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The S tor ie s of CJE

Generation to Generation

ann ual r ep ort 2014


The S tor ie s of CJE

Generation to Generation

The words “L’Dor VaDor” are ubiquitous in Jewish life. L’Dor VaDor concisely states that our mission, as a Jewish community, is to pass on our traditions—and stories— from one generation to the next. CJE SeniorLife, a nationally-recognized eldercare health and human services provider, has now served more than two generations of adults since it was established by Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago in 1971. This 2014 Annual Report features the Stories of CJE—moving insights into how six individuals have benefitted from a few of CJE’s 40-plus programs that have been thoughtfully developed to enhance and enrich the lives of older adults. Indeed, the experiences of our clients, residents, family members and staff are the foundation of the Stories of CJE. They affirm that CJE’s leadership has succeeded in creating an organization that is propelled by Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel’s time-honored value that “the test of a people is how it behaves toward the old,” determined to meet the ever-changing needs of those who come to CJE for its programs, services, information and support. In 2014, CJE helped more than 22,000 individuals, family members and caregivers through its proactive, responsive and integrated network that offers life enrichment, supportive resources, healthcare, education and applied research. From the G.I. Generation to the Silent Generation to the Boomers—and their loved ones—we hope that the Stories of CJE will continue for 120 years… or more.

To view the video that inspired “The Stories of CJE,” go to www.cje.net/stories


Ann ual Me ssag e

from Stephen P. Sandler & Mark D. Weiner

We are honored to present our 2014 Annual Report. This past year presented challenges, especially related to changes in the health care system, but many good opportunities for CJE SeniorLife to demonstrate our leadership, creativity and responsiveness to the needs of older adults and their families in our community.

Thanks to the diligent oversight and guidance of our dedicated Board of Directors, our inspiring stories show how reaching out to CJE—to plan ahead or in a crisis—can have a significant impact on just about everyone we know in the Jewish and larger community.

It is often difficult to accurately describe CJE given our comprehensive network of care that includes more than 40 community-based and residential programs that last year provided 22,000 older adults and their loved ones with life enrichment, supportive resources and healthcare. It is more meaningful to share the stories of individuals who our more than 700 staff members have helped through some transition in aging… with dignity, respect and compassion. CJE’s stories are everywhere. To highlight just a couple:

With deepest gratitude, we carry out our meaningful work due to the support from the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, our partner in service to the community. We also carry out our meaningful work through our cooperative relationships with governmental bodies and partnerships with many vital organizations in Chicago and around the country. And, of course, we carry out our meaningful work thanks to the extraordinary commitment of many individual, corporate and foundation donors.

s A wife of a client in Adult Day Services is relieved and heartened when her husband with dementia attends a rehearsal at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, reconnecting him to his love of music.

s A Water Tower resident with a chronic illness is rejuvenated and making new friends through our Virtual Senior Center, new technology which brings interactive web-based programming into his home. In this Annual Report, there are more stories of people who have benefitted from CJE’s fundamental commitment, since 1972, to enhance the lives of older adults.

CJE SeniorLife’s vision is to be the premier provider of older adult services in metropolitan Chicago and a model for eldercare services throughout the country. With your continued support, our success stories will be shared, passed down and strengthened… from generation to generation. With Our Best Wishes,

Stephen P. Sandler Board Chair

Mark D. Weiner President & CEO


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Lif e Enr ic hment Staying active and “engaged with life” are important components of healthy aging. Life enrichment activities that help older adults maintain their well-being—physically, emotionally, spiritually, intellectually and socially—are evident throughout CJE’s network of care. Dozens of art classes, choral groups, book discussions, dance lessons and cooking demonstrations…and more… ensure that residents at Lieberman Center, Weinberg Community and CJE’s seven independent living buildings have opportunities every day to learn new skills and socialize with others. Many programs for community members are initiated by CJE’s Center for Healthy Living, which last year reached 2,788 older adults throughout metropolitan Chicago with 386 programs to help them remain independent, avoid disease and stay fully engaged in life events. These include lectures, health screenings, socialization activities and fitness and exercise programs. Fully committed to advancing lifelong learning and giving seniors the tools to manage the transitions of aging, CJE also offered eight health and wellness screenings and educational sessions on osteoporosis, diabetes, memory and balance.

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The Center for Healthy Living’s Virtual Senior Center (VSC), a demonstration project in collaboration with SelfHelp Community Services of New York, NY, has presented more than 20 classes that include a variety of topics. Classes include: All That Jazz, This Day in Chicago History, Discover the Web, Happiness Strategies, Reflections on the Weekly Torah Reading, Meditation with Margaret, Music with Les, Meet the Nurse, Chair Yoga, Balance Matters and many more. Participants can also surf the Internet, stay in touch with family and friends via Skype and email, and use social networks, such as Facebook and YouTube.


By Providing Meaningful Connections, the Stories of CJE Continue… The Virtual Senior Center is a fantastic program that lets me make good friends and is a wonderful learning experience— all using a computer and the Internet. I knew a little about computers, but the CJE staff member, Barb, was very helpful in getting me set up and connected. I’ve taken a computer class and have participated in many of the chats, and I plan to do more. There’s a big variety of classes that are interesting and instructional. You don’t even have to leave the house to take them!

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For a total of 62,119 hours of volunteer service,1,608 volunteers of all ages offered helping hands in many ways at CJE. There are a myriad of opportunities for volunteers to share their talents or interests, including delivering meals, assisting with activities and serving as a Culture BusTM Assistant, Virtual Senior Center Tech Buddy or Class Leader, or a “Friendly Visitor.” Religious Life coordinated the delivery of 525 Shabbat Bags containing juice and challah to patients at Lieberman’s Haag Pavilion. The Virtual Senior Center has offered 512 hours of classes to 42 homebound participants in Chicago, who have also spent 19,708 hours online.

Richard P., speaking about his participation in CJE’s Virtual Senior Center online program for isolated older adults.

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Supp ort iv e Re so ur c e s Many seniors are hopeful they can “age in place” in their own home, even if it is necessary to downsize. CJE’s primary mission since it was founded over 43 years ago has been to develop vital programming and services that help people live independently while aging with dignity and respect. I attend the Linkages support group because our 40-year-old daughter has a developmental disability. I have traveled from the south suburbs for over eight years to attend because there is nothing else like it. Once your child is older, there is no support system. The members of the group talk about everything going on with our children, and we serve as a sounding board for each other. Rosann, the facilitator, has a lot of information to share. It is a very close group that’s very welcoming to others—both women and men. We even have large family celebrations for the holidays and other occasions.

Marlene H., speaking as a member of the Linkages support group for parents of adult children with disabilities.

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This year, with the further implementation of the Affordable Care Act, more seniors have been seeking help in navigating the increasingly complex maze of government benefits. Thankfully, CJE has been preparing for this tidal wave of change. Our trained Consumer Assistance resource specialists provided a free “benefits-checkup service” to 818 individuals with low-to-moderate incomes, assisting them in applying for government and community benefits, saving an average annual total of $2,033 per household. Eighty-five percent of these older adults live alone; their average age was 71 and 65 percent were female. CJE also provided 89,016 subsidized Home Delivered Meals to 527 at-risk people to help reduce hunger and improve nutrition. What makes CJE so special is that staff and volunteers who brought the meals also took this opportunity to chat with people and conduct an informal “wellness” check. To brighten their lonely days, staff also made sure that birthday wishes and holiday messages accompanied the warm meal. Linkages is a program unique to CJE that assists seniors who have adult children with disabilities. Imagine the issues, needs and concerns of an 85-year-old mother who is taking care of a 60-year-old son with an intellectual disability. CJE staff members

help families to explore resource options and offer their expertise on service coordination, advocacy, future planning and government benefits. Linkages can also provide referrals to aging and disability services for the older adult as well as the person with the disability. This year, Linkages addressed the issues, needs and concerns of 406 older adults and their family members with a disability. Some older adults find that living independently, with supportive daily assistance, is less stressful and more socially satisfying. This past year, 264 residents enjoyed the welcoming community at Weinberg Community for Senior Living in Deerfield, comprised of Gidwitz Place for Assisted Living and The Friend Center for Memory Care. To meet the growing need for an exceptional assisted living experience, CJE launched a renovation of this campus including a vibrant new lobby and dining venue at Gidwitz Place. Also, as part of the new Bernard Heerey Annex*, five residences were added to The Friend Center for Memory Care, and the space for the popular Adult Day Center—also open to people in the general community—has been beautifully expanded. * The Bernard Heerey Annex was made possible by a grant from the Bernard Heerey Family Foundation.


By Providing Positive Living Experiences in the Community, the Stories of CJE Continue…

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P ER S O N- C EN T ERED. CJE’s seven affordable and subsidized residential buildings throughout the north side of Chicago and Skokie provided apartments and suites, accompanied by life enhancing services, to 590 individuals, 55 and older. CJE’s Shalom Buses provided 48,817 rides to 1,812 people, helping them get to medical appointments, the grocery store or special events.

