This issue includes our new President & CEO’s four-point focus for long-range planning and strategizing at CJE. Read about our new CJE Care Management Program, medical marijuana updates, older adults and opioid abuse and more.
Find out how older adults are different from others when it comes to substance abuse and what to do if you suspect someone has a problem. We provide many resources, including info on our “MedUse” Questionnaire, as well as details about the response to Jews suffering from addiction by CJE Counseling and JCFS’s Jewish Center for Addiction.
Read about CJE Care Management, a new program that serves as a vital link to those who require assistance with basic needs and are isolated in their homes. Manager Helen Grimaldi discusses the details, and we also present a story about a client who benefited from the program.
Dan Fagin began serving as president and CEO of CJE SeniorLife, Chicago, after a national search, effective Aug. 13. Previously, he was CEO of Cedar Village Retirement Community, a nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Mason, OH.