Generation                            Generation                               TOGeneration to Generation | ‫דור לדור‬A Ce...
Message From the Presidentby   Paul Frisch, President, Board of TrusteesT            time for action. We’ve been planning ...
In This Issue	                                          From the CEO’s DeskEditorials 	 2–3                           by  ...
What’s New at Cedar Sinai ParkNew Robison Administrator                             Lesley said, “I’m excited about the   ...
The Goodman Family       is a proud supporter        of Cedar Sinai Park5773           ‫דור לדור‬       5
Affordable Housing Purchases            well-being of our city and to generate   and Conrad Myers); efforts of BillComplet...
Affordable housing (clockwise from top left): Rose Schnitzer Tower (2007), Lexington Apartments, The 1200 Building, Park T...
Housing with Services Progresses                                                                        As we round out th...
Poems by Rose Schnitzer Manor Residents“Friday, December 14, 2012: Sandy              The answer lies in something else fo...
Tugging on HeartstringsT      his year’s benefit                     for the residents of Robison Jewish Health Center aga...
Clockwise from top left: Heartstrings signaturegraphic by Jen McClure; Havdalah with Can-tor Ida Rae Cahana and Beth Hamon...
Lance Steinberg, President          1 SW Columbia, Ste. 1650              Portland, OR 97258        503-488-2020 or 888-82...
Our Family Photo Album                            Clockwise from top: Robison residents Mimi Sil-                         ...
Clockwise from top left: Recipients of the 2013Villa Scholarship with benefactors Jeff  Fran-cine Reingold; Paul Schlesing...
Clockwise from top left: Robison resident MimiSilver at the Portland Art Museum; Robison Jew-ish Health Center resident Es...
Tonkon Torp is proud to     We thank all the angels                      support Cedar Sinai Park          that support   ...
Kehillah Housing Construction BeginsW       e are delighted    to have started building Kehillah Housing, a 2-story, 14-ap...
carolyn                                                                          In addition to being the largest national...
American Taxpayer Relief Act and Youby   Roy Abramowitz, CPA, CFP, Treasurer of the Oregon Jewish Community FoundationO   ...
Robison Staff Open Doors to the WorldT     heLife Enrichment team at the Robison Jewish Health Center spearheaded the firs...
Best wishes to the  Carla Properties, Ltd.,                        residents and staff at   is proud to support           ...
We are pleased to support                                                                      the commitment of          ...
Cedar Sinai Park in a NutshellC       edar Sinai Park                     provides residential and community-based care to...
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  1. 1. Generation Generation TOGeneration to Generation | ‫דור לדור‬A Cedar Sinai Park QuarterlyPortland | OregonSpring 2013 | 5773Vol. 17 | No. 2 Tugging on Heartstrings Affordable Housing gets aRobison Staff OpenDoors to the World BoostResident Poetry & News UpdatesKehillah Housing Construction Commences
  2. 2. Message From the Presidentby Paul Frisch, President, Board of TrusteesT time for action. We’ve been planning and working for years to move forward his is the with the development of our new nursing facility. We are delighted to now be entering thecommunity phase of fundraising work in order to build the New Nursing Home based on the household memory support or on-going care dential care will remain inside the model. We are with a setting that has been shown Robison building. A bridge linking honored that to make a difference in terms of well- the New Nursing Home with the a number of being and quality of life. All of us Robison Jewish Health Center will communit y have been raised and live in homes. leaders and In our homes, we are surrounded by 100% of our familiar objects and spaces that help The results of our capi- Board of Direc- us to maintain our orientation and tal campaign will make tors have made to feel comfortable. By designing a significant differencecommitments and that we now have our healthcare space in accordance in the quality of lifeclose to $6,000,000 raised for this with this normal environment, we that we want to providenew home. We need your help to will be able to provide settings that our community’s elders.make this dream a reality. are truly home to members of our community who deserve every com-Household Model fort and reassurance we can provide. make it possible for all of our long-The New Nursing Home will consist Additionally, these more intimate term residents to be able to comeof four households. Each household living and care settings will provide together for parties and religiouswill have 12 individual private bed- a safer and more comforting place services.rooms with their own bathroom and