During the week of February 10, 2020, Isabella Geriatric Center, part of the MJHS Health System located in New York, NY, successfully launched Comfort Matters in their Short-Term Rehabilitation program. They are the first organization in the United States to offer the Comfort Matters program to short-term rehabilitation staff and patients. Isabella Center is located in upper Manhattan and has pioneered the care of older adults since 1875. Comfort Matters has proudly partnered with Isabella Center’s memory care neighborhoods over the past 8 years. All three memory care neighborhoods have achieved the Comfort Matters accredited status and are designated Comfort Matters Accredited Providers. We are looking forward to working with our friends at Isabella Center as they begin this new chapter in giving comfort to their residents and staff.
We are pleased to announce that the La Posada retirement community located in Green Valley, AZ successfully launched the Comfort Matters program during the week of January 13, 2020 and is Comfort Matters newest partner dedicated to giving comfort to those who are dealing with the affects of dementia. La Posada has been providing services to the Seniors living in Southern Arizona area for over 35 years. Their not-for-profit, award winning, multi-faceted community serves as a national model for all others in our industry. We are proud and honored that Comfort Matters has been selected to be apart of their mission “To Maximize the Well-Being of Seniors.”
Tena Alonzo, Comfort Matters’ Director of Education and Research, has been invited and will be speaking at the upcoming American Society on Aging, (ASA), conference that will be held March 26th through the 28th in San Francisco, CA
We are pleased to announce that the Fairhaven Community located in Upper Sandusky, Ohio is the fourth community of United Church Homes Network, and the most recent of our partners to launch the Comfort Matters program.
June 7, 2017: After many months of dedicated application of Comfort Matters principals and demonstration of competencies in caring for their residents that have problems thinking, The Actors Fund Home in Englewood, NJ, has become the first Community in New Jersey and the latest Comfort Matters provider to become an accredited Comfort Matters provider.
We are very pleased to announce that, on March 27, 2017, the Trinity Community of Beaver Creek, OH, (part of the United Church Homes Care Communities), has joined the Comfort Matters family of Memory Care providers. Trinity is the second of the United Church Homes communities to launch Comfort Matters.
We are pleased to welcome the Jewish Community Housing Corporation of Metropolitan New Jersey as the most recent of our Comfort Matters partners. The Comfort Matters program was launched on March 3rd, 2017 at Weston Assisted Living Residences.