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Engel Announces $397,172 Grant for Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale

Engel Announces $397,172 Grant for Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale

Bronx, NY — Congressman Eliot L. Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, announced today that the Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale has been awarded a $397,172 federal grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration. This funding will help the Hebrew Home conduct research on dementia and other neurological disorders impacting our communities most senior residents.

“The Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale offers essential care for senior citizens, while also conducting leading research to better care for them,” Congressman Engel said. “This funding will help the Hebrew Home conduct important work on the prevalence of lucidity in those with dementia and other neurological disorders. We need to continue to find innovative ways to help our seniors, and this important federal funding will help the Hebrew Home do just that.”

“Congressman Eliot Engel has been a steadfast advocate of older adults for decades,” said Daniel Reingold, President and CEO of the Hebrew Home for the Aged. “On behalf of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, and the thousands of New Yorkers in our care, I thank him for his tenacity and compassion in securing federal funding and much needed grants to support Alzheimer’s and neurological research.”