Our Mission and Values

CJE SeniorLife Mission Statement

The mission of CJE SeniorLife is to enhance quality of life and facilitate independence of older adults.   

CJE SeniorLife Values Statement

At CJE SeniorLife, we fulfill our mission and realize our vision for and on behalf of our Clients, our Clients’ families, our Staff, our Board Members and our Volunteers by striving for excellence through Respect, Advocacy, Compassion, Intention, Innovation and Accountability.

  • Respect - Kavod

We recognize, honor and acknowledge the inherent value of each person, for their wisdom, their culture, their background and their unique history.  

  • Advocacy - Timicha

We give voice to our clients’ needs and facilitate positive actions on their behalf.  We engage state and federal officials to advocate the adoption, preservation and/or modification of governmental programs and practices which benefit our community and clients.

  • Compassion - Chesed

We treat everyone with caring, sensitivity, understanding and supportive responsiveness.  

  • Intention - Kavanah

We approach our work and each task with mindful consideration as to what we are doing and why we are doing it, as individuals and as an agency.  

  • Innovation – Chidushim

We advance our knowledge and evaluate, develop and implement new and advanced programming and models of care to bring benefits to our clients, community and broader older adult/health care environment.

  • Accountability - Arevut

We are responsible individually and as an organization for ethical, accurate work and interaction with others. We plan strategically and provide quality care with measurable outcomes and fiscal soundness.

CJE SeniorLife Vision Statement

CJE SeniorLife will be recognized as a leading provider of programs and services for older adults, including their families and support network.  CJE will be responsive to changing community needs throughout the continuum of care.

CJE SeniorLife is dedicated to collaborating with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, health care providers and payors and the larger medical community, other older adult organizations, government agencies, funders and other community organizations. Our work will be enhanced through grants, research and public policy activities. By continually evaluating and improving our operations, CJE SeniorLife will be fiscally sound with balanced social and economic objectives.

CJE SeniorLife is committed to attracting, retaining and developing Management, Staff, Board Members and Volunteers who are engaged in fulfilling our Mission. CJE SeniorLife will strive to be the preferred provider for the Jewish community of Metropolitan Chicago.