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Top Work Places 2018 Democrat & Chronicle

Jewish Senior Life
has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

“Top Workplaces is more than just recognition,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “Our research shows organizations that earn the award attract better talent, experience lower turnover, and are better equipped to deliver bottom-line results. Their leaders prioritize and carefully craft a healthy workplace culture that supports employee engagement.”

Jewish Senior Life strives to create a caring, supportive and flexible environment with meaningful and rewarding work, as well as competitive benefits and perks that ensure employees have a happy and healthy place to work. In addition to being recognized a as a Top Workplace, the organization was also honored with the “Manager’s Award,” having received exceptional ratings by its employees who cited that their managers help them learn and grow, make it easier for them to do their jobs well and care about their concerns.

“At Jewish Senior Life, passion and purpose come together to create a place where employees are supported and are making a difference in people’s lives every day,” said Mike King, President and CEO of Jewish Senior Life. “We’re so thrilled that our employees voted for this honor for the second consecutive year, and we sincerely thank all our staff who make this team feel like family.”

Jewish Senior Life is one of the largest non-profit employers in Rochester, with more than 1,000 employees.

“Becoming a Top Workplace isn’t something organizations can buy,” Claffey said. “It’s an achievement organizations have worked for and a distinction that gives them a competitive advantage. It’s a big deal.”


About Jewish Senior Life:

Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Senior Life is guided by the values of honoring family and emphasizing aging in place—allowing people to remain in the place of their choice longer. Jewish Senior Life is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering all levels of care from independent living to skilled nursing care on a single campus:

  • The Summit at Brighton for independent living;
  • Wolk Manor for assisted living;
  • The Lodge at Wolk Manor for assisted living memory care;
  • The Jewish Home of Rochester for long-term, transitional, and memory care;
  • Transitional Care at the Jewish Home for short-term rehabilitation;
  • Atkin Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation;
  • Marian’s House daytime retreat for those with memory loss; and
  • a variety of community programs and services such as Living Well Companion Care and Physician House Calls, that enable people to age and live safely, either on campus or in another place that they call home.

Jewish Senior Life is the only senior care provider in the Rochester area to offer Life Care, a program which eliminates worries about unforeseen care needs and medical expenses throughout the full continuum of care.

Jewish Senior Life is CARF accredited for its high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been named a 2017 Top Workplace by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

Jewish Senior Life is a member of the Alliance for Senior Care of Greater Rochester, Leading Age, Leading Age New York, and the Association of Jewish Aging Services.

For more information, please visit www.jewishseniorlife.org.

About Energage, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, Pa., Energage (formerly known as WorkplaceDynamics) is a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools that help leaders to unlock potential, inspire performance, and achieve amazing results within their organizations. The research partner behind the Top Workplaces program, Energage has surveyed more than 47,000 organizations representing well over 16 million employees in the United States.

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Contact: Jane Knickerbocker, Vice President of Marketing
585-784-6366
jknickerbocker@jewishseniorlife.org