Elegant Senior Living

Live life to the fullest at Willow Towers, our award-winning assisted living and memory care residence located on the United Hebrew’s campus of comprehensive care in New Rochelle, New York.

Elegant Senior Living

Live life to the fullest at Willow Towers, our award-winning assisted living and memory care residence located on the United Hebrew’s campus of comprehensive care in New Rochelle, New York.


Willow Towers offers residents a vibrant lifestyle and gracious living in a community that feels like home.  Our highly-trained staff cares for you like family. We also offer dedicated residences for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Willow Towers News  |  Blog

Baby Boomer Sandwich Generation

5 Tips to Cope With ‘Sandwich Generation’ Stress

Mary Mobley manages her full-time job, parenting her 16-year-old son, and caring for her 85-year-old mother, a resident of Willow Towers Assisted Living resident. She worries about saving money to pay for her son’s college education and her mother’s declining health – all while wondering about how life is going to play out for her as she ages. There’s not a lot of time left to care for herself. “I find it extremely stressful,” says Mobley, 56. “The burden is cumulative....Read More
Centenarian, long life, assisted living

103 and Still Playing Poker: Meet Shirley Meyers

Meet Willow Towers resident, Shirley Meyers: She paints, organizes a weekly poker game among friends, and spends time with extended family—at age 103!Read More
Eddie Ikeda and family

102 years of Laughter, Lessons and a Little Bit of Sleep

Meet Willow Towers resident Eddie Ikeda: From his early years living on John Steinbeck's farm to acting in feature films, he took chances, worked hard, and got some rest along the way. Read More
Dr. Nora O'Brien executive director Willow Towers Assisted Living

Willow Towers Receives National Quality Award

Willow Towers was just recognized among just 66 centers nationwide to receive a national Commitment to Quality Award from the National Center for Assisted Living.Read More
finding love later in life

How to Support Parents Who Find Love Later in Life

Being socially connected helps older adults remain healthy and vibrant. Showing support for Mom or Dad’s new relationship shows that you care.Read More
winter safety

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Older adults are especially vulnerable to winter-related illnesses and injuries. Here are 5 tips for weathering the winter.Read More

6 Tips for a Joyous Holiday Season with Your Loved One in Assisted Living

Here's how to help your elderly loved ones connect with family and friends and enjoy a joyous holiday season.Read More
holiday gifts for seniors

Great Holiday Gifts for the Seniors on Your List

It's the season of giving, and when it comes to buying gifts, seniors have certain needs that gift givers can keep in mind.Read More
Assisted Living

New Amenities and Upgrades Delight Willow Towers Residents

We completed a top-to-bottom renovation of our assisted living community, including expanded spaces for memory care and enhanced amenities for senior living. Read More
traveling with Alzheimer's

Can You Travel Safely with a Loved One Who has Alzheimer’s Disease?

Good news: Traveling together with your loved one who has Alzheimer's or dementia is possible with careful planning. Read More
robotic pets dementia care

How Robotic Pets Bring Comfort to those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Robotic pets can help those with dementia feel comfort and a new sense of purpose. Read More
LeadingAge Employee of Distinction

United Hebrew Technology Director Honored by LeadingAge NY

The award recognizes the extraordinary dedication of individual staff members who have positively affected their respective organizations.Read More
respiratory therapy

How Respiratory Care Helps Seniors Breathe Easier

Treatments, exercises, and education can help seniors breathe easier and lead longer, healthier lives.Read More
socially active

How to Stay Socially Active as You Get Older

New research shows that social isolation can have a significant negative impact on our health. Here are six tips to help your or your loved one stay socially active.Read More

Simple Tips to Help You Cope With Sundowning

When someone has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, agitation, confusion, and aggression are some of the most challenging behaviors for caregivers to handle. Here's what you can do. Read More
lifelong learning

At Willow Towers Assisted Living, Seniors Go ‘Back to School’

Lifelong learning helps build social connections and ward off isolation, which helps our seniors maintain their mental fitness and overall well-being. Read More
caregiving questions

Five Caregiving Questions You May be Too Embarrassed to Ask

Here's how to handle some of the caregiving questions you may have when caring for aging parents who have Alzheimer’s or dementia.Read More
Flag Day

Willow Towers Assisted Living Honors 30 of Its U.S. Military Veterans on Flag Day

A tight-knit community of veterans call Willow Towers home. Read More
art exhibition Westchester

‘Art of the Garden’ Exhibition in our Lazarus Gallery

Opening on June 11, the 'Art of the Garden' will feature 50 beautiful and evocative paintings, photographs, sculptures and mixed media depicting nature in all its glory.Read More
long term care insurance

What You Need to Know About Long-term Care Insurance

Whether you’re looking for long-term care for your loved one, or thinking about how to cover the costs of your own care in the future, it’s good to know the facts about long-term insurance. Read More
Dance movement therapy

5 Ways Dancing Makes a Difference for Those with Dementia

Dance and movement therapy are the most recent additions to the robust creative arts therapy program across United Hebrew’s campus.Read More
Feisty personalities

Meet Some of Our Feisty, Independent, and Outspoken Personalities

We invite you to meet some of the wonderful individuals we have the privilege to care for and help lead life to the fullest.Read More

‘You Saved My Life!’ Elvira Mezzaucella’s Heartfelt Thank You

Read the remarkable story of this rehabilitation patient, who says she wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for the "heroic and well-trained staff" who cared for her. Read More
Centenarian, long life, assisted living

Secrets to a Long Life, from Our Awesome Centenarians

There may be more than one pathway to reach age 100, but three women who have passed that milestone have a few key things in common.Read More
Alzheimer's or dementia

Is it Aging, Dementia, or Alzheimer’s Disease? Know the Signs

While our brains slow with age, memory loss is not a normal part of the aging process. Know the signs of Alzheimer's and what to do. Read More
Caregiver support group

Benefits of Joining an Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group

Caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or dementia can leave caregivers exhausted, overwhelmed, and isolated. But you don’t have to go it alone.Read More
United Hebrew of New Rochelle in Westchester - 5 Stars

Rita Mabli, United Hebrew Honored With National Eli Pick Award

The 2017 Eli Pick Facility Leadership award honors top-performing skilled nursing facilities and the leaders who help them excel.Read More

Rita Mabli Honored as 2016 ‘Woman in Business’ by 914Inc. Magazine

United Hebrew President & CEO, Rita Mabli, was recognized as one of Westchester County’s most successful businesswomen by 914Inc. Magazine.Read More
elderly care signs

Willow Towers: 5 Signs That Your Aging Parents Need More Care

Holidays, birthdays, and family milestones are a time for togetherness and celebration. They’re also an opportunity for adult children to observe changes in Mom or Dad.Read More
United Hebrew fundraiser

United Hebrew to Honor WCA President & CEO, PharmScript, and Longtime Board Member at Gala

William M. Mooney, Jr., and Michael Rosenblum will accept leadership honors