Music therapist Ben Pernick is the new director of recreation and activities at the Gallen Adult Day Center, Jewish Home at Home’s adult day program, which operates in Bergen and Rockland counties. It offers free transportation, hot meals, and a day of stimulating social programming.
Mr. Pernick is shown in the photo at right playing saxophone for participants, who enjoy musical guests regularly. Members of the program also have access to all the amenities of the Jewish Home, including rehab, the beauty parlor, the gift shop, a podiatrist, and a dentist. The Gallen Center is open to people of all religions; grants are available for veterans, and people with Alzheimer’s, among others. For information or a free day trial, call (201) 750-4238.