to live.shower. Residents stepping out of Give Generouslytheir bedrooms will be entering the Robison Renovation As you can see, the results of ourheart of their home. A beautiful liv- The Robison Jewish Health Center, capital campaign will make a signifi-ing room, a comfortable dining area, which has served our community cant difference in the quality of lifeand a state-of-the-art kitchen will be well for more than half a century, that we want to provide our com-the central features of each house- will continue to be an important as- munity’s elders. We need your directhold. In addition, a library space for set to our organization. We will be involvement and your generousthose seeking quiet contemplation renovating key systems and updat- participation to make this campaignand a spa for those wishing to be ing our interior spaces to assure that a success. Volunteers of our organi-pampered just a little bit will also anyone served in that building will zation will be making contact withbe included among the enjoyable also enjoy a private room. Robison you. We hope that you will join usamenities. And of course, like any will be the key facility for the short- and give generously. •other household, utility spaces like a term rehabilitation work that welaundry room will be easy to access provide to many of our communityand well maintained. members who just need a little bit Most importantly, these new of help after a hospital stay prior tohouseholds will provide members going home. In addition, our Adultof our community who may need Day Service Program and some resi-2 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  3. 3. In This Issue From the CEO’s DeskEditorials 2–3 by David Fuks, Chief Executive Officer, Cedar Sinai Park AWhat’s New 4-8 s we get older, we face a number of challenges andPoems by Rose Schnitzer some of us feel frustrated as we are asked to considerManor Residents 9 limited options. Cedar Sinai Park is working to break throughTugging onHeartstrings 10–11 those limita- in their own homes as they faceThe annual benefit raises tions and health challenges. The creation ofmuch-needed funds make sure that Kehillah Housing (see p. 17), whichOur Family Photo o u r c o m mu - will provide for young developmen-Album 13–15 nity has many tally disabled adults, will also pro- opportunities vide options and choices for familyKehillah Housing to live well. members seeking to help their adultConstruction Begins 17 As you well children to make an important tran- know, we are sition into independence. Finally,American Tax Payer moving forward with a capital cam- our affordable housing apartmentRelief Act and You 19 paign that will provide a remarkable buildings in downtown Portland, quality of life for our most fragile when linked with health and socialRobison Staff Opens community members. We are also services that we will be coordinat-Doors to the World 20 renovating the Robison Jewish ing on-site for, will provide lower-Cultural Diversity Week Health Center in order to extend income members of our communityenglightens, delights the highest quality of rehabilitation new options that will help them to and day services to our community. thrive (see pp. 6–7).Help Us Be a Good We are thrilled to be moving for- At the center of this spectrum ofNeighbor 20 ward with those efforts. In addition, services is a strong commitment toIn a Nutshell 23 we are also pleased to be moving for- individual choice and the dignityWho we are, what we ward in many other directions. The of our community members. Cedardo, and why Rose Schnitzer Manor continues to Sinai Park is not just the home; it is provide the highest quality of assist- the organization in our communityCedar Sinai Park Online 24 ed living in our state. By providing committed to developing a Jewish this quality of service, we have been response to the issues of aging and and will continue to be able to allow disability. Our growth and diversifi- elders to remain independent for a cation will help us to remain strong much longer period of time. Our throughout the 21st century. Our Adult Day Center continues to as- work is informed by the faith and sure families who are providing care values of our community. Our de- for loved ones at home that they sire to grow and create more choices will have opportunities for respite for community members reflects or work while their loved one is part our commitment to keep faith withOn the cover: Elise Brickner-Schulz of a happy and active community. this community’s values. •raises her hand at the March 2 Heart- Sinai Family Home Services contin-strings event while being recognized as a ues to grow and is helping more andBoard member. Photo by Justin Tunis. more in our community to remain5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 3