As a single caregiver with a full-time job, having a support system is vital. CJE is that support system for me in multiple ways. Through my elderly mother’s participation in stimulating programs at their Adult Day Services and through her respite stays at Lieberman Center, I am able to continue to work as well as care for her. My job requires frequent trips out of town and I don’t know where I would be without CJE! Christopher Z., speaking about his and his mom’s experience at Adult Day Services and Lieberman Center.

CJE’s Adult Day Services provided stimulating, structured programming, like creative arts therapy, in a safe environment for 177 individuals who needed memory support and socialization. This past year 10,575 days of programming were offered at three locations and through Culture BusTM. Your Eldercare Consultants, our geriatric care management team, provided 260 older adults and their families with advice, referrals and support related to the transitions of aging.

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He alt hc ar e CJE is a leader in providing healthcare that is compassionate, person-centered and outcome-oriented.

Last year, 430 people benefited from short-term or long-term care at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation. Also, 23,274 hours of physical, occupational and speech therapy were provided at Lieberman Center’s Haag Pavilion for ShortTerm Rehabilitation. We have implemented

By Providing Individual, Compassionate Healthcare, the Stories of CJE Continue... My stay at Lieberman Center was very satisfying. Everybody was so friendly and the smiling faces of the staff brightened my day. Their sincere concern for me made my care so much more personal. The Physical Therapy was outstanding. They knew exactly what, when and how to improve my movement in order to further my recovery. I came home a healthier and happier person than I was when I went in. In fact, I had such a good time, I almost didn’t want to go home!

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Aileen S., sharing her positive outcomes following a stay at Haag Pavilion for Short-term Rehabilitation.

many new programs—such as the Center for Heart Health, dialysis, infusion therapy and wound care—in order to lower our “patient re-admission rate” to hospitals, a critical component of the Affordable Care Act. Setting outcome goals and achieving them, has led to successful partnerships with many healthcare providers. As a result, Lieberman Center has received a well-deserved 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It also earned a 3-year certification from the Commission on the

Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its In-patient Rehabilitation Program and its Person-Centered LongTerm Care Community. Lieberman is the only freestanding skilled care facility in the Chicago area which is CARF accredited. To further advance its commitment to reduce unnecessary re-hospitalizations, CJE admitted 1,360 elderly patients into its Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Community-Based Care Transitions Program through its partnership with Presence Saint Francis Hospital and Presence Saint Joseph Hospital. CJE also provides healthcare for community members. Last year, 302 individuals received group and individual mental health counseling and care management services from CJE’s licensed clinical social workers, for a total of 8,481 hours. CJE social workers facilitated support groups attended by 65 caregivers of individuals with Parkinson’s, adult children with disabilities and clients with dementia.


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Social Accountability CJE SeniorLife and its employees take seriously the responsibility to give back to the community and provide vital assistance to those in need. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit eldercare provider, CJE provided more than $5 million* in charitable care to seniors in the Jewish and larger community through many of its community-based and residential programs. As individuals, employees volunteered over 2,300 hours of personal time to 65 charitable, religious and civic organizations of their choice. In addition, during power outages in the winter and other times of extraordinary need, staff often put in extra hours throughout CJE’s network, pitching in as volunteers to help deliver meals in the community, serve food at one of CJE’s residences, fold laundry or do a wellness check for the homebound. Employees are encouraged to actively participate in fundraising drives for nonprofit organizations that provide information, support and resources for older adults. This past year, 25 employees joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, raising just over $6,000 through donations and a variety of fun team-building activities. CJE staff also donated 250 pounds of food to benefit Chicagoans in need served by the Dina and Eli Field EZRA Multi-Service Center and The ARK.

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P ER S O N- C EN T ERED. Lieberman Center’s Haag Pavilion for Short-term Rehabilitation provided 23,274 hours of physical, occupational and speech therapy. In 2014, 21 patients received dialysis services at Lieberman Center. Lieberman’s Center for Heart Health admitted 59 patients with a primary cardiac diagnosis. None of the patients required rehospitalization after 72 hours because of any cardiac-related issue; 1% required rehospitalization after 30 days. A total of 8,481 hours of group and individual counseling was provided by CJE social workers.

CJE employees also help their colleagues by wearing jeans once a month and on special occasions! Powered by a small contribution to the Employee Assistance Fund, staff participation on casual dress days provided several teammates with a total of $3,208 to defray unanticipated dental, housing and funeral costs.

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Re sear c h & Ed uc at ion CJE enables the study and assessments of new methods and models of care and the training of professionals to advance the delivery of high-quality services and programming.

One of the reasons that I decided to work as the Religious Life intern at Lieberman Center is CJE’s great reputation for giving fantastic care and service to residents. I wanted to be part of a team that ensures that our older population is receiving the care, love and attention they deserve. I was grateful that residents shared their unique and inspirational stories with me. The staff made me feel part of the team, and I know that my experiences at CJE will have an impact on my future career path. Naomi S., Summer Lewis Intern, sharing her experience as a CJE Religious Life intern.

CJE’s applied research division, the Leonard Schanfield Research Institute (LSRI) conducts social and applied research in the field of aging that provides the catalyst for new and innovative program development. LSRI has been facilitating the ongoing Elder Abuse Decision Support System and the development of a medication abuse and misuse assessment. LSRI professionals often contribute their expertise in developing the pre- and post-survey instruments that allow CJE managers to measure and report programmatic outcomes which can have significant impact on revenues, such as government reimbursements or funding from private sources. In addition, CJE has an historical commitment to advancing the education of health and human services professionals. CJE has been the destination of choice for internships in the fields of social work, creative arts therapy and Jewish communal service. Last year, six undergraduate Lewis Summer Interns from Jewish Federation’s

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Hillels of Illinois program worked alongside CJE’s professional staff to advance their knowledge and learn practical skills. Furthermore, CJE staff is proactive in sharing its expertise with peers at hospitals, senior centers, other eldercare providers or the general community. Last year, 231 CEU certificates were awarded to social workers who attended these CJEsponsored continuing education programs: Suicidality in Older Adults, Disability and Aging Services Update, Understanding Guardianship, Communication Between Healthcare Professionals, Expressive Arts Therapy, and Families and NxStage® Home Hemodialysis.


By Creating New Models of Eldercare and Educating Future Professionals, the Stories of CJE Continue… I moved to Robineau six years ago because my son moved to California and I couldn’t manage by myself. Everybody has their own room, including a bathroom, and nobody interferes. It’s a pleasure to live here. You make your own breakfast in your suite, and two hot meals – lunch and dinner – are served in the Dining Room. Exercise classes, movies and games (my favorite is bingo) are always available. People are friendly, and we sometimes sit and watch TV together. I really enjoy it.

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CJE presented six programs that awarded CEUs to professional participants. Through four programs in partnership with Elderwerks, 22 nurses received CEs. A CJE staff member supervised four graduate-level social work students from two local universities as they received their practical training required for their Master’s degrees.

Isidoro B., enjoying his life at Robineau Residence.

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Financ i al S u m m ary of I ncom e and Expen se Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

Total Income in Thousands $53,309

Functional Expenses in Thousands $53,309

Income by Payor Source in Thousands $53,309

Skilled Nursing: $19,211 (36%)

Salaries & Benefits: $30,525 (58%)

Private Pay: $15,019 (29%)

Assisted Living: $11,666 (22%)

Supplies & Other: $5,532 (10%)

State of IL Public Aid: $7,433 (14%)

Community Programs: $7,637 (14%)

Professional Fees: $5,204 (10%)

Medicare: $7,543 (14%)

Independent Living: $6,777 (13%)

Occupancy: $4,836 (9%)

Jewish Federation: $5,582 (10%)

Jewish Federation: $5,582 (10%)

Debt Expense: $3,974 (7%)

IL Dept. on Aging: $4,556 (9%)

Contributions: $2,436 (5%)

Food Service: $3,238 (6%)

Housing & Urban Development: $4,682 (9%) Other: $3,699 (6%)

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Contributions: $2,436 (5%) Foundations & Grants: $2,359 (4%)


Boar d & Execut iv e Leadership Board of Directors Chair Stephen P. Sandler Vice Chair Judy L. Smith Secretary Vicki Pines Treasurer Alan M. Ellenby President & CEO Mark D. Weiner Founding Chair Joseph L. Gidwitz, z�l

Executive Leadership

Directors Brett K. Avner, Ph.D. Jordan C. Berger Marc L. Berman Robert T. Bernstein Michael D. Blum, M.D. Gerald D. Blumberg Samuel P. Brilliant Gila J. Bronner Arnold F. Brookstone* Dennis J. Carlin* Joseph J. Cohen Steve C. Drucker Daniel N. Epstein* James M. Feldman Jeffrey L. Fried* Barbara A. Gilbert* William I. Goldberg* Jeffrey Graff, M.D. Mark Grazman Alan I. Greene* Dennis M. Kleper Michael E. Koen Richard M. Kohn Sondra Fineberg Kraff Bruce J. Lederman* Jack M. Levin* Kenneth F. Lorch Leslie Markman-Stern James C. Mills* Sheryl Oberman Maurice B. Pickard, M.D. John E. Pomeranz Susan A. Reese Carlton R. Resnick, D.D.S.

