Tuesday Tours @ 2:00

The Summit offers tours every Tuesday at 2:00pm. We welcome you to drop by and come see all that we have to offer. A Summit team member will be available to discuss your needs and the various living options available.

We look forward to seeing you! For more information, contact us at 585-442-9909 or email us at info@summitbrighton.org.


Programs & Services

Geriatric Care Management

Happier at Home is Jewish Senior Life’s program that provides geriatric care management services. Our Geriatric Care Managers are nurses certified in gerontology who act as guide, advocate and resource for families caring for older relatives. The geriatric care managers conduct an in-depth assessment that considers physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and safety needs; personal preferences; and financial resources to develop a plan of care. The plan of care focuses on the family’s and client’s personal goals so that we are a united front in the care of your loved one.

The care plan is dynamic and will change with illnesses, changes in cognitive abilities or due to many other factors. We will monitor the plan and suggest adjustments as needs change to ensure that your loved one remains safe, happy and well cared for.

With changes in healthcare, planning care is a confusing ordeal. We will help you navigate the system by interacting with healthcare and other service providers to make sure our clients receive quality care and are protected from those individuals that may take advantage of our elders.

Oftentimes families of our clients live out of town. We provide peace of mind that your loved one is getting the attention he or she needs and help to prevent a crisis before it occurs. However, if a crisis does occur, we will be there for guidance, management and support. Our Geriatric Care Managers may attend medical appointments with our clients and provide feedback to the appropriate family members. If hospitalized, we will work with hospital staff and attend discharge conferences to help develop a discharge plan focused on your loved one’s goals.

Some of the services available through the Geriatric Care Management Program are:

  • Advocacy with Health & Service Providers
  • Medication Management & Set up
  • Re-Assessment & Monitoring for Changing Needs
  • Resource for Transitions to Independent/Assisted Living or Nursing Home
  • Coordination of Services to assist in maintaining Goals
  • Resource & Connection to Support Services such as Elder Law Attorneys, Veteran’s Administration, Financial Planners, and Community Resources
  • Guidance and Referrals to Preserve Financial Resources
  • Home Safety Inspection/ Equipment needs
  • Attend Discharge Meetings
  • Medical Appointment scheduling and accompaniment

For information visit the Happier at Home website or contact Debbie Bernacki, RN at (585) 248-5021.

Jewish Senior Life is the first organization in Rochester certified to offer Music & Memory℠ Program

Music & Memory℠ brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life.  With personalized playlists, residents can have some of their most powerful nostalgic moments back in their lives.

To find out more or how you can help, contact Susan Price, PCC Manager at 585-784-6492.

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