  4. 4. What’s New at Cedar Sinai ParkNew Robison Administrator Lesley said, “I’m excited about the numbers. Winners were announced Robison Jewish opportunity to serve our elders and on February 28; 50 winning Health Center grow within the organization. I have pieces were also be published in witnessed a a strong affinity for this community Reflections: A Collection of Writing and not-so-solemn and a special connection to Robison Poetry by Oregon’s Elders. ceremony on because many of my family members We have received notification Friday, January lived here, including my grandpa, that the following entries by RSM 23, 2013: the great uncles and great aunts.” residents were selected as winners: certificate af- Outlining her vision, Lesley said firming Lesley she wants to ensure Robison contin- • “Uncle Izzy” by Sam BerrySacks as the new administrator was ues to enjoy strong leadership, par- • “Friday, December 14, 2012”placed on the notice board in an ticularly as Cedar Sinai Park moves by Florence Blitchact dubbed ‘The Changing of the to a new phase of its development. • “Waiting” by Diane BudnerPaper.’ The ceremony completed 8 Short-term, she wants to make the • “A Mother” by Alice Cahanamonths of Lesley’s transition into transition smooth for residents, fam- • “Haunted” by Evelyn Hirschher new role (see the Fall 2012 issue ily members, and staff. • • “Mother Tulip’s Chant” byof Generation to Generation). Martha M. Pomeranz A Portland native, Lesley has been Manor Residents Win Creative • “Sonnet” by Robert Puttermanwith Cedar Sinai Park since 2005: Writing Contestshe served as Admissions Coordina- Ever y ye a r si nc e 1993, Lead- Read some of the winning entriestor/Social Services Co-Director and ingAge Oregon has held a Creative throughout this issue of Generation topreviously as the Director of Adult Writing Contest. Cedar Sinai Park Generation. •Day Services. residents have participated in great Implementing Electronic Medical Records The implementation of the Health MEDX electronic medical records system is well under way and suc- ceeding. Staff at the Robison facility are now routinely using this system. Rose Schnitzer Manor implemen- tation has begun. We anticipate additional expenditures related to hardware expenses and system man- agement. The leap to electronic medical re- cords will make a significant differ- ence in both quality of service and management of key systems. •Chief Program Officer and former Robison Jewish Health Center Administrator Kimberly Fuson(right) and the new Administrator Lesley Sacks affix the nursing home administrator certificate onthe Robison notice board. Continued on pages 6 to 84 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  5. 5. The Goodman Family is a proud supporter of Cedar Sinai Park5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 5
  6. 6. Affordable Housing Purchases well-being of our city and to generate and Conrad Myers); efforts of BillCompleted resources for fulfilling our mission. Stinnett and Lisa Tillman; and stew-The purchase of the Park Tower and We could not have done this with- ardship of consultants and partnerLexington Apartments properties out the tireless work and leadership organizations.concluded on Dec. 19, 2012. We of Jim Winkler; generosity of Harold, The renovation of these acquisi-are now managing 540 apartments Arlene, and Jordan Schnitzer; staff tions is currently underway, with con-(in four downtown buildings) for support from Harsch Investment; struction in these two buildings (andlow-income elders and people with our HUD Section 8 Operating The 1200 Building, purchased earlierdisabilities. The purchase will allow Committee (Paul Frisch, Michael in 2012) coordinated with movingus to continue contributing to the Feves, Jack Menashe, Paul Labby tenants in and out of apartments. • Ruben J. Menashe, Inc. BUILDER • DEVELOPER Congratulations to the dedicated staff of Cedar Sinai Park. Your commitment and hard work is what makes it Oregon’s premier Elder Care Community! COMING SOON to NE Mason and N Williams, another new development by Ruben and Jack Menashe. 11359 NE Halsey Street, Portland, Oregon 97220, 503-255-9680 | www.rjmenasheinc.com6 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  7. 7. Affordable housing (clockwise from top left): Rose Schnitzer Tower (2007), Lexington Apartments, The 1200 Building, Park Tower Apartments (all 2012)5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 7