Steven Rogin David M. Rosenberg Karen Rosenthal Mally Z. Rutkoff* Robert L. Schlossberg* Marci L. Shapiro Linda Soreff Siegel Sherwin J. Stone* Dianne Tesler Randi Urkov Kalman Wenig Judith Wright Whellan Leonard A. Worsek* Marshall S. Yablon* Legal Counsel I. Walter Deitch Associate Board Matt Abeles Debby Beerman Dave Berger Benjamin Bronner Stephanie Cooper Steve Levine Yael Meshulam Tracey Rubinoff Michael Schultz Ben Torchman Seth Wenig Alon Yonatan Jess Zipkin

President & CEO Mark D. Weiner Executive Vice President & CFO Joseph Atkin Vice President, Residential Services Bill Casper Vice President, Marketing Management Carole Klein-Alexander Vice President, Healthy Aging and Community Initiatives Donna Pezzuto Vice President, Community Services Laura Prohov Vice President, Human Resources & Learning Ron Roman

Medical Director, CJE SeniorLife and Lieberman Center Noel DeBacker, M.D. Senior Director of Development Allyson Marks Greenfield

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*Past Board Chair


Cont r ib utors

CJE SeniorLife’s work has been generously supported by our friends who contribute time, money and resources. We thank the following individuals, families, businesses, philanthropic organizations, foundations and government agencies who helped us provide services in 2013-2014. $100,000+ Anonymous The Crown Family Philanthropies Betsy R. Gidwitz Bernard Heerey Family Foundation Bernard Heerey Family Foundation Care Program Bernard Heerey Family Foundation Grant Assistance Program Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago $50,000 - $99,999 Alvin H. Baum Family Fund Paul and Pearl Caslow Foundation The Chicago Community Trust George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities Mrs. Bernice Elbin The Fraida Foundation Mr. Philip Garoon Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Fund for Innovation in Health Michael Reese Health Trust Charles & M.R. Shapiro Foundation, Inc. Mr. Leonard H. Sherman $25,000 - $49,999 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Ms. Adrienne Drell and Mr. Franklin Nitikman Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation Leo S. Guthman Fund Goldberg Kohn Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park Mr. Michael E. Koen and Ms. Joyce Grenis Ms. Lori Komisar and Mr. Morrie Silverman Swartzberg/Zoller Family Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999 Anonymous Lester and Edward Anixter Family Foundation Modestus Bauer Foundation Dr. Martha J. Bernheim Trust/Sheryl Oberman Fred J. Brunner Foundation Mrs. Carolyn Bucksbaum Frank H. Stowell & Sons, Inc. Max Goldenberg Foundation Gurtz Electric Co. Robert L. and Sylvia M. Haag Supporting Foundation Mr. David C. Kleiman Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Kohn Lazarus Charitable Foundation Leading Age Innovations Fund Charlotte Lindon The Malkin Family Mrs. Lois Melvoin Mr. James C. Mills Morrison Management Specialists Michael Reese Health Trust Mr. and Mrs. Norton Sarnoff SimplyRehab LLC Mr. and Mrs. Ira Stone The Wagner Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Kalman Wenig $5,000 - $9,999 Anonymous Alzheimer’s Foundation of America AdvaCare Systems Mr. and Mrs. Howard Altman Aramark Management Services, L.P.

Mr. and Mrs. Jordan C. Berger Mr. and Mrs. Marc L. Berman Ruth Goodman Blum and Michael Blum, M.D. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald D. Blumberg Martin and Mary L. Boyer Foundation The Braeside Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Sam P. Brilliant Ms. Gila Bronner/Bronner Group LLC Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Brookstone Mr. Dennis J. Carlin Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Cohen Mr. and Mrs. I. Walter Deitch Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dicker Dykema Gossett PLLC Galter Foundation Gentle Home Services Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Howard N. Gilbert Goldberg Kohn Gould & Ratner Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Graff Greenberg Traurig, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Alan I. Greene Hamilton, Thies & Lorch Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP Hollister Incorporated Illinois Bone & Joint Institute Mrs. Beverly Kadish Mr. and Mrs. Russell A. Karlins Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Charles & Gussie Kleiman Philanthropic Fund Ms. Sondra Fineberg Kraff Ms. Frances H. Krasnow and Mr. Seth Pines LA-CO Industries, Inc. Mr. Bruce J. Lederman

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Mr. and Mrs. Max Lorig Mrs. Leslie Markman-Stern and Mr. Phillip L. Stern Elinor and Maynard Marks Family Fund at The Chicago Community Trust Matthew Family Charitable Foundation Trust McGladrey LLP Meals on Wheels Association of America Medline Industries, Inc. Jack and Goldie Wolfe Miller Fund NorthShore University HealthSystem Mr. and Mrs. Michael A. Oberman Omnicare Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Pines Power Construction Company The PrivateBank and Trust Co. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Reese Mr. and Mrs. Steven Rogin Mr. David M. Rosenberg Mr. and Mrs. Barry Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Howard M. Ruskin Mr. and Mrs. Stephen P. Sandler Mrs. Linda S. Siegel Weinberg Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Whellan Whitehall of Deerfield Mr. and Mrs. Marshall S. Yablon $2,500 - $4,999 Allegra Print and Imaging Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Evanston Community Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Adam Goodman Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gross Mr. Thomas L. Harris

CJE SeniorLife is a 501(c)(3) organization.Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. CJE SeniorLife has made every effort to be certain that the list is complete and accurate. It is published with the intention of thanking our generous donors. Please accept our apologies if there are any errors or omissions.


Ms. Rachel Hayman and Mr. Ed Michael JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Mr. Harvey R. Kallick and Mrs. Barbara Rosin Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Loew Gabe Miller Memorial Foundation Perkins Eastman Dr. and Mrs. Carlton R. Resnick Mr. and Mrs. Alan S. Rutkoff Mrs. Alyne D. Salstone Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Schlossberg Mr. and Mrs. William Schorsch Virginia Lee Shirley Private Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smith Ms. Dianne Tesler Ms. Randi Urkov $1,000 - $2,499 Am Shalom Congregation Mr. Howard I. Aronson Mrs. Flora B. Atkin Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Atkin Mr. and Mrs. Grant Bagan Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bearak Mr. Alexander Belenky Mr. and Mrs. David J. Berger Mr. and Mrs. Marc L. Berman Mr. Robert Bernstein Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Bley Mrs. Meredith Bluhm-Wolf and Mr. William Wolf The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Joel Carp The Jacob & Rosaline Cohn Foundation The Cooper Foundation CTC Consulting | Harris myCFO Mr. and Mrs. Steve Drucker Mr. and Mrs. Richard Durra Dr. Vadim Edelstein Mrs. Deborah Forman Eichten and Mr. Estia Eichten Mr. and Mrs. Gerald H. Elbin Mr. and Mrs. Alan M. Ellenby Mr. Sig Feiger and Mrs. Rose Grossinger Mr. and Mrs. James M. Feldman Mr. and Mrs. Charles D. Forman Mr. Gerald Freedman Mr. and Mrs. Donald Geller Geneva Investment Management of Chicago, LLC. Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Gilbert

The Lawrence E. Glick Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. William I. Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Goldman Mr. and Mrs. Daniel W. Gould Mr. Mark Grazman Mr. and Mrs. Joel L. Handelman Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan A. Handler Henry Hindin Foundation Hochberg Family Foundation Ms. Alice Holt Mr. and Mrs. Jay M. Jaffe Mr. Albert Kanefield A & E Kaplan Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Douglas S. Kaplan Kaplan Foundation Fund Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Karmin Katz & Stefani LLC Mrs. Lore B. Kirchheimer Mr. David C. Kleinman Mr. and Mrs. Dennis M. Kleper The Rose F. & Alice M. Koffend Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Paul Krouse Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kupferberg Mr. Marshall R. Lavin Ms. Doris Lewy Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Lorch Mrs. Zella E. Ludwig Mrs. Marilyn E. Malkin and Mr. Lawrence Wolf Walter S. Mander Foundation Mrs. Beatrice C. Mayer Mr. Lorence H. Merritt Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter New World Somewhere Mr. and Mrs. William D. Perez Perkins Eastman The Perlstein Foundation Dr. and Mrs. Louis H. Philipson Dr. and Mrs. Maurice B. Pickard Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Pollack Mr. and Mrs. Allen L. Pomerance Popowcer Katten, LTD. Prigge, Simon & Hedrick, LLC J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation Laura and Rick Prohov Mrs. Sonya Reich Mrs. Fay Rogak Ms. Judith Israel Rosen

Nancy Rosenberg Mrs. Doris Roskin Dr. and Mrs. A. Jerald Rothenberg Mr. and Mrs. Joel D. Rubin Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sarnoff Mr. and Mrs. James Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Stephen L. Schwartz Mr. and Mrs. Harry Seigle Mrs. Shirlee Shafter Mrs. Mervin Shalowitz Marci and Keith Shapiro Mr. and Mrs. Gregg N. Silver Mr. and Mrs. Richard Silverman Lois Simon Charitable Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Allan R. Steinberg Mr. Lawrence Sternberg Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Sternberg Supera Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Cobby Toney Topel Forman LLC Walsh Contruction Company II, LLC Patty and Mark D. Weiner Weinger/Spector Foundation Morris Weiser Family Foundation White Iris Yoga Mr. and Mrs. Leonard A. Worsek Mr. Joseph Wosk

