Remembering Longtime Extended Care Housekeeping Staff Member
Dehab Teklit worked at New Community Extended Care Facility for about 23 years when she passed away June 19 at the age of 58. Photo courtesy of Fenan Hidrat.

Remembering Longtime Extended Care Housekeeping Staff Member

Those who knew Dehab Teklit remember a woman whose smile would light up a room and whose positive attitude and kindness stood out. She was a fixture at New Community…

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Extended Care Mourns Loss of Director of Social Services
Avril Cunningham worked at New Community Extended Care Facility for 25 years before she passed away in April. Photo courtesy of Marjorie Scarder.

Extended Care Mourns Loss of Director of Social Services

Avril Cunningham always had a warm greeting for those at New Community Extended Care Facility. She was committed to her job as Director of Social Services, working in her role…

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Extended Care RN Credits New Community for Helping Her Achieve Success
Joyce Misiani completed her studies this summer to become a registered nurse. She is grateful to New Community for helping her during a difficult time in her life, hiring her to start her career in health care and making it possible for her to become an RN. She has worked at Extended Care for about a decade and plans to stay at the facility.

Extended Care RN Credits New Community for Helping Her Achieve Success

Joyce Misiani has faced numerous challenges since coming to New Jersey from Kenya about 15 years ago. New Community has helped her through difficult times and provided support that has…

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New Community Remembers Retired Executive Chef with Memorial Mass
Anne Marie Ventura, left, and Joyce Hessemer, two of Joe Rodriguez’s daughters, remember their father during the Memorial Mass held in his honor at St. Joseph Plaza Sept. 27.

New Community Remembers Retired Executive Chef with Memorial Mass

New Community held a Memorial Mass remembering Joe Rodriguez, who served as the executive chef at the organization for nearly 33 years. He had retired in January and passed away…

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Extended Care Helps New Mother Return to Son
Valarie Dickerson spent more than three months at Extended Care after an amputation, participating in therapy and learning how to use a prosthetic. Photo courtesy of Valarie Dickerson.

Extended Care Helps New Mother Return to Son

Becoming a mother is never easy, but imagine facing serious health issues, the recent loss of your child’s father and a diagnosis of a rare disorder for your child. Those…

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Former Harmony House Resident Finds Success at Extended Care
Tamika Muhammad, standing center, enjoys her job as an activity aid at Extended Care. She lived at Harmony House with two of her children for a year and a half.

Former Harmony House Resident Finds Success at Extended Care

Tamika Muhammad is in a good place. She enjoys her job, has her own apartment and is looking forward to the future. But her situation wasn’t always so positive. Muhammad…

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