  8. 8. Housing with Services Progresses As we round out the affordable hous- ing portfolio, we are developing the services to be provided in the four buildings. We received a grant from the Weinberg Foundation to re- furbish a commercial space in The 1200 Building to create a healthcare and social services area. • Robison Residence Flawless The Robison Residential Care Fa- cility completed its biennial state survey with zero citations. Our gratitude goes to the RCF staff lead by Health Services Direc- tor Dorcas Kish, Assistant Admin- istrator Lesley Sacks, and Chief Program Officer Kimberly Fuson. Reacting to the announcement, Dorcas said, “Thank you all for the congratulations and support. I have worked here for 25 years and have seen the growth and the communi- ty support that makes us successful in providing loving care. Thank you for making Cedar Park a great place to work.” • Thank you for making Cedar Sinai Park a great place to work. —Dorcas Kish I have said this elsewhere but I will say it again: on behalf of the family of Sheila Cohen Spring- er, thank you to the wonderful staff at Cedar Sinai Park at all levels but especially the Miriam Suite caregivers led by Ronnie Schecter. From the first day at Rose Schnitzer Manor to the last night at Robison, mom and our family were treated with compassion, professionalism and respect. Thank you all. —Bill Cohen8 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  9. 9. Poems by Rose Schnitzer Manor Residents“Friday, December 14, 2012: Sandy The answer lies in something else for sure. It’s loving friendship that we find Hook Elementary School” The only truth that stares us in the face comes “first” by Florence Blitch Comes quickly through like spar- To answer what we know is life’s kling crystal pure. main thirst. •I write down words, then take them away.I can find none that will conveyThe awful horror of today…Their young laughter, song,Stilled suddenly, was no more…Teachers crumpled to the floorAll, all tomorrows gone.A boundless rage born of our sorrowRoars out across the land.Keening, we bend to comprehendEvil beyond evil. We cannot understand.Forever now a shadow lies across our lives,A tie that binds our agony.Knot well this ribbon of our grief;Hold them forever close in memory.Sonnetby Robert S. PuttermanWe often thirst for what is first in life,What is that precious thing that wemust know.Because our days are often filledwith strife,It’s hard to find the purpose for this show.Perhaps, we’ve thought, the answeris in wealth,Although we know that that hasne’er been true,And then the subject of our constant healthHas always been there, out there inthe blue.Since neither meet the test witherrless grace5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 9
  10. 10. Tugging on HeartstringsT his year’s benefit for the residents of Robison Jewish Health Center again brought our community together in one place to show support for our elders. On March 2 at theGovernor Hotel, Heartstrings inspired all with positive energy, laughter, and kindness. The Havdalah service, led by Park hold soCantor Ida Rae Cahana and accom- dear. Our com-panied on guitar by Beth Hamon, munity’s gener-launched the event on a high note. osity will helpThe ensuing cocktail hour made the nurture bodies,room sing with lively conversations souls, hearts andas friends reconnected and new ac- minds of Ro-quaintances were made. bison residents. Together with the event’s gener- On their behalf,ous sponsors (see ads in this issue), we are deeplygenerous guests rose up as a com- grateful for themunity during the Mitzvah Moment support.paddle raise to enrich the lives of our The intro-most honored citizens. What an en- duction of the Irwin and Renee Holzman between Les and Martha Solteszcouraging experience to see so many capital campaignpeople commit time and dollars to to build the new nursing home on a bridge to the delicious dinner. Theuphold the values of love, honor, our campus (see the Fall 2012 issue evening crescendoed with the per-and respect that we at Cedar Sinai of Generation to Generation) provided formance by the renowned Portland Cello Project. A huge ‘Thank you!’ goes to the Heartstrings Co-Chairs Leslie Geller and Jane Vereschagin. We’re also grateful to the Cedar Sinai Park Development Committee, staff, and volunteers for their hard work put- ting Heartstrings together. A special thanks goes to David Kohnstamm for donating his art to the silent auc- tion. You can relive the magic of Heart- strings by visiting the photo gallery at bit.ly/13HZWbJ (Justin Tunis was the event photographer). We also in- vite you to watch (and share with your friends) the capital campaign video at youtube.com/cedarsinaipark.Co-chairs Leslie J. Geller (left) and Jane Vereschagin with Richard Geller See you again at our next event! •10 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  11. 11. Clockwise from top left: Heartstrings signaturegraphic by Jen McClure; Havdalah with Can-tor Ida Rae Cahana and Beth Hamon; MarciKoontz with resident Hilda Tunick; DeAnnSullivan raises her number during MitzvahMoment; preparing for Havdalah; GideonFreudmann performing with the Portland CelloProject; President Paul Frisch and CEO DavidFuks; Development Committee Chair MichelleEastern Gradow with husband and fellowBoard member Steve Gradow.5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 11
