JCHE Spring Celebration 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014, 6:00pm
at the Westin Waltham

JCHE is proud recipient of awards and distinctions

We are delighted to announce that JCHE has recently been awarded the following:

  • Board members Helen and Rudolph Kass are the AJAS 2014 Trustees of the Year
  • Communities of Quality from NAHMA for Shillman House, Coleman House and Golda Meir House
  • Exemplary Elderly Housing from NEAHMA for Shillman House
  • LeadingAge Massachusetts 2013 Community Service Award for our Generations Together "feelie hearts" progra
  • 2013 Innovation in Service Coordination Award from Critical Signal Technologies for our Generations Together programs
  • MassHousing awards for exceeding goals for doing business with minority-owned businesses (MBE) and women-owned businesses (WBE)


Watch this video for one resident's perspective on life at JCHE!


Insights from Onsite: President and CEO Amy Schectman's Blog

Passover is a rich holiday and has always been my favorite. This year, as I was preparing the Haggadah supplement by reading through 10 or more different Haggadot I’ve bought over the years, I found many interesting readings. The one I want to share now is the notion that Passover is the ultimate exercise in moral optimism. It reminded me of Martin Luther King’s observation that the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

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Stories from JCHE

As soon as Lee Paderson moved into Shillman House, she started volunteering in the building. She has also carved out time each week to volunteer at the Framingham Food Pantry. Her reasons are not complicated. Lee likes helping people!

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Boston College Professor John McDargh speaking at Golda

JCHE buildings welcome people from all over the world. Walk down the corridors of Golda Meir House in Newton and you can hear English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Russian and Korean. It can be very challenging for a newcomer to integrate into an established. Residents at Golda are focusing on this issue in creative ways.

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Our Donors Make it Possible

We rely on the generous support of donors in order to better provide for our programs and services. Your donations ensure that low-income seniors can age with dignity.

Thank you to our wonderful JCHE Spring Celebration 2014 Sponsors!