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Jewish Home hosts wellness workshops

A session of “Take Control of Your Health” at the Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale. (Courtesy JHAL)
A session of “Take Control of Your Health” at the Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale. (Courtesy JHAL)

The Jewish Home Assisted Living in River Vale is hosting a series of health workshops, empowering those with chronic illnesses to take control of their health. The peer-led programs, sponsored by the Bergen County Department of Health Services, give people with chronic conditions and their caregivers the knowledge, skills, and confidence to take a more active role in their health care. Workshops are held for 2 1/2 hours weekly for six weeks.

Participants learn strategies for managing symptoms, working with health care professionals, setting weekly goals, problem solving, relaxing, handling difficult emotions, eating well, and exercising safely and easily.

The Jewish Home Assisted Living Kaplen Family Senior Residence offers an elegant community which promotes resident dignity in a home-like environment. The facility was awarded Advanced Standing status, granted by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services for outstanding quality and consistency of service. Jewish Home Assisted Living is a nonsectarian community open to all seniors regardless of race, religion or national origin.

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