  12. 12. Lance Steinberg, President 1 SW Columbia, Ste. 1650 Portland, OR 97258 503-488-2020 or 888-829-6299 Fax: 503-488-2007 www.steinberginvestmentgroup.com Medline is proud to support Cedar Sinai Park Our mission is to provide quality medical products with superior value to healthcare providers and end users, improving patient and resident care and the quality of peoples’ lives. 800.633.5463 | www.medline.com12 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  13. 13. Our Family Photo Album Clockwise from top: Robison residents Mimi Sil- ver, Ruth Bressler, and Grace Klor hanging out with the llama; RJHC resident Martha Yoder making a watercolor; Manor resident and play- wright Evelyn Hirsch in her creative space.5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 13
  14. 14. Clockwise from top left: Recipients of the 2013Villa Scholarship with benefactors Jeff Fran-cine Reingold; Paul Schlesinger chatting withCEO David Fuks and Federation PresidentMarc Blattner at the Kehillah Housing ground-breaking; Manor resident Robert Putterman ata birthday party with Life Enrichment Coordi-nator Elizabeth Moore; George Fendel providesmusical context to RSM Administrator DavidKohnstamm’s live painting; residents Howardand Frances Wolfe.14 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  15. 15. Clockwise from top left: Robison resident MimiSilver at the Portland Art Museum; Robison Jew-ish Health Center resident Estelle Moses withsome of our culinary and nursing staff; art showat RSM; Hy Freedman and Culinary ServicesDirector Uri Kushner perform at the RobisonTalent Show; English as a Second Languageclass graduation with resident volunteer ArnieSilver and instructor Carolyn Caldwell (centerin red skirt); RSM resident Lenore Weston withher family at Yad B’Yad (see Fall 2012 issue).5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 15
  16. 16. Tonkon Torp is proud to We thank all the angels support Cedar Sinai Park that support and the work it does for seniors in our community. Cedar Sinai Park. tonkon.com 503.221.1440 Best wishes to Cedar Sinai Park residents, staff and volunteers. Providing Caring, Affordable Diane David Service to Portland’s Jewish Rosencrantz Community Since 1854 503-232-5131 j 2610 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd. • Portland, OR 97214 www.HolmansFuneralService.com16 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  17. 17. Kehillah Housing Construction BeginsW e are delighted to have started building Kehillah Housing, a 2-story, 14-apartment building for adults with special needs. The groundbreaking ceremony on September 28last year celebrated the contributions of many supporters to the project, including the Departmentof Housing and Urban Develop- RH Construction started build- ate a new resource to meet the needsment, Portland Housing Bureau, ing the project a few days later. The of developmentally disabled adultsOregon Housing Community site was winterized in December and and their families.” •Services, National Council of Jewish construction resumed in March. Ke-Women, Wayne D. Kuni and Joan hillah Housing is slated to be com- Left from top: Breaking ground, 9/28/12; theE. Kuni Foundation, Jerry Helen pleted in summer 2013. construction site from the Robison building, in October 2012 and early March 2013; renderingStern and the Stern Family, as well According to CEO David Fuks, of the completed project (NW elevation) courtesyas many other individual donors. “We are pleased to be helping to cre- of Bruce Sternberg Architect, Inc.5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 17
  18. 18. carolyn In addition to being the largest national janitorial products and robin distributor, AmSan also has introduced a complete FMS weinstein (Facility, Maintenance, Supplies) Catolog. From green seal certified janitorial solutions to Carpet Rug Institute certified cleaning equipment to Energy Star certified electri- cal appliances and lamps. We deliver a complete Green Realtors for Every Generation ® Product Solution. Working for you and our All of us at AmSan are proud community since 1978 to learn more visit to be partners with cweinsteinpdxhomes.com Cedar Sinai Park Facilities. or contact us personally carolyn 503.802.6415 robin 503.802.6405 carolynandrobin@hasson.com WWW.AMSAN.COM 866-412-6726..Fax 877-712-6726 U.S. Bank. Community, country and you. U.S. Bank has been a pillar of the Portland communities for more than 120 years. We are proud of our heritage, trust and relationships we have built through the generations...making dreams come true. Our commitment means supporting the programs and organizations that enrich the quality of life for all of our neighbors. Because when our community succeeds, everyone wins. U.S. Bank is honored to partner with Cedar Sinai Park — from “Generation to Generation” ...the future looks brighter with us! usbank.com Member FDIC. ©2012 U.S. Bancorp. All rights reserved. 6134 6134 Cedar Sinai Park Ad.indd 1 4/2/12 8:30 AM18 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  19. 