$500 - $999 Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Albert Altman Machinery Associated Agencies, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Brett Avner Linda Bacon Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baizer Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bankier A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Barnett Mr. and Ms. Daniel Bauer Ms. Bonnie Benson Elizabeth and Michael Berliant Mr. and Mrs. William Brodsky Mr. and Mrs. Colman I. Buchbinder Carpet Central & Harwood Flooring Mr. and Mrs. William E. Casper Chicago Art Source Chicago Jewish Funerals Mr. and Mrs. Louis Citterman Mr. and Mrs. Allen Cohen Mr. and Mrs. Bruce R. Cohen Shirlee and Eugene Cohen

Celebrate CJE Corporate and Individual Sponsors Premier Circle: Philip Garoon Benefactors: Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation;

Elaine and Norton Sarnoff; Swartzberg/Zoller Family Foundation

Patrons: Anonymous; The Crown Family; Dykema

Gossett PLLC; Frank H. Stowell & Sons, Inc.; Gurtz Electric Co.; Joyce Grenis and Michael Koen; Robert L. and Sylvia M. Haag Supporting Foundation; Joan and Richard Kohn/Goldberg Kohn Ltd.; The Malkin Family; James C. Mills; Morrison Senior Living; SimplyRehab LLC; Kal and Enid Wenig

Friends: AdvaCare Systems; Marilyn and Howard

Altman; Anonymous (2); Aramark; Buni and Jordy Berger; Marc and Sharen Berman; Ruth Goodman Blum and Michael D. Blum, M.D.; Annette and Gerald D. Blumberg/ Blumberg Machinery Co.; The Braeside Foundation; Bronner Group LLC; Adrienne and Arnold Brookstone; Dennis J. Carlin; Gentle Home Services, Inc.; Howard N. and Jacqueline Gilbert; Gould & Ratner LLP; Greenberg Traurig LLP; Hamilton Thies & Lorch LLP; Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP; Hollister Incorporated; Illinois Bone & Joint Institute; Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; Sondra Fineberg Kraff; Bruce J. Lederman; Leslie Markman-Stern and Phillip Stern; McGladrey LLP; Medline Industries, Inc.; NorthShore University HealthSystem; Omnicare; Perkins Eastman, including Chicago Art Source, Corporate Concepts, Insolar Window Treatments, Inc., Mohawk Group; Vicki and Gary Pines; Power Construction Company; The PrivateBank; Susan and Howard Reese; Steven and Ellen Rogin; Linda Soreff Siegel; Judith and Floyd Whellan; Whitehall of Deerfield. CJE SeniorLife would like to thank all of our other contributors to 2014 Celebrate CJE.

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Mr. Allan Coleman Corporate Concepts Danziger Kosher Catering Dr. and Mrs. Noel DeBacker Mr. William DeWoskin and Ms. Wendy Gross DLA Piper US LLP Dutton & Casey, PC Mrs. Marian L. Edelstein eHealth Data Solutions Ms. Joan H. Epstein Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Feinberg Mrs. and Mr. Brenda H. Feis Mrs. Roberta Fink First Bank of Highland Park Foundation Ms. Judi Fishman and Mr. Stuart Nudelman Freeborn & Peters LLP Freedom Homecare Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Friend Mr. and Mrs. Donald Garfield Mr. Jerry Garfield Mr. and Mrs. Allen J. Ginsburg Mr. Marin Gjaja Mr. Joseph Glaser Mr. and Mrs. Scott Glickson Mr. and Mrs. David Glickstein Mr. and Mrs. Earl Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. David Golder Dr. Harry M. Goldin and Ms. Jane Kaplan Mr. Marc D. Goldish Mr. and Mrs. Robert Goldman Mr. and Mrs. Brian Hahn Ms. Janice T. Harris HealthMEDX, Inc. Hirsch-Schwartz Foundation Home Instead Senior Care Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Horwitz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Josephson Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kafenshtok Mr. Alex Kagan Mr. Bernard H. Kailin Ms. Mary R. Kaltman Ms. Linda S. Kaplan Ms. Rachel Karp Mr. and Mrs. Gary G. Kash Mr. and Mrs. Dennis L. Kessler Keyth Technologies Carole Klein-Alexander and Ron Klein Mr. and Mrs. James B. Klutznick

Ms. Ruth Knack The Honorable and Mrs. Mike Kreloff Mr. Harvey Lambert Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lanznar Mr. and Mrs. Ira Leavitt Dr. Elaine Leboff-Ries and Dr. Michael H. Ries Mr. and Mrs. Allen Lefkovitz Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Lehman Dr. and Mrs. Mitchell Lerman Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard M. Levine Mr. Bernard S. Levy Mr. and Mrs. Martin Lewis Dr. and Mrs. Michael Lewis Mr. Zvie Liberman Ms. Shana Lowitz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lustbader Ms. Roberta Mallon Mr. and Mrs. Martin Marcus Dr. and Mrs. Sanford Mason Mr. Doug Masters Mr. and Mrs. Martin Merel Merrill Lynch Ms. Nancy Meyer Mohawk Group Dr. and Mrs. David L. Mutchnik Mr. and Mrs. Barry Newman Optum Palliative and Hospice Care Mr. Al Orlowsky Mr. and Mrs. William Pearson Dr. Stuart J. Perlik Ms. Judith Perlman Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Phillips Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Pockross Mr. and Mrs. Milton Podolsky Polsinelli Shughart PC. Mr. Arthur Potash Dr. Linda S. Randall and Mr. Steve Randall Mrs. Vivian E. Rice Mr. and Mrs. Edward Riley Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rosenfield Mr. Steven Ross Mr. David Rubin Biff Ruttenberg Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Steven I. Sarowitz Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Scadron Rabbi Michael J. Schorin and Ms. Jan A. Zausmer Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Schulman Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Schwartz

Schwartz Benefit Services, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John Seder Senior Lifestyle Corporation Dr. Naomi R. Senser and Mr. Jerrold K. Senser Shalom Memorial Park Mrs. Linda R. Sher Mrs. Rose L. Shure Mr. and Mrs. Norman Soep Solomon Cordwell Buenz Ms. Ida Sondheimer Dr. and Mrs. Herbert Stoltze Mr. and Mrs. David S. Stone Mrs. Bobette Takiff Taxman Family Foundation Temple Jeremiah Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Topus US Bank Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Washlow Mr. Norton Wasserman Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Weber Mr. Denis Weil Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Worsek & Vihon Mr. Howard E. Zimmerman $300 - $499 AEG Family Foundation Aitz Hayim Center for Jewish Living Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Appelbaum Atomatic Mechanical Services, Inc. Rabbi Michael Balinsky Deborah and Jonathan Barker Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baskin BBJ Linen Mr. and Mrs. Ira Becker Mr. Gary Belkin and Mr. Edward Tuder Beerman Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Bind These Words Mr. Sol Bleiweis Dr. Ellen B. Bogolub and Mr. Neil Friedman Mr. and Mrs. Allan Brodsky Mr. and Mrs. Joel W. Brody Dr. Barbara Brotine and Mr. Brent Brotine Mr. Jay A. Canel Ms. Celeste Center Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Cherner Mr. and Mrs. Irwin E. Chukerman Dr. and Mrs. Nessim Cicurel Mr. and Mrs. Jack D. Cowan Dr. and Mrs. Salomon Dayan

Ms. Carol Dean Mrs. Edith F. DeMar Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth H. Denberg Ms. Rosanne Diamond Mrs. Linda Dickens Direct Imprint Inc. Mrs. Deanna G. Drucker Mr. Albert Dukelsky Mr. and Mrs. Warren Eagle Mr. and Mrs. Richard D. Eggener Electro Force LLC Mr. and Mrs. Lewis R. Elin Jennifer Elvey and Noah Schnepper Ms. Monica Eorgoff and Mr. Robert G. Zander Marion and Burt Fainman Mr. and Mrs. Gerald S. Falk Dr. Irene Farkas-Conn Mrs. June Finder Mrs. Ruth Forman Mr. and Mrs. Lee A. Freeman, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Gabel GCG Financial, Inc. GH School for Healthy Living Ms. Ruth Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Donald Goldsmith Mr. Joel H. Goldstein Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Goodman Mrs. Sylvia G. Gordon Great Mountain Capital Management Mr. and Mrs. Joel W. Greenberg Allyson Marks Greenfield and Avi Greenfield Mr. and Mrs. Barry Gross Dr. Herbert Hamilton Heartland Law Firm Mr. and Mrs. Werner Heimann Drs. Tamar and Uri Heller Mr. and Mrs. Joel M. Hellman Mr. and Mrs. Stuart B. Hochwert Mrs. Joan Holland and Mr. Eli Glassman Mr. Martin R. Hurtig Insolar Window Treatments Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry J. Jaeger Mr. Myles A. Jarrow Johnson Goldberg and Brown LTD Ms. Mildred Jordan Ms. Renee Kalish Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Kayman Mr. Norman G. Kellerman, P.C. Ms. Krenna Kelly


Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kozak Kraff Eye Institute, LTD Mr. Ralph Kugler Lakeside Congregation for Reform Judaism Laner Muchin Ltd. Mrs. Joyce Leavitt Mr. and Mrs. Phillip LeBoy Mrs. Ronna B. Leibach Mr. and Mrs. Allen P. Lev Mr. and Mrs. Jack M. Levin Ms. Ruth M. Levine Dr. Monte Levinson Ms. Ila Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Loevy The Loewenthal Group Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company LLC Mr. and Mrs. George Mann Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Markson Dr. and Mrs. David J. Mehlman Ms. Cynthia A. Menendez Kristin Milton Monahan Law Group, LLC Mr. and Mrs. David Moscow Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Nimer Northbrook Woman’s Club Foundation North Shore Community Bank North Suburban Synagogue Beth El Oliver Packaging & Equipment Co. Ms. Roberta Olshansky Optum Mr. and Mrs. Norman J. Patinkin Peck Bloom, LLC Ms. Donna Pezzuto Piccolo Sogno Mr. Ted Pickus Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Pockross Mr. and Mrs. David Pogrund Penny and Steven Pollack Mr. John E. Pomeranz and Ms. Renee D. Stein Reed Smith LLP Mrs. Sonia Richmond Robyn Shapiro Design Mr. Ronald Roman Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Rosin Salon Buzz Mr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Sandler Scadron Outdoor Advertising Mr. and Mrs. Howard Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schuman

Mr. David Y. Schwartz Dr. and Mrs. Maurice A. Schwartz Schwartz Insurance Securitas Security Services Mr. Howard Sharfman Mr. and Mrs. Richard L. Sher Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Tower Sheridan Road Financial Sigma Delta Tau Parents Club Mr. and Mrs. Alan Silberman Slavin & Slavin Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell L. Slotnick SS&G Mr. and Mrs. Manfred Steinfeld Mr. and Mrs. Alan Stone Dr. and Mrs. Martin Swerdlow Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP Mr. and Mrs. Stuart K. Taussig Temple Sholom Mr. Benjamin Tessler Mrs. Lynn Thorpe Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tier Ungaretti & Harris LLP Mr. Burton S. Ury Mr. and Mrs. Irving Walanka Walter E. Smithe Custom Furniture Mr. and Mrs. Jay Weinberg Mr. and Mrs. Donald Weisberg Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Weiss Dr. Joan Werber and Mr. Allen Samarel Wilmette Harbor Rotary Club Mr. and Mrs. John I. Wolfson Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Yastrow Mr. Alon Z. Yonatan Mr. and Mrs. Larry Zoll $100 - $299 4D, Inc. A Cut Above Mrs. Mollie Abraham Mr. and Mrs. David Abrahams Dr. and Mrs. Irving Abrahamson Mr. and Mrs. Lance Abrams Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Abrams Access Living Accurate Plumbing Doctors, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Irving J. Adatto Mr. and Mrs. Neil Adelman Mr. and Mrs. Steven A. Adelman Mr. Gilbert Adelstein Mr. and Mrs. William A. Aki Altair Advisers, LLC

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Altkorn Altman Dermatology Ms. Jaimie Altman and Mr. Daniel Horwich Mr. and Mrs. Steven P. Altman Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Ament American Weathermakers Amherst Services Inc Aml Group LTD. Mr. and Mrs. George Annes Anshe Emet Synagogue APCO Sign Systems Ms. Phyllis Apelbaum Mrs. Sylvia Arbetman Mr. Laurence Arnold Arthur Goldner & Associates Avant For Men Ms. Debra A. Bakal Mr. and Mrs. Albert Baker Kathi and Richard Balaban Mr. and Mrs. Bruce H. Balonick Mr. and Mrs. Sanford A. Bank Mr. and Mrs. Allen M. Barnett Mrs. Judy A. Baskin Mr. and Mrs. Barry Bass Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Baum Mrs. Jacqueline Bazelon Bear Stewart Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Ira Becker Mr. and Mrs. Allen Beerman Mr. and Mrs. Bill Belkov Mr. and Mrs. Herbert N. Beller Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Bennin Mr. Robert B. Berger Mr. Steven Berger and Mrs. Aimee Worsek Mr. and Mrs. Ira Berk Mr. Steven Berkowitz Dr. and Mrs. David M. Berkson Mr. and Mrs. Gershon Berkson Ms. Alissa Berman Dr. Mark Berman Mr. and Mrs. Steven Berman Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Berns Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Bernstein Mr. Dan Bernstein Dr. and Mrs. Ira Bernstein Ms. Michelle Bernstein Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Blankstein Arleen and Robert Blatt Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey I. Bleiweis

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Bloom Mr. and Mrs. Howard Blum Mr. and Mrs. Mark Blumenthal Blutter/Shiff Design Associates Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Boehm Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boehm Mr. Thomas Boldwin Mrs. Lila Bondy Mr. Vincent Bonica Barbara and Ronald Borden Mr. Aron Bornstein Ms. Sandra Bornstein Mr. David Bradford Mr. Norman Breyer Mr. and Mrs. Jack H. Brody Mr. Matthew Brody Mr. Michael T. Brody Ms. Jody Brott and Mr. Phillip Bronstein Deborah and Matthew Brown Mr. and Mrs. John Burley Dr. and Mrs. Glenn Cabin CAMP IT Conferences Dr. and Mrs. Arnold I. Caplan Mr. Marc Caplan Dr. and Mrs. Michael S. Caplan Mr. Patrick V. Casali Charles E. Dobrusin & Associates LTD. Mr. and Mrs. Lester H. Charmatz Mr. and Mrs. Jordan E. Cheifetz Mrs. Judy M. Chernick Chest Medicine Consultants, S.C. Chicago Messenger Service, Inc. Chicago Trading Company Chicagoland Jewish High School Chipotle Mexican Grill Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Chukerman Mr. and Mrs. Peter L. Ciocci Citizens for Lou Lang The Claim Company Restaurant Deborah and Michael Cogan Ms. Andrea R. Cohen Ms. Diana M. Cohen and Mr. David B. Spitulnik Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cohen Mr. Fredric S. Cohen Mr. Larry Cohler-Esses Mr. Samuel B. Cohn Ms. Helen S. Coleman Congregation B’nai Jehoshua 16 Beth Elohim Congregation Or Torah of Skokie


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Ways to Contribute to CJE SeniorLife

Unrestricted Endowment Funds Designated Endowment Funds Income for Life Endowment Funds Planned Giving General Contributions Create Your Jewish Legacy Program The Council for Jewish Elderly (dba CJE SeniorLife) Endowment Foundation was created in partnership with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago’s Agency Endowment Program, which was established to ensure that CJE SeniorLife and our sister agencies have the necessary resources to meet the community’s needs. All commitments to Agency Endowment Foundations are recognized as gifts to the Jewish Federation’s Centennial Campaign.

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Drs. Ellen and Dean Conterato Mr. Geoffrey P. Cooper-Stanton Mrs. Merle T. Cowin Mrs. Lori Crane and Mr. Alan Crane, z”l Mr. and Mrs. Steven Crane Mrs. Lisa Crimaldi Mr. Michael P. Cristol Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Cunix Mr. and Mrs. Gerry Curciarello Ms. Patricia A. Dalessandro Mr. and Mrs. Avrum Dannen Datamatics Management Services, Inc. Mrs. Bernice R. Davis Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis Judge and Mrs. Ronald Davis Dr. and Mrs. Scott Davis Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. De Felice Mr. and Mrs. John Deimel Ms. Patricia DeJean Mr. Albert Delighter Mr. and Mrs. Brad Dennison Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Deutsch Devon Bank Ms. Geraldine Diamond Ms. Rosalie Dixler Dolgin Law Group, LLC Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Z. Domsky Ms. Sharon Doney Mr. and Mrs. Dennis D. Dorman Dr. and Mrs. Ira DuBrow Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Dulin Dundee Pharmacy, Inc. Duxler Complete Auto Care Mr. Leonard J. Eisenberg Elderwerks and Paxem Inc. Elite on Jarvis Mrs. Helaine Ellenby Ms. Luanne Ellison Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Elvey Employees Charity Organization (ECHO) of Northrop Grumman Mr. and Mrs. Paul Epner Ms. Sheila J. Epp Dr. Kim Erlich Esscoe LLC Mrs. Sue Ettelson Eye Magic, Inc. Mr. Irving C. Faber and Ms. Paula E. Litt Lisa and David Fain Ms. Ruth Fairfield Mrs. Gitta Fajerstein

Maurice Fantus and Judith A. Aiello Philanthropic Fund Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Farber FC Studio Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Harold J. Feder Mr. and Mrs. Terry Y. Feiertag Dr. and Mrs. Ronald A. Feingold Mr. Leo H. Feldman Mrs. Joyce Fenchel Mrs. Millie Fenchel and Mr. I. Kenneth Fenchel, z”l Mr. and Mrs. Glenn E. Ferencz Mr. and Mrs. Michael Fine Mr. Jeffrey Finke Ms. Phyllis Fischel Fischel & Kahn, LTD. Mr. Lowell S. Fixler Mr. and Mrs. William Flapan Foote, Cone & Belding Advertising, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Forgash Ms. Bonnie Forkosh Mr. Ronald Forman The Forum Group LLC Mr. Kenneth Fox, J.D. Mr. Marvin Fox Mr. Neil Fox Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fragen Francie Stavish & Associates Mr. Luc Francillon Frank Kiesel & Associates, Inc. Mrs. Elaine S. Frank Mr. and Mrs. Herbert H. Franks Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Freehling Mr. and Mrs. Richard Freeman Mrs. Shirley B. Freilich Mrs. Barbara Fremont Jennifer and Michael Fretzin The Freyer Family Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey L. Fried Ms. Amy Friedkin Ms. Lillian L. Friedman Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fullone Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Gaffen Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gaines Mr. and Mrs. Lee D. Gallender Mr. and Mrs. Edward P. Gamson Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gardner Mr. and Mrs. Donald Garfield Mr. Howard M. Geiderman Mr. Edmund Gelfand Mrs. Melissa Gelfand

