News & Updates

CHCC’s short-term rehab has BIG news for individuals with Parkinson’s disease
February 13, 2019

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

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

CHCC employee and program recognized for excellence by state association
December 11, 2018

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. CHCC’s Faith & Grief Program was also recognized by LeadingAge New Jersey with the 2018 Excellence in Community Service. LeadingAge New Jersey is a Read More

Maria Cruz’s mother is Rachel Smith, and this is their story:
November 9, 2018

“My mom was always the life of the party. She used to sing with a band, loved to dance, spoke Italian fluently, and was full of love and life. But a few years ago, she started to show signs of dementia. It was so hard to see her struggling. What’s worse: my mom knew she Read More

CHCC volunteer honored as New Jersey’s best

She may be only 27, but Brittany McNaboe has been inspiring and motivating Heritage Manor Nursing Home residents with her sincerity, enthusiasm, and dedication for a decade. In recognition of her significant contributions to the seniors’ quality of life, the Health Care Association of New Jersey (HCANJ) has honored Brittany as the 2018 Volunteer of Read More

A Q&A with Howard Gilman, MD, about Alzheimer’s disease

Howard Gilman, MD, is board-certified in psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. At Christian Health Care Center, he serves as Medical Executive and as the psychiatrist for Southgate behavior-management unit. My 75-year-old mother is having memory issues. She keeps repeating the same questions over and over. Is this a warning sign of Alzheimer’s disease? “Repeating Read More

Volunteer Takes Home Prestigious New Jersey Health Association Award
November 5, 2018

Christian Health Care Center (CHCC) volunteer Brittany McNaboe, 27, of Ramsey, NJ, was recently named the winner of the Health Care Association of New Jersey’s (HCANJ) 2018 Volunteer of the Year award. Ms. McNaboe has volunteered for 10 years on CHCC’s Wyckoff campus, having contributed more than 1,800 hours of her time to the betterment Read More

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