19. American Taxpayer Relief Act and Youby Roy Abramowitz, CPA, CFP, Treasurer of the Oregon Jewish Community FoundationO n January 2nd, 2013 President Obama signed into law the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA). While we averted the ‘fiscal cliff’ at the time, ATRA gave us somethingunexpected: permanency and an end to ‘sunsetting’ tax provisions. But as we know from ourparticular brand of sausage-making, While ATRA did not cap item- exemption is only $1,000,000 in Or-nothing lasts forever. ized deductions, it re-imposed grad- egon so the state estate tax is likely ATRA retained and made perma- ual phase-outs of itemized deduc- to apply to many decedents.nent all of the Bush-era income tax tions and personal exemptions from The most notable charitable pro-rates and brackets, indexed for infla- before 2010. The phase-outs apply to vision in the Act renewed the chari-tion. A new top tax rate of 39.6% yet another category of wealthy tax- table IRA rollover but only for 2013was added for wealthy individuals payers: individuals and couples with and 2012 under limited circum-with over $400,000 and couples AGI over $250,000 and $300,000, stances. The provision allows peopleover $450,000 of taxable income, al- respectively. It’s hard to keep track older than 70½ to direct retirementlowing certain itemized deductions. of who is wealthy anymore! distributions up to $100,000 to eli- The existing 15% tax rate (lower The Act patched the alternative gible charities. No charitable deduc-for low-income taxpayers) was made minimum tax (AMT) permanently tion is allowed since the income ispermanent for long-term capital and indexed it for inflation. Other- tax-free. •gains and qualified dividends. wise the AMTHowever, starting in 2013, the rate would have nega-increases to 20% for high-income tively impactedindividuals and couples. millions of tax- Do not overlook the impact of payers in 2012.the 3.8% Medicare Surtax which ATRA alsoalso starts in 2013. This new tax, made permanentfirst introduced by the Affordable at $5,000,000, asHealth Care Act in 2010, applies to indexed for infla-all investment-related income includ- tion, the lifetimeing interest, dividends, capital gains, exemption forand rental income but not earned estates includingincome, retirement or social secu- gift and gener-rity income. The surtax kicks in at ation-skippinglower levels: wealthy individuals and t ran sfers, andcouples with adjusted gross incomes i nc re a se d t heabove $200,000 and $250,000, re- top est ate t a xspectively. rate from 35% For example, if you have AGI to 40%. Whileof $500,000 consisting mostly of most individualsrental and dividend income, your never have to betop federal income tax rate would be concerned with43.4% and capital gains rate would the federal estatebe 23.8%. tax, the lifetime5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 19
  20. 20. Robison Staff Open Doors to the WorldT heLife Enrichment team at the Robison Jewish Health Center spearheaded the first Cultural Diversity Week during the week of February 11–15. Many employees fromaround the world shared their culture through dress, talks, song, dance, and food.Residents sampled Chinese food in “It was wonderful to get to knowcelebration of the Year of the Snake. the people we see every day a little bitThey took a Spanish lesson with better,” said Life Enrichment Coor-Benito Lopez Romero and an arm- dinator Jennifer Felberg.chair trip to Thailand and Vietnam Throughout the week the noticewith Katy Chappell and her husband board by the dining room featuredDave. The Ethiopian coffee ceremo- a map where many employees placedny and Francoise Kasongo’s stories a pin in the place of their birth. Ro-and songs from the Congo trans- bison staff represent at least 26 coun-ported residents to Sub-Saharan tries outside of the United States! •Africa. Other countries representedwith programs were the Ukraine, CNA’s Francoise Kasongo and Macqueen SamGuatemala, Nigeria, and India. perform songs from their native Congo. Help Us Be a Good Neighbor Hansen, Hunter Company, P.C., is a full-service CPA firm specializing in serving the acute and post-acute health care industry in more than 35 states. Reimbursement Services • Medi-Cal cost reporting and consulting with profit/loss analysis, Only use SW 62nd Avenue to rate-setting, audit representation and settlement analysis. access our campus. • Medicare cost reporting and consulting with profit/loss analysis by RUG category and by resident considering fixed versus variable costs. Clinical Consulting Services SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway • Clinical audits with in-house RNs knowledgeable in Medicare, Medicaid case-mix and price-based systems SW Shattuck Road SW 65th Ave. • Billing audits SW 62nd Ave. N W E • Compliance consulting (including IRO function of CIAs) S • Quality Indicator consulting in preparation for Survey Audit Services • For-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes, assisted living facilities    Cedar Sinai Park Campus and CCRC’s   Approved route     • HUD audits   DO NOT USE • OMB A-133 audits • Fraud audits SW Boundary St. • 401(k) and 403 (b) audits • Residential housing audits Tax Services We provide all types of tax preparation, planning, and consulting. Please contact us at (800) 547-3159 for more information.20 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  21. 