(January 19, 2024 – ROCHESTER, NY) For the second year in a row, three Jewish Senior Life employees have been recognized as Health Care Heroes honorees by Rochester Business Journal (RBJ). The annual RBJ Health Care Heroes awards honor the efforts of individuals and organizations making a significant impact on the quality of health care in the Rochester area.
Yvonne Butman, Director of Social Work, will be recognized in the Management category for her significant contributions to Jewish Senior Life’s Green House® Cottages training and campus expansion project, management of COVID-19 communications, and her overall positive and warm demeanor with residents, families, and staff. Doria Joyce-Rocchio, Program Director for Living Well Companion Care, will be honored in the Senior Care category for her efficient and effective management of care for residents across the Jewish Senior Life campus and in the Greater Rochester community. Andrea Oser, RN Clinical Coordinator for Jewish Senior Life’s short-term rehabilitation program, will be acknowledged in the Nursing category for her superior organizational and leadership skills, and extensive knowledge of her patients and families.
Michael S. King, President and CEO at Jewish Senior Life says, “On behalf of all of our Jewish Senior Life residents and staff, we are incredibly grateful for the compassionate care these heroes provide to our residents, patients, and clients, as well as their families and caregivers. It’s a privilege to have them on our team providing high-quality care to the people we serve and an ever greater honor to have them recognized in the community-at-large for the important work that they do.”
Winners will be honored at a breakfast celebration on Thursday, February 29, at the Hyatt Regency Rochester, 125 East Main Street in Rochester.
About Jewish Senior Life:
Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Senior Life is Rochester’s only Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Guided by the values of honoring family and aging in place, Jewish Senior Life offers all levels of care on a single campus—from independent living to skilled nursing care—along with a variety of programs and services for people living outside its campus. Jewish Senior Life has CARF International accreditation for high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® since 2020. Its affiliate, the Jewish Home, has been recognized as a Newsweek Best Nursing Home 2022-2024; and also received the “High Performing” ranking for Long-Term Care and Short-Term Rehabilitation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2022-2024. For more information, visit www.jewishseniorlife.org or https://www.facebook.com/jewishseniorlife.
About the Rochester Business Journal:
The Rochester Business Journal has served as the leading source of business news and information in Rochester, N.Y., for 36 years. In addition to its website, RBJ.net, and weekly print publication, the Rochester Business Journal publishes more than 25 special products a year including Book of Lists, Explore Greater Rochester, RBJ 75 and Schools Report Card. The Rochester Business Journal also hosts 11 annual events to recognize excellence and provide leadership opportunities. Those events include Forty Under 40, Icon Honors, Women of Excellence and Reader Rankings. In addition, the Rochester Business Journal facilitates virtual panel discussions bringing local experts from the business community together to discuss current topics and trends. Its Digital Marketing Solutions helps customers with social media, search engine marketing and optimization, retargeting, email marketing and more. The Rochester Business Journal and its sister publication, The Daily Record, which covers law and real estate in Western New York, are part of BridgeTower Media, the leading provider of B2B information, research, events and marketing solutions across more than 25 U.S. markets and industries.