Mr. Brian Genrich Gerald Linda and Associates Ms. Anita S. Gerber and Mr. Joel Sugar Ms. Ann M. Gershenow Ms. Amy Gilbert Ms. Ruth Gilbert and Mr. Marshall E. Lobin Mr. and Mrs. Richard I. Gilford Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gimbel Mr. and Mrs. Gerald B. Ginsburg Mr. and Mrs. Marvin A. Ginsburg Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ginsburg Mr. and Mrs. Al Gitelman Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Glass Ms. Maureen Glassberg Dr. Nancy R. Glick and Mr. Michael R. Finnegan Mr. Richard M. Glick Ms. Susanne Glink Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Gloff Mr. and Mrs. Barry Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Brad Goldberg Ms. Ilise Goldberg Mr. Michael B. Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Goldberg Mr. and Mrs. Joel Goldman Ms. Joy S. Goldman and Mr. Steve Goodman Ms. Barbara G. Goldsmith Ms. Barbara Goodman Mrs. Iris Goodman Mr. and Mrs. William H. Goodwyn Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Gooze Mr. and Mrs. Barton M. Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gorelick Mr. and Mrs. Howard Goss Mr. and Mrs. William Gould Mrs. Lorna S. Gray Mr. Robert A. Green Ms. Carol Greenberg Mr. Daniel Greene and Ms. Lisa Meyerowitz Mr. Robert Greene Ms. Helen D. Greenebaum Mr. and Mrs. Gary A. Greenfield Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gremley Mr. and Mrs. Sam Grodzin Mr. and Mrs. Sandor Grosz Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gussin Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gutheim Mr. Arthur M. Gutterman Mr. and Mrs. David A. Haas


Halik Healthcare Products Mr. Lawrence R. Hamilton and Ms. Ann M. Hicks Mr. Lewis Hamilton Mr. Jeffrey Hammes Dr. and Mrs. Stephen B. Hanauer Mr. and Mrs. David Harris Dr. and Mrs. Max L. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Michael M. Harris Mr. and Mrs. Jay A. Hartman Mr. and Mrs. Marc Hauser Ms. Harriet Hausman Ms. Jacqueline C. Hayes Mrs. Ruth Hayman HealthPRO Rehabilitation Mrs. Roselle Hechter Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hefter Mr. and Mrs. Ronald N. Heftman Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Heiman Mr. Robert M. Henner Ms. Susanne Henry and Mr. Alan Schachtman Dr. and Mrs. Steven Hersh Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Heyman Heynssens & Grassman Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Hirsch Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hirsch Mr. and Mrs. Allen Hirschfield Mr. Bruce Hirsh Mr. and Mrs. Joel I. Hochberger Mr. and Mrs. Gary S. Hoefler Mr. and Mrs. Aaron E. Hoffman Melissa and Kenneth Hoffman Hokin Sternberg Insurance Services Mr. and Mrs. Gary P. Hollander Mrs. Judith H. Hollander Mr. Charles Holleb Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Holleb Mrs. Karen Holmes Dr. and Mrs. Robert L. Holstein Mr. Randy Holzman Dr. George R. Honig and Ms. Olga Weiss Ms. Susan Horn and Mr. Don Honchell Mr. and Mrs. Julian Horwich Mr. and Mrs. Richard Horwitch Dr. and Mrs. Irving Horwitz Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Huvard Idlewood Electric Supply International Exterminator Co. Dr. Madelyn A. Iris and Mr. Mark Iris Janet Jablon

Mr. Yehuda R. Jacobi Dr. Gerta Janss Jewish Big Sisters Mrs. Sibyl R. Josephson Mr. and Mrs. Robert Judelson Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Kabb Ms. Ada P. Kahn Mr. and Mrs. David Kahnweiler Mr. Walter Kale Ms. Edye Kamensky Mr. and Mrs. Juan F. Kaminski Mr. and Mrs. Larry R. Kane Mr. Jack Kanuk Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Karp Dr. and Mrs. Martin B. Kass Dr. and Mrs. Richard Katz Mr. and Mrs. Warren Katz Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Kaufman Ms. Barbara Kavitt Dr. Michael A. Keer and Dr. Nadine E. Keer Rabbi Allan Kensky and Ms. Adina S. Kleiman Mr. and Mrs. Allan D. Klenetsky KMK Distributors Mrs. Adeline L. Kohn Ms. Rhoda H. Kotzin Mr. Geoffrey H. Krader Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Kramer Mr. and Mrs. Joseph D. Kramer Ms. Sally Kramer Mrs. Peggy W. Kreisman Mr. and Mrs. Keith R. Kretchmer Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey A. Kriezelman Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kupperman Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Kushen Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lachman Geraldine Laff Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Burt B. Lasko Ms. Audrey R. Le Roy Mrs. Natalie S. Lebow Mr. and Mrs. Scott Lederman Ms. Joanna Lee Mr. and Mrs. Harold Leftwich Mr. James E. Leopold Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lerman Ms. Alicia Lernor-Adams Ms. Michele Leshan and Mr. Stephen Rubenstein Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Leshem Mr. Burton L. Levenson Mr. and Mrs. Gary I. Levenstein

Mr. and Mrs. John G. Levi Ms. Carolyn S. Levin Mr. and Mrs. Gerald J. Levin Mr. and Mrs. Sander D. Levin Levin Schreder & Carey, LTD Mr. Abby Levine Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Levy Mrs. Eva Levy and Mr. Arnold S. Levy, z”l Mr. and Mrs. Mark S. Levy Ms. Ruth Levy Lewis Floor & Home Ms. Deborah B. Lewis Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lieberman Mr. and Mrs. Myron Lieberman Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Lifton Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Linn Mr. and Mrs. Ely Lionheart Mr. Alfred R. Lipton and Ms. Kathleen Roseborough Dr. and Mrs. Gary Lissner Mr. and Mrs. James Litke Lo Verde Contracting Co. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Loeb Mr. and Mrs. Steven Loevy Mr. and Mrs. Harry London Long Term Care Solutions, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Loundy Mr. Leonard Loventhal Loyola Electrical Contruction Co., Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence L. Lubin Mr. and Mrs. Laurence H. Lubliner Mr. and Mrs. Adam Lustbader Mr. and Mrs. Todd Lustbader Mr. and Mrs. J. Garrett Lyman M.B. Vick & Company Mr. and Mrs. Irwin A. Magad Mr. and Mrs. Tighe Magnuson Dr. and Mrs. Lee A. Malmed Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Y. Mandler Mr. Shaun Mara Ms. Sharon Marcil Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Margolis Mr. and Mrs. Larry Margolis Mariani Landscape Mars Symbioscience Ms. Sonia T. Marschak Mrs. Barbara Mason Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mattenson Max & Benny’s Ms. Deborah Mayer Mr. Larry Mayer

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Mazzetta MB Financial Charitable Foundation MBM Company Mr. Edward D. McNamara, Jr. Ms. Shelley McNaughton-Sulkin Mr. Thomas E. Meador Mrs. Donna Medintz The Meetinghouse Companies, Inc. Mr. Richard J. Meltzer Mr. and Mrs. Michael H. Merel Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Mervis Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Meyer Ms. Elaine M. Meyerovitz Ms. Lynn Meyers Mr. and Mrs. Gary H. Michaels Midwest Transit Equipment Mr. and Mrs. David A. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Stanton B. Miller Mr. and Mrs. Jason Mills Milwaukee Valve Company, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. David Mintzer Mirco Builders Mrs. Carol Mitchel and Mr. Michael M. Mitchel, z”l Mr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Mizel Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Mogol Mr. J. Clifford Moos Mr. and Mrs. Alberto Mora Mr. Gary J. Morgan Mrs. Donna Moss Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Mullin Ms. Carolyn L. Murphy Mutual of America Mr. Michael A. Nadler Mr. Sheldon Natenberg Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nathan Mr. and Mrs. Walter Nathan Mr. Ian L. Natkin Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP Mr. and Mrs. Michael Nemlich Mr. and Mrs. Alan C. Newman Ms. Margery Nieder Mr. and Mrs. Scott Nierman Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Nocchiero Mr. and Mrs. S. Howard Noel North Shore Congregation Israel North Shore Dance Therapy, Inc. North Suburban Hearing Service LTD North Suburban Vision Consultants LTD. 18 Norton’s Restaurant & Bar Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Novack


Employees of the Year Eva Albano, Finance Department Sharon Ramirez, Consumer Assistance Basil Smith, Environmental Services

