Our Devotion to Enriching Lives
We are a team of more than 1,200 healthcare professionals who share a common goal: providing the highest quality of care to all who come to us for help.
A Greater Purpose
With an 80-year history, Miami Jewish Health has been built with a focus on tomorrow, providing access to the latest research trials, offering a comprehensive line of health services, living facilities and programs, and employing an innovative care model centered on empathy.
But our purpose extends far beyond the tasks we perform. We are here to have a positive impact on someone’s life and to become better as professionals and people. We count on each other’s skills and compassion, celebrate achievements and offer peace of mind in the face of challenges. We are empathic caregivers, advocates and partners who champion the healthy aging and life goals of our patients, residents and participants.
We stand for health and for a life lived to its fullest.
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Our mission is to honor and enrich lives with empathy, purpose and grace.
Our vision is to be the leading source of healthy aging through our innovative continuum of care.
Our core values are the guiding principles for our actions.
We value safety above all else. Our actions protect the well-being of everyone in our community.
We value respect and treat everyone with dignity, value their contributions and help one another succeed.
We value compliance and uphold the highest ethical and regulatory standards in our practices.
We value excellence, as we strive to be the best in everything we do and to continually improve.
Miami Jewish Health at a Glance
The number of clients we serve annually, always with an emphasis on quality.
The size of our team of physicians, APRNs, nurses, caregivers, support staff and partners, all equipped to provide quality comprehensive care.
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The range in age of the clients we serve, and part of our commitment to provide care at all stages of life.
Miami Jewish Health Main Campus
- Skilled Nursing
- Nursing Home
- MIND Institute
- Cypen Towers
- Administrative offices
Douglas Gardens North
Florida PACE Centers
An 80-Year Legacy
Since 1940, Miami Jewish Health has been a pioneer in geriatric care, growing to become an internationally renowned leader in healthcare.
A Jewish merchant rescues Adam Reiss from a mob attack fueled by WWI anti-German hysteria.
As a gesture of gratitude, Adam Reiss leaves $10,000 to Ida Cohen for the establishment of a home for Miami’s elderly widowed Jews.
The late matron Ida Cohen and other civic leaders sign the articles of incorporation for the Jewish Home for the Aged.
“The Home” opens its 23-bed facility in a modest one-story house.
The Douglas Gardens Campus opens and decades of growth begin.
Skilled Nursing Advances
“The Home” becomes a national leader in geriatric long-term skilled nursing care.
Miami Jewish Health transforms from a nursing home to a continuing care campus, offering a wide range of services.
Comprehensive Care for Everyone
Douglas Gardens Hospice is launched, along with the state’s first and only Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).
Chronic Pain Breakthrough
The Rosomoff Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center, established in 1974 to treat patients with complex and chronic pain, moves to the Miami Jewish Health campus.
A Growing Campus
Douglas Gardens North, a 26-acre site in Pembroke Pines, opens its doors.
Miami Jewish Health partners with Seasons Hospice, and an inpatient hospice unit opens its doors on campus.
Memory Center Reinvention
The MIND Institute is established by Dr. Marc Agronin to promote brain health and early diagnosis, management and support for people living with Alzheimer’s and other neurocognitive disorders.
Excellence in Numbers
Together, Miami Jewish Health and its partner agencies now have more than 1,200 employees.
Board of Directors
- Jeffrey Rittenberg – Chairman of the Board
- John Richard – Vice Chairman
- Jeffrey P. Freimark – President and CEO
- Stephen H. Cypen
- Wayne A. Cypen
- Ronald Fieldstone
- Jane Kahn Jacobs
- Carol Lang
- Ora Lea Strickland, PhD
- Arthur Unger
- Jay Solowsky