Jewish Home at Home, part of The Jewish Home Family of services, offers Gallen Day Center to assist caregivers caring for older and disabled seniors with a variety of medical conditions

This service provides assistance to caregivers who have the responsibility of caring for an older adult who requires a structured, supervised setting. The Gallen Day Center meets the needs of seniors and disabled adults with a variety of medical conditions such as:

  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Vision and Hearing Impairment
  • Depression
  • Confusion
  • Memory Loss
  • Incontinence
  • Use of Wheelchairs/ Walkers

Our services include:

Nursing Care 
Skilled Nursing assessments, monitoring and care. Health promotion, showering, education and counseling. Administration and supervision of medication.

Recreational Activities 
Planned therapeutic activities designed to meet individual interests and capabilities. Crafts, art, music, daily exercise, horticulture, current events, discussion groups, intergenerational programs and holiday celebrations.

Click here for our calendar of events.

Social Work Services 
Initial interviews, referrals, home visits, and individual counseling for participants and/or family members.

Case Management 
Ongoing review of participants’ need and eligibility for community services, home care and long-term planning.

Transportation
Drivers trained to assist the elderly provide door to door transportation in handicapped accessible minibuses.

Meals
Breakfast, morning snack and hot lunch are provided to all participants. The Jewish Home at Rockleigh, a kosher facility, is under the supervision of the Rabbinical Council of Bergen County.

Environment
5,500 square feet is dedicated to The Gallen Day Center in the state-of-the-art Jewish Home at Rockleigh. Designed especially for the older adult population we serve, it is safe, comfortable and includes two spacious activity rooms, a medical suite, a reclining area and amenities such as outdoor patio, gardens, and secure walking paths.

Participants have accessibility to the Jewish Home’s beauty salon, library, outpatient medical and rehabilitation facilities.

Caregiver and Parkinson’s Support Groups
Caregiver Support Groups are offered free of charge and are open to the public. Facilitated by professional staff, the group addresses the emotional and practical issues of caring for a loved one in a supportive atmosphere. Groups meet once a month. 

Rehabilitation Medicine
The on-site rehabilitation center offers complete services for outpatients including physical, occupational and speech therapy. Services are billed separately and are payable through private funds, insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, if eligible.

Outpatient Medical Services
Fully equipped on-site medical suites offer outpatient medical, podiatry and dental care. Medical services are billed separately by the provider and are payable through private funds, insurance, Medicare or Medicaid, if eligible.

Cost

  • There is a daily fee for participation.
  • Government funding is available for eligible individuals. Information and referral services are provided to achieve a suitable funding source for each applicant.
  • Long Term Care Insurance may apply
  • Medical and rehabilitation services will be billed separately. Insurance coverage may be be available.
  • V.A. funding is available

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Hours of Operation

The Gallen Day Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Participants may attend two to five days weekly. Extended hours are available.

The Gallen Day Center can be contacted directly at 201-750-4238, or at gallen@jewishhomefamily.org

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My sister Maureen and I want to thank you and all the wonderful caregivers at Jewish Home.  Our mom has felt very welcomed, safe and cared for over the past 2 weeks.  She has also made some very good friends!

Eileen M and Maureen B

2019-05-30T18:07:32-04:00

Eileen M and Maureen B

My sister Maureen and I want to thank you and all the wonderful caregivers at Jewish Home.  Our mom has felt very welcomed, safe and cared for over the past 2 weeks.  She has also made some very good friends!
Thank you very much. The staff were terrific all the way. I can’t thank you enough. I really appreciate you putting up with me and my overprotective family!

– Claire S, Englewood Cliffs

2019-04-29T10:40:09-04:00

– Claire S, Englewood Cliffs

Thank you very much. The staff were terrific all the way. I can’t thank you enough. I really appreciate you putting up with me and my overprotective family!
We appreciate everything all the good folks at AL have done for our mom. Mom felt so very welcomed during her time there. From the caregivers to nurses and everyone - very caring and encouraging. It is so good to have a relationship with you all for any future respite or other needs.

Eileen M and Maureen B

2019-05-30T18:09:05-04:00

Eileen M and Maureen B

We appreciate everything all the good folks at AL have done for our mom. Mom felt so very welcomed during her time there. From the caregivers to nurses and everyone - very caring and encouraging. It is so good to have a relationship with you all for any future respite or other needs.
We tried hiring a health aide directly and ended up having to provide last-minute backup and support. The 24-hour on-call and nursing support makes an incredible difference.

– Linda Q, Northvale

2019-04-29T10:36:27-04:00

– Linda Q, Northvale

We tried hiring a health aide directly and ended up having to provide last-minute backup and support. The 24-hour on-call and nursing support makes an incredible difference.
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