


Programs, services, and residence options for individuals living with memory impairment and those who love them

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) offers a variety of programs, services, and residence options for individuals living with memory impairment and those who love them. Call (201) 848-4463 or email khockstein@chccnj.org for more information. CHCC has three different memory-support residences guided by our compassionate Person–and Family-centered Care model: The Courtyard at The Longview Assisted Living Read More


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