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Mr. and Mrs. Jay R. Novick Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Nusinow Mr. Mark I. Oberlander Office of the County Clerk Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Okmin Olde Towne Floor Covering, Inc. Ms. Jill Olswanger Mr. and Mrs. Norman B. Padnos Mrs. Janice Paul Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pearl Mr. and Mrs. Kerry Peck Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Pekin Mrs. Karen Perlmuter Mr. and Mrs. Ruvim Pesotskiy Mr. and Mrs. Thomas D. Philipsborn Pinstripes Ms. Debra Ann Plotkin Mr. and Mrs. Mark Pollack Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Pollak Mr. and Mrs. Richard Posner Mr. Mendy Pozin Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Pregozen Mrs. Toni Price Productigear Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Pugliese Dr. and Mrs. David Rabin Mrs. Barbara Rabyne Dr. Jeffrey J. Rager Mr. Jack Rapaport Mr. and Mrs. Donald N. Rappin Mr. Phillip E. Raskin Ms. Carol Reed Dr. and Mrs. William Reed Mr. Robert Reese Mr. and Mrs. Ray Resnick Ms. Marilyn Rest Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rivkin Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Robbins

Mr. Lewis Robert Ms. Wendy Rooney Ron’s Landscape & Snow Removal Ms. Lynn Rosen Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rosenbaum Mr and Mrs. Craig Rosenberg Mrs. Leona Z. Rosenberg Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rosenblum Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon S. Rosenfeld Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rosenstein Ms. Dinah Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Jason Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Jerald Rosenthal Mrs. Sylvia L. Rosenthal Mr. and Mrs. Todd Rosenthal Mr. Warner A. Rosenthal Mr. Eliot H. Rosenwald Mr. Richard B. Rothman Mrs. Inge R. Rothschild Mr. and Mrs. Dimitry Roytberg Mr. and Mrs. Eric Rubenstein Dr. and Ms. Myron E. Rubnitz Mr. Gerald J. Rudman Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Ruthman Mrs. Sandra Sabin Mr. and Mrs. Marc Sacks Mr. and Mrs. Gary Salit Ms. Nancy M. Salkover Mr. Robert W. Sanders III Mr. Ronald M. Sandler Dr. Scott Sarran Mr. Bruce Sayre Mr. and Mrs. Henry M. Schachter Mr. Jerome Schachter Mr. Michael Schachter Ms. Sharon Schatz Mr. and Mrs. David M. Schiffman Mrs. Estelle Schlackman Dr. Joseph H. Schmaltz II Ms. Barbara Schneider Ms. Carol Schneider Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Schneider Mrs. Cynthia G. Schoenstadt Harriet and William Schoenwald Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Schram Mrs. Mary Schreibstein Mr. and Mrs. Michael Schultz Mr. Robert Schwalb Mr. and Mrs. Gil Schwartz Dr. and Mrs. Maurice A. Schwartz Mr. and Mrs. Perry Schwartz

Mr. Robert I. Schwartz Scott Byron & Co. Inc. Mrs. Lisa Seltzer and Mr. Gary Wolfson The Senior’s Finance Manager Beth and Doug Shabelman Mr. and Mrs. Harold Shabelman Mr. and Mrs. Howard I. Shachter Mr. and Mrs. Murray D. Shaewitz Mrs. Marjorie P. Shafton Mr. Leonid Shagall Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Shanes Mr. Jeffrey Shapiro Dr. and Mrs. Stanley K. Shapiro Mrs. Roslyn L. Sheppard Mr. Lawrence A. Sherman Mr. Howard Shidlowsky and Ms. Saralyn Peritz Mr. and Mrs. Aleksandr Shmushkin Mr. and Mrs. Norman A. Shubert Ms. Ambrogina Shugar Dr. and Mrs. Lee Shulman Dr. Barry Siegel Mr. and Mrs. David Siev Mr. and Mrs. Jordan Sigale Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence D. Silberman Ms. Deborah Silverman Mr. and Mrs. Daniel H. Silverstein Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell Simborg Ms. Anita Simes Dr. and Mrs. Norman M. Simon Mrs. Nancy S. Simonian Mr. and Mrs. Joel Singer Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Slan Ms. Jane S. Slaven Mr. and Mrs. Steven Slomka Mr. and Mrs. David Smerling Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smerling Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Smith Dr. and Mrs. Michael Socol Mr. Marshall S. Solomon Mr. Lew Sonn Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Sonneborn Mr. Ben Z. Sosewitz Mr. and Mrs. Jay Spak Mr. and Mrs. Joel P. Spenadel Mr. Lester A. Spielman Stationery Station LTD Dr. Barry N. Stein Mr. and Mrs. David Steiner Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Stern Ms. Eve C. Stern

Mr. and Mrs. Martin Stern Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stern Mr. and Mrs. Alan Sternberg Ms. Patricia F. Sternberg Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stone Mr. and Mrs. Sherwin J. Stone Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Stracks Ms. Mary B. Strahota Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Strauss Mrs. Josephine N. Strauss Mr. William Strauss Ms. Lauren Strongin Mr. and Mrs. Byron Sturt Mr. and Mrs. James Styer Mr. Robert S. Sugarman Mr. Tim Sullivan Mr. Ben Swartz Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Swiryn Mr. and Mrs. Richard W. Tanzer Mr. and Mrs. Harold Temkin Temptations LTD Ms. Benita T. Terry Mrs. Merle Terry Tiedmann Enterprises Inc. TMK Productions, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Alan Toban Tuft & Associates Mr. and Mrs. Gene Turban Ms. Maggie Unger Unique Upholstery, Carpet & Rug Cleaning Mr. and Mrs. Ruben R. Vernof Mr. Paul H. Vishny Mr. Kirill Vorobeychik VSP VisionCare Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Waldstein Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Waller Ms. Patricia I. Wallin Mr. and Mrs. William Warshauer Mr. Howard Wax Rabbi and Mrs. Michael A. Weinberg Ms. Barbara A. Weiner Ms. Jennifer Weininger Mr. Jerome Weinstein Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weinstein Mr. and Mrs. Michael Weisman Sharon and Garry Weiss Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wellek Mrs. Dorothy D. Werd Mr. and Mrs. Avers Wexler Mr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Wexler Mr. and Mrs. Tom Whennen


Ms. Mary Wilens Mr. and Mrs. Al Z. Winick Mr. Henry Winograd Mr. and Mrs. Stewart M. Witkov Cheryl and Harrell Wittenstein Mr. and Mrs. William R. Wittert Mr. and Mrs. Jerrold E. Wolf Mrs. Robin M. Wolf Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Wolfe Wolff Landscape Architecture, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Hal Wolken Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wong Mrs. Carol A. Wootton Mr. Gordon Zacks Ms. Nettie Zelkowitz Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Zisook Ms. Helen Zuckerman and Mr. Gary Shaw Mr. Gary T. Zussman

CJE Endowment Foundation & Bequests Anonymous Estate of Sarah Altbach Helen & Norman Asher Alzheimer’s Care Fund Joseph Atkin B & J Association Mr. Mirza A. Baig Samuel Ballis Fund Jordon C. Berger Charles H. Berman Educational Fund Laurence U. Berman Trust Harriet B. Brady Pooled Income Fund Belle R. & Joseph H. Braun Fund Estate of Suzy Braun Lena G. Brede Foundation Fund Estate of Raymond D. Brodsky Dennis J. Carlin Kate Charshan Trust Dolly & Joseph Checkers Estate of Frieda & Simon Chinn Beverly and Joe Cohen Charles (Chuck) Cooper Glen Crosier Olga Davidson Estate of William Emil Deutsch Drexel Home Fund Alan Dworkin Robert Edelmann Health Care Fund George M. Eisenberg Foundation for Charities

Estate of Reuben and Sydelle Eisenberg Joan H. Epstein Gitta Fajerstein The Rabbi Shlomoh Z. Fineberg and Naomi D. Wainger Fineberg Religious Observance Fund I.M. & Fannabell S. Fixman Foundation Robert Forman Enrichment Series Fund H. Fried Respite Fund Jeffrey & Suzanne Fried Emmanuel Friend Estate Galter Foundation Meyer and Lilly Gerber Foundation Betsy Gidwitz Joseph L. & Emily K. Gidwitz Memorial Foundation Howard A. & Barbara Gilbert Estate of Adele Ginsburg Annette Glickman Trust Dale Glickman Trust Irving H. Goldberg Family Fund The Goldberg Family Trust Allan Goldstein Joel H. Goldstein Alan I. Greene Allyson Marks Greenfield and Avi Greenfield Robert L. and Sylvia M. Haag Supporting Foundation The Robert L. Haag Trust Thomas L. Harris Ethel Heller Revocable Trust Teresita A. Hellman Estate of David A. Herstein Ethyle Levin Hillman Fund Phyllis A. Jones Estate of Miriam T. Hirtenstein Estate of Florence L. Kaufman Ms. Esther Kirkel Ms. Carole Klein-Alexander Mr. Michael E. Koen Sondra Fineberg Kraff Leo Krakow Trust Louise H.Landau Estate Estate of Hannah Landsberg Milton Latzer Trust Lazarus Charitable Foundation Bruce J. Lederman Theo and Paul Leffmann Eva B. Levi Trust Diane S. Levin Trust

Estate of Helen Levin Ruth Levine Estate of Marcelle M. Lieberman Ken and Susan Lorch Marvin and Marilyn Lustbader Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lynn Estate of Saul Mackoff Estate of Michael George Mallin Roslyn & Milton Mallin Memorial Fund Estate of Judge Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Al and Lillian Mazure Trust C. Margaret McClaskey James C. Mills Estate of Irving H. and Harriet B. Nathan Jerome J. Nathan Trust Ian Natkin - in memory of Lillian Natkin Joseph & Jennie Newman Fund Estate of Mary G. Oppenheim Estate of Konrad Parker Morris L. Parker Trust Kenneth & Susan Pearl The Fannie Penikoff Charitable Trust Vicki and Gary Pines June Raffel Charitable Trust Nate Y. Ratner Fund Michael Reese Service League Sonya & Robert Reich Philanthropic Fund Estate of Rose Resnick Joseph Robineau Fund Ellen and Steven Rogin Milton and Beatrice Rohde Estate Steven Ronsen Mally and Alan Rutkoff Norma Sachs Fund The Robert L. and Claire Sampson Charitable Annuity Trust Stephen P. Sandler Leonard Schanfield Research Endowment Fund Robert and Julie Schlossberg Estate of Eugene M. Segal Edward and Dorothy Shapiro Estate of Jerome & Natalie Share Leonard Shraiberg Endowment Fund Joel S. Siegel Seymour and Roslyn Simon Trust Edward & Honora Singer Estate of Lillian and Dwight D. Slater Georgette Grosz Spertus Trust Adele Stern Estate of Veda Stern

Rick Strusiner Swartzberg / Zoller Family Foundation Ms. Dianne Tesler Rachel Topp Trust Estate of Lucille L. Vodian Estate of Birdie Wagner Miss Brenna Wagner The Wagner Foundation Estate of Muriel Wein The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. Mark and Patty Weiner Nellie & Louis Weiner Fund Weinfield Trust Ronald Weismehl Enid and Kalman Wenig Marshall Yablon June and Howard Zimmerman

Contributed Gifts & Services Mr. Jack Asher Mr. and Mrs. Joseph R. Atkin Mr. Mark Bailey Mr. Alex Belenky Ms. Lynn Bernau Ms. Susan Bernstein Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah Ms. Arlene E. Blum Ms. Bette Blumenthal Mr. and Mrs. Shelly Brenner Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Brown Mr. David Caplan Ms. Hope H. Chapman Mrs. Carolyn Chatterton Mr. and Mrs. Steve Cherin Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cone Ms. Anita Denes Mr. and Mrs. Michael Dicker Ms. Larisa Dinerman Ms. Marcy Dolins Ms. Shirley Douglas Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Dunn Emma’s Bagels Ms. Adele Feldman Dr. and Mrs. Sanford Finkel Mr. and Mrs. Howard Friend Mr. and Mrs. Lee D. Gallender Mr. and Mrs. John Garza Ms. Sonia Gershik 20 Ms. Linda Goodman Gordon’s Ace Hardware


t he CO RE VA LU ES o f CJE SeniorLi f e At CJE, we fulfill our mission and realize our vision by striving for excellence through the following values. Respect – Kavod

We recognize, honor and acknowledge the inherent value of each person for their wisdom, their culture, their background and their unique history.

Advocacy – Timicha

We give voice to our clients’ needs and facilitate positive actions on their behalf. We are actively engaged in public policy to influence, protect and help shape governmental programs and practices for the benefit of our community and clients.

Compassion – Chesed

We treat everyone with caring, sensitivity, understanding and supportive responsiveness.

Intention – Kavanah

We approach our work and each task with mindful consideration as to what we are doing and why we are doing it, as individuals and as an agency.

Innovation – Chidushim

We continue to advance our knowledge and strive to develop, evaluate and implement new and advanced programming and models of care to bring benefits to our clients, community and broader older adult/ healthcare environment.

Accountabilit y – Arevut

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We are responsible individually and as an agency for honest, accurate work and interaction with others. We plan strategically and provide measurable quality care with clear fiscal and ethical responsibility.

Mr. and Mrs. Alan I. Greene Ms. Robin Guy Mr. Bob Hamer Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hamer Ms. Penny Herbst Mr. Eric Hirsh Ms. Carol Huebner Ideal Gifts and Flowers Cary Jacobson Ms. Mary R. Kaltman Mr. Gary Kantor Mr. Brad Kasselman Katz & Stefani LLC Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kesner Mr. Mark Kishbaugh Shalom Klein Ms. Ruth Koross Mr. Blair Kramer Dr. Gary M. La Mantia Mrs. Ronna B. Leibach Mr. Stuart Levin Mr. Phillip Levsky Ms. Alice Loffe Dr. and Mrs. Allen Marks Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mermelstein Mrs. Sandra Miller Mr. and Mrs. Barry Newman Mr. and Mrs. Herb Nolan Mr. Robert Nussbaum Mr. Mark Patent Mr. Peter Pelts Ms. Charlene Perlow Dr. Rhoda S. Pomerantz Mrs. Janet Ritter Mr. Steven Rodney Mr. Jeffrey Rovner The Sandwich Club Ms. Nancy Shaffer Mr. Jack J. Shapiro Mrs. Bella Shmulkar Ms. Rochelle Singer Slice Of Life Mr. and Mrs. Alan Sussman Tel Aviv Pizza Mr. Alexander Telis Mr. Norton Wasserman Ms. Rochelle Wasserman Mr. Stuart Weinstein Mr. Howard Weiss Mrs. Carol A. Wootton

Government Partners AgeOptions Chicago Housing Authority City of Chicago/Department of Housing and Economic Development Federal Emergency Management Agency Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Illinois Department of Human Services Illinois Department of Public Health Illinois Department on Aging Illinois Housing Development Authority U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs U.S. Social Security Administration Village of Evanston CDBG Village of Skokie CDBG Matching Gifts Aetna Employee Giving Campaign Bank of America Matching Gifts Program Chicago Trading Company Grainger Matching Gifts Program Nestle Foundation


20 CJE EM P LOY EES w it h 20 o r mo r e

Y EA R S o f SERVI C E

Shevonne Abraham Evangelina Albano Lyeyena Amadio Virginia Amansec Tom Battle Dennis Beauchamp Maureen Beckford Amelita Beltran Paula Berger Martha Berry Joel Brody Susan Buchbinder Julie Calimag Wanda Capua Conchita Ching Shannon C. Conley Esther Craven Lois Davis Tresa Dawravoo Marie Delva Nida Domines David Donaldson Elena Dulay

Grigory Dvorkin Elvira Dvorkina Isabel Eligio Paula Gayle Delba Gines Dorothy Cecilia Graham Sheila Gresham Jo Hammerman Daphne Hill Marie Solange Jean-Pierre Jeannine Johnson Angelita Juranes Mary Kuriakose Marie Jocelyn Lenesca Domingo Mabbagu Melanie Matin Croke Kelly Mcclendon Myrtle Mobley Dorothy Moore Pornchit Noomano Ricky Olaco Gloria Ortiz Temoorshah Osmani

Donna Pezzuto Karen Platt Barbara Rabyne Jurita Rosal Genoveva Sanchez Tara Sanderson-Bryant Barbara Sarasin Rocio Scala Melina Scheibe Natalia Sharon Erin Sharp Helena Skowyra-Munoz Lourdes Soriano Chana Sulpar Joseph Suzuki Felicia Thomas Rozalya Trogub Wanda Turner Dorothy Turner Lucas Viloria Dennis Wedderburn Elaine Wilson

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Th e S t ory of the C J E L o g o

Generation to Generation

Numerous pomegranates and pomegranate seeds embellish the Tree of Life that is pictured on the cover of this report. This is highly appropriate because abstract representations of a pomegranate and its seeds are the foundation for the imagery of the CJE logo, pictured here. There are 613 seeds in a pomegranate, and these represent our 613 lifetime mitzvot or commandments. The pomegranate is of major significance in Jewish theology and history. The eighteen colorful seeds underscore the importance of the word Life (“chai”) in our name, the diversity of our staff and the diversity of our programs. In the secular world, pomegranates are considered one of the most nutritious of all fruits, carrying critical antioxidants that combat against disease and promote healthy aging. Our brand identity is a colorful and positive affirmation of aging and reflects our agency’s mission and values. As for the Tree of Life, it is one of the most prevalent symbols in Jewish tradition and interpretations vary on its exact symbolic meaning.

CJE SeniorLife is a member of the LeadingAge, LeadingAge Illinois and the Association of Jewish Aging Services.

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Artwork Art by Shari Imbo Senior Graphic Designer | CJE SeniorLife

CJE SeniorLife does not discriminate in admission to programs or treatment of employment in programs or activities in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act; the Title VI 1964 Civil Rights Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); the Fair Housing Act and the U.S. and Illinois Constitutions. If you feel you have been discriminated against, you have the right to file a complaint. For more information, please contact CJE SeniorLife’s Program Compliance Coordinator at 773.508.1000. CJE SeniorLife is a partner in serving our community, supported by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. © 2014

CJE SeniorLife Annual Report 2014