21. Best wishes to the Carla Properties, Ltd., residents and staff at is proud to support Cedar Sinai Park. the mission of Cedar Sinai Park Landgraphics, Inc. Commercial t Landscaping Services t The definition of... At the heart of heartstrings–your deepest feelings of a good community, love and compassion; Cedar Sinai Park. love–a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; compassion–a deep awareness of and sympathy for another’s suffering. With eternal gratitude to the wonderful Executive Council and Staff of Cedar Sinai Park, who demonstrate love and compassion every day. In memory of Marian Davidson Visit gmco.com to learn more.5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 21
  22. 22. We are pleased to support the commitment of Cedar Sinai Park to love, honor and respect. c o n s u l t a n t s l l c Visit cedarsinaipark.org for the latest news about Cedar Sinai Park and our residents. In appreciation of Miller Nash and Cedar Sinai board member, Cedar Sinai Park. Elise Brickner-Schulz, are proud to support the 2013 Heartstrings event and the Robison Jewish Health Center. Tom Alix Goodman 503.224.5858 millernash.com 18 7 3 2 013 j CENtRal poRtlaNd SEattlE vaNCouvER oREgoN22 GENERATION TO GENERATION Spring 2013
  23. 23. Cedar Sinai Park in a NutshellC edar Sinai Park provides residential and community-based care to our elders and adults with special needs, allowing them to live with comfort, independence, and dignity in amanner and in an environment based on Jewish values. A person-centered approach to careis at the heart of our mission. In Our family of services ensures • Adult Day Services:everything we do, we recognize that that we’re with you wherever you or Daily respite carepeople, including our eldest and your loved one choose to live. • Affordable Housing:most frail citizens, have the right to Four buildings for seniors andcontrol decisions made about their • Rose Schnitzer Manor: people with disabilities (see p. 6)lives. Independent and assisted living • Kehillah Housing: A nonprofit organization, we’re • Robison Jewish Health Center: Affordable housing for adultscommitted to delivering a broad- Skilled, intermediate, and with special needs (see p. 17)based continuum of person-centered memory care • Sinai Family Home Services:care that can be tailored to every in- • Robison Residence: In-home care (joint venture withdividual’s unique needs. Residential care (see p. 8) JFCS) • Supported by Corrections – Fall 2012 Issue Generation to Generation Vol. 17, No. 2 (Spring 2013) Page 3: The caption for the cover photo Publisher misidentified Alison Garfinkle and Cedar Sinai Park her daughter Maddie as the daughter 6125 SW Boundary St. and granddaughter of resident Annette Portland, OR 97221-1019 G e r a r d . T he y a r e , r e s p e c t i v e l y, www.cedarsinaipark.org Annette’s granddaughter and great- M anaging Editor granddaughter. Debbi Bodie Page 7: Carol Blau Rothstein is Contributing Writer and Designer manager not of Portland Jewish Library Peter Korchnak but PJ Library. A dditional Content Page 21, 2nd column: The names of David Fuks Howard and Jane Krichevski were omit- Copy Editor ted from the tribute to Susan Kaplon. DeAnn Sullivan Fuks Page 23, 3rd column: “Lora Schlesinger” Photography (except pp. 10–11) should read “Norton Schlesinger”. Peter Korchnak, Life Enrichment Page 24, 3rd column: “Marvin Rosumny” Coordinators, Kimberly Fuson should read “Celia Rosumny”. A dditional Assistance We regret the errors. Teri Patapoff, Barbara Taylor5773 ‫דור לדור‬ 23
  24. 24. NON-PROFIT ORG U.S. POSTAGE PAID PORTLAND, OR PERMIT NO. 7336125 SW Boundary StreetPortland, OR 97221-1019Continue Reading OnlineI n print,Generation to Generation offers only a selection of stories, photos, quotes, and other information. Visit our outposts on the Internet to further explore life at Cedar SinaiPark. Read, watch, comment, Like—let us know what you think. We’d love to hear from you. Website scribe to the blog via email or RSS Facebook Hot off the design and to be the first to know the latest Like our page at facebook. coding presses, our news from around the campus and com/CedarSinaiPark to newly redesigned website beyond. see the latest updates in your feed.www.CedarSinaiPark.org containseverything about our organization, Flickr YouTubeincluding facilities, services, educa- Most of the photos from Visit our YouTube chan-tional content, as well as this and around Cedar Sinai Park nel for our, yes, videos.past issues of Generation to Genera- are on Flickr.com, a photo site,tion. With a couple of clicks, you can where we organized them into sets Enjoy and please let us know howdonate to benefit our residents. Sub- by date and event for easy viewing. we are doing! • www.cedarsinaipark.org

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