An Unconventional Bloom: The Jewish Healthcare Foundation Confronts a Pandemic

The newest ROOTS publication chronicles the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the digital publication is now available online. Physical copies are forthcoming this fall. Read on for the introduction:...
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WHAMglobal Board Delves into COVID-19’s Disproportional Stressors for Women

During the July Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) board meeting, members explored how COVID-19 disproportionately burdened women globally. The pandemic created unforeseen caregiving pressures, forced women into educa...
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COVID-19 Documentary Resonates with Film Festivals Across United States

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce that our short documentary, What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, has been selected for the August 26–31, 2021 Life Film Festival. This is the fourth film festival selection fo...
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Marina del Rey Film Festival Selects JHF COVID-19 Documentary

The short, JHF-produced documentary, What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, was selected for the 2021 Marina del Rey Film Festival, marking the third film festival selection of 2021 for the documentary. The 20-minute documentary expl...
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JHF Webinar Supports State Long-Term Care COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On May 4, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) offered the latest in a series of educational COVID-19 vaccine webinars to hundreds of long-term care facilities statewide, as the PA Department of Health operationalizes a new plan to e...
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Manhattan Film Festival Selects JHF COVID-19 Documentary

The short, JHF-produced documentary, What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, was selected for the 2021 Manhattan Film Festival. The 20-minute documentary explores the causes behind the COVID-19 crisis in long-term care facilities acro...
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JHF COVID-19 Documentary Wins Award

The short, JHF-produced documentary, What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, won the Jury's Choice Award from the A Show for A Change Film Festival in March 2021. The 20-minute documentary explores the causes behind the COVID-19 crisi...
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JHF Spearheads International Women’s Forum Healthcare Special Interest Group; Explores Senior Living Around the World

On April 28, the International Women's Forum Women held another meeting of its Health Care Special Interest Group, a network formed by Karen Feinstein and Debra Caplan. This week's program was organized by the Nancy Zionts, JHF Chief P...
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Long-term Care COVID-19 Vaccine Webinars Draws Over 1000

In an effort to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, the Commonwealth has asked the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) to hold statewide webinars for long-term care facility employees and employees of the Office of Developmental Programs...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Register for a va...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 30, 2021) – The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips 1.COVID-19 vaccines are s...
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WQED Screens JHF COVID-19 Long Term Care Documentary

On February 24, WQED, with host Lynne Hayes-Freeland, held a virtual event to spark discussion about how the current COVID-19 crisis unveiled the underlying systemic issues facing long-term care facilities and threatening the safety of...
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Steelers Mask-Wearing Signs Distributed Throughout Region

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation completed a successful lawn sign campaign in partnership with the Steelers to promote mask wearing to stop the spread of COVID-19. The signs featured Steelers' players and slogans of reminders to wear a...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Presents What Covid-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care

PITTSBURGH -- There has been a crisis occurring that came to a breaking point during the pandemic: how society has turned its back on frail seniors and the challenges of long-term care facilities. The tragic scale of death from COVID-1...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Joins New State Long-Term Care Support Effort

In 2020, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) served as lead educator for the Regional Response Health Collaboratives Program (RRHCP), which supported long-term care residents and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. The RRHCP was a p...
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Jewish Community Supports Seniors with Engaging Programs During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to our senior and caregiver community, from finding ways to connect remotely, to navigating unexpected care transitions, to illness and grief. We are especially saddened by the closing ...
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JHF Recognized During JCC “Little” Big Night

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) was honored to be recognized during the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh's (JCC) virtual Little Big Night on January 23.  "For all these years, the JCC has been there for us, fro...
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JHF Leads Community COVID-19 Public Service Announcements

To promote mask-wearing in the Pittsburgh community, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) initiated a partnership with the Pittsburgh Steelers to create a public-facing lawn sign campaign. Working with members of the Southwestern Pen...
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New Documentary Sheds Light on Causes of COVID-19 Crisis in Nursing Homes

A new documentary short film, entitled What COVID-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care, has finished production, and is now available for viewing online. The documentary examines how the COVID-19 crisis has devastated many long-term care facil...
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PA Extends Long-Term Care COVID-19 Support Program

Over the past five months, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation has served as a lead educator in the Regional Response Health Collaboratives Program (RRHCP), which aims to support long-term care residents and staff during the COVID-19 pand...
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