Home Base is a community partnership that promotes independent, safe and healthy environments for aging adults living in their own homes. The program helps meet the changing needs of older adults living at Ellison Park Apartments, where JFS Home Base staff are located . The Home Base social workers connect residents with programs and serices that support successful aging in place in their own apartments.
The partners of the program include the residents, community service providers and the property management company.
Home Base services are free of charge to adults over 60 years of age living at Ellison Park Aparments in Rochester, NY.
Transportation for grocery shopping, social/recreational/exercise activities and other destinations
Scheduled in-home assistance with laundry, housekeeping and daily living activities
Referrals to in-home medical care, Personal Early Response Systems (PERS) and friendly visitor programs
Comprehensice care management and case assistance
Monthly resident meetings designed to enhance socialization and plan events
Inter-generational programs and social events
Educational and health related workshops
Counseling services and caregiver support
For questions or to begin receiving Home Base services, contact the NORC office at (585) 288-3442
or call Jewish Family Service Main Office at (585) 461-0110
Volunteers are vital to the Home Base success and it's a great way to stay active and participate in the program. To volunteer, please call the JFS Volunteer Coordinator at (585) 461-0110
Jewish Family Service of Rochester
Eastwood Management Corporation
Jewish Community Center of Rochester
Jewish Community Federation of Greater Rochester
The Jewish Home of Rochester
Mercy Center with the Aging
Traditions in Caring
United Way of Greater Rochester
Home Base is funded by a grant from the New York State Office for the Aging