Providing 103 Years of Excellence in Eldercare

Our Story

For more than a century we have been the proud caretakers of the elderly in our local community. Founded on the Jewish principle of respecting age as a blessing, we have dedicated ourselves to delivering the best in elder care services to people of every faith and every background. So as we enter our second century, we are excited to introduce a new range of services and updates to serve our life-long commitment to our community.

Discover the difference

  • Leavitt Family Jewish Home

    Sharing Our Tradition of Eldercare Since 1912

    Founded on a philosophy that all elders deserve our respect, admiration, and care, the Leavitt Family Jewish Home on the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg campus of JGS Lifecare in Longmeadow, is proud to be the area’s most trusted, not-for-profit nursing home of more than 100 years.

    • Long term skilled nursing care
    • Short-stay rehabilitation therapies
    • Specialized Alzheimer’s care
  • Ruth’s House - An Assisted Living Residence

    This is Living!

    When your loved one needs a new place to call home, consider Ruth’s House. For seniors of all faiths who may need help with day-to-day activities, but still strive to live life to the fullest, we offer a full calendar of activities, individualized personal care services and a continuum of care.

    • Home Away from Home
    • Personal Care Services
    • Specialized Memory Care
  • Spectrum Home Health and Hospice Care

    Quality Care that Comes to You!

    Spectrum Home Health and Hospice Care is dedicated to providing professional rehabilitation and health care services in the privacy of your own home. Offering skilled nursing, hospice care, physical and occupational therapy, we’ve served Hampden County for 20 years.

    • Skilled nursing and certified home health aides
    • Hospice care and social services
    • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Wernick Adult Day Health Care Center

    Trusted Daytime Care

    One of the first adult day health care centers in western Mass., Wernick provides a safe, comfortable and trusted setting for seniors who require assistance or supervision during the day. Participants receive personalized skilled care, innovative therapies, personal care assistance and nutritious meals and snacks. Transportation is also available.

    • Safe, secure surroundings
    • Personalized skilled care
    • Certified Music & Memory Program
  • Genesis House Apartment Community

    Assisted Independent Living

    Genesis House is available for those with low to moderate income who are over the age of 62, designed to meet the needs of independent seniors who seek the comfort, security and conveniences provided by an independent apartment community. Subsidized by HUD, Genesis House offers efficiency and one-bedroom apartments.

    • Efficiency and one-bedroom apartments
    • Subsidized by HUD
    • Located on the Harold Grinspoon Campus of JGS Lifecare
  • Other Services

    Care, Therapy, and Education

    Whether you need short-stay therapeutic rehabilitation, palliative therapies to help you relieve the pain, symptoms and stress caused by serious illnesses, or you just want to learn more about aging gracefully, JGS Lifecare provides a program to serve you.

    • Short-Stay Rehabilitation Program
    • Frances B. Cohen Palliative Care Program
    • JGS Lifecare Institute
Project Transformation

Project Transformation: will enhance, build and expand our services and facilities to improve health outcomes, and enhance resident dignity, independence and quality of life. Changes underway include the introduction of the Small House model of care, renovations to the Leavitt Family Jewish Home, the upcoming construction of a state-of-the-art 24-bed Small House rehabilitation facility, as well as other significant updates to the entire campus.

Meet Our Dedicated Staff

Devorah Jacobson

We’d like to celebrate Rabbi Devorah Jacobson who has been our Director of Spiritual Life for 15 years.

Meet Our Dedicated Staff

Devorah Jacobson

We’d like to celebrate Rabbi Devorah Jacobson who has been our Director of Spiritual Life for 15 years.

Send a Tribute Card

Send a Tribute Card

"Whether sending your sympathy, celebrating a special occasion, or wishing someone a speedy recovery, a card from JGS Lifecare shows your special thoughts in a meaningful way."

After 103 years of helping elders transform the quality of their lives, we are thrilled to reinvent our organization to reflect our heritage and commitment to our future.

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