News & Updates

Service Coordination Program boosts quality of life for seniors
December 12, 2019

Joe Dodds has Stargardt’ disease, a rare genetic disorder which has led to nearly total vision loss, but that doesn’t deter the 78-year-old Siena Village resident. His positive outlook, combined with the benefits of Siena Village’s Service Coordination Program, continue to boost the quality of his life. The Service Coordination Program at Siena Village and Read More


How do you talk to aging loved ones about moving?

Diane Stevens’ parents were high-school sweethearts. They married in 1957, moved from the city and settled in the suburbs, raised their daughter, and decades later upon their retirement, filled their days with pursuit of their favorite pastimes: shopping excursions, dining at new restaurants, and trips to Aruba. Diane’s father has now passed, and her mother Read More


Stress less this holiday

By Rev. Tim Dunn, MDiv, LCSW, LCADS “Tis the season to be jolly” are the lyrics in the traditional Christmas carol “Deck the Halls.” A contemporary variation on those lyrics could be “Tis the season to be busy.” We may approach the upcoming holidays with mixed feelings, expectancy of joyous times spent in celebrative gatherings Read More


Express your personal style at The Vista
December 11, 2019

The Vista is about community, and it’s also about individuality. North Jersey’s newest Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), being built on Christian Health Care Center’s (CHCC) Wyckoff/Hawthorne campus, will be a thriving neighborhood joining active, independent seniors together for activities, events, and dining to nourish body, mind, and spirit. But through the 20 different floor Read More


You can put the healthy in holidays!

Ample gatherings of family, friends, and food? It must be the holidays! You can enjoy festivities without impacting your health and waistline. Here, Carolyn McAdams, RD, Christian Health Care Center’s Clinical Nutrition Manager, answers FAQs so you can put the healthy in holidays. What foods traditionally associated with the holidays are healthy – or relatively Read More


Short-term rehab: Which facility is right for you?
November 15, 2019

Your knee replacement was a success, you’re ready to be discharged from the hospital, and next you’ll need short-term rehab. But how do you decide where to go? A facility’s reputation and quality of care are primary driving factors, but other elements are part of the equation. Some people turn to family, friends, and neighbors Read More


Christian Health Care Center Announces Employee Legend of the Fourth Quarter
November 11, 2019

Carly Sherman, RN, Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) Team Leader for Heritage Manor Nursing Home, is CHCC’s employee Legend of the fourth quarter for 2019. Ms. Sherman, of Butler, NJ, was recognized for being an ambitious, proactive, and adaptable employee who always goes above and beyond. She has served as an ambassador for other departments Read More


Continuum of care for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease
November 8, 2019

Every 68 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. Currently, 5.2 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, with the vast majority being 65 and older. Alzheimer’s is a progressive, irreversible illness involving loss of cognitive functioning and pathological changes in the brain. While tremendous strides have been made in research, knowledge, Read More


First Responders of Hawthorne, Wayne, Wyckoff Honored Alongside Christian Health Care Center Boards of Trustees at Annual Gala
November 5, 2019

On October 23, 2019, Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) hosted its annual gala, A Celebration of Excellence, at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ. The event honored the boards of trustees of CHCC and its Foundation, along with first responders from the towns of Hawthorne, Wayne, and Wyckoff. More than 500 guests attended, including over 180 Read More


Christian Health Care Center Announces Employee Legend of the Quarter

Aimee Restifo, LCSW, Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) Admissions Case Manager for Heritage Manor Nursing Home and Southgate, was selected as employee Legend of the third quarter for 2019. Ms. Restifo, of Midland Park, NJ, was recognized for helping all who she encounters, from clients and their families, to staff members and volunteers. Her open-door Read More


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