Dr. Daniel Mendelson

“I am thrilled and honored to serve the Jewish Senior Life community, and enjoy seeing so many kind and familiar faces amongst the residents, families, and employees. I look forward to building on the rich history of excellence in caring and innovation alongside our amazing staff, leaders, and volunteers.”

Dr. Daniel Mendelson is responsible for overseeing Jewish Senior Life’s Medical Department. He has more than 20 years’ experience as Medical Director in long-term care facilities. He co-founded the Geriatric Fracture Center at Highland Hospital, as well as the UR Medicine Geriatrics Group. Dr. Mendelson also was the founder of the Highland Hospital Geriatrics Palliative Care Clinic.

Dr. Mendelson earned his M.D. degree at the University of Rochester, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Biophysics, and trained in Primary Care Internal Medicine and Geriatrics.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Updates

As of November 24, 2020, we share this communication from the New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) regarding Holiday Guidelines for the Jewish Home. The guidelines for Wolk Manor and Lodge can be found here.
As of November 19, 2020 and based on guidelines imposed by the New York State Department of Health, visitation for the Jewish Home of Rochester, Lodge at Wolk Manor and Wolk Manor is paused. We will continue to offer window visitations and video chats. These visits can be arranged through our recreational therapy team.

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April 25, 2022 — Rochester, NY — 13 WHAM — Celebrating a lifelong friendship between Al Feinman and Mike Silver, their families made a donation

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