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Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Celebrates Nationwide Week 

To show our appreciation for the staff members who have given so much over the past year, Renaissance and the entire Nationwide Healthcare Services’ network celebrated Nationwide Week! It’s an annual event to celebrate residents and staff with festive activities and special meals throughout the week. Among the many surprises this year, Renaissance hosted a lunchtime barbeque and provided desserts from Insomnia Cookies. 

Renaissance Medical Director Dr. Uy Leads the Charge for Staff Vaccinations

We encourage every member of our community to do their part to end the pandemic and get vaccinated as soon as they can – especially our hardworking staff who are on the frontlines every day to keep our residents safe and healthy. Renaissance Medical Director Dr. Uy led the charge along with staff member Maria Pessima at Renaissance’s vaccination clinic.  

Generous Donations Spread Holiday Cheer to Renaissance Staff and Residents

Throughout the holiday season, members of our community went the extra mile for our staff and residents. Renaissance Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center is grateful for each of the generous donations we’ve received. Thank you to St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Philadelphia and Penn Medicine’s Division of Geriatrics for making care packages, the Penn CAREs grant for donating mini first aid […]

Adopt a Grandparent Program Connects Renaissance Residents and Community 

As part of Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center’s Adopt a Grandparent Program, Mary Kay representatives Trudie Purnell, Advia Thomas, and Jacqueline Mitchell brought holiday cheer when they delivered gifts for residents. Since residents can’t spend time with family and friends as they usually would this holiday season, gifts like these provide extra cheer.   

Renaissance Celebrates Halloween

The Renaissance staff love any excuse to celebrate. This year, every Halloween costume included a mask – and some of our staff used their masks as an opportunity to get creative. We hope our friends and family members enjoyed their Halloween celebrations, pumpkin carvings and fall treats, too. 

Dr. Uy selected for Pennsylvania’s regional task force

Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center’s Medical Director, Dr. Josh Uy, has been selected to be part of Pennsylvania’s Regional Response Health Collaboration Program as a representative for the southeast. Dr. Uy will join with medical professionals from around the state as part of the Governor’s initiative to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Note: This article was […]

Dr. Joshua Uy: Philadelphia nursing homes need help, not blame

Dr. Josh Uy has been recognized as a leading medical professional around the country for his efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. He provides his opinion on the impact of COVID-19 in nursing homes and the most effective ways to control the spread of the virus. Note: This was originally published in the Philadelphia Inquirer. […]

7th Annual Volunteer Breakfast

Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center has so many dedicated volunteers who regularly enjoy spending time with our residents. Our volunteers host many activities such as musical entertainment, baking, arts and crafts, bingo, spiritual services and many others. Many volunteers are from the local communities we serve, which makes it even more special. We recognize them […]

West Philadelphia Leading Healthcare Provider Donates Dance-A-Thon Proceeds to Families Needing Back-to-School Supplies

With tens of thousands of students already filling classrooms for the new school year, many Philadelphia families find themselves unable to afford new uniforms and supplies for their children. To help raise funds for those in need, Renaissance Healthcare & Rehabilitation residents have raised almost $4,000 over the past four years through their annual Dance-A-Thon […]