Jewish Senior Life’s Green House cottages give residents ‘real home’

A week has passed since Ted Donsky moved into his “real home” at the Jewish Senior Life campus, and still he is speechless.

“I’ll tell you, I can’t talk,” said the 94-year-old resident of Jewish Senior Life’s Green House cottage home. “You know what it’s like? It’s like fantasy world, really.”

The first residents moved from the Jewish Home Farash Tower last week; another group moved this week, and the final residents will move into the cottages Oct. 2. A total of 108 residents—36 per cottage—will fill the brand new, spacious living spaces.

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