Join us in celebrating 50 years of CJE SeniorLife!

Mark your calendars for our 50th anniversary special events you won’t want to miss.

Dementia Caregiver Training Just Got More Real

Dementia Caregiver Training Just Got More Real

Close your eyes. Muffle your ears. Lay down to sleep. Then imagine you are shaken awake and told to get up for the day. You need your glasses, your hearing aids, your robe, and your slippers, along with a level of consciousness many of us have only after a cup of coffee. Add dementia to this mix, and you have a disoriented, confused perhaps scared, and unhappy reaction to start your day. This is often the life of a person living with dementia who is cared for by a loved one or CNA.

Dementia training experts Elderwerks Educational Services (Elderwerks) and CJE SeniorLife have joined to create many scenarios like this using virtual reality in six hours of caregiver training (three virtually, three in-class discussions). Dementia Reality® is a program that emphasizes the feelings of a caregiver with the plight of a patient to build empathy and a trusting relationship. Read more >>>  
Visit Dementia Reality website

Life Enrichment

CJE Programs and services in our residences and throughout the community provide an enriched mind, body, spirit and cultural experience for older adults to support our philosophy that staying active and “engaged with life” is an important component of healthy aging.

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A wide range of programming and services provides support and direct services to family members, caregivers, and older adults to promote aging in place at home and in the community.


CJE provides programming and facility settings that address both post-acute and chronic medical and psycho-social needs in coordination with the larger healthcare systems.

Research & Education

The study and assessment of new methods and models of care and the training of professionals to advance the delivery of high quality services and programming.

CJE strives to help 20,000 older adults lead healthy and independent lives.
Your contribution will allow us to do so for many years to come.


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As of November 2021, 98% of CJE SeniorLife staff members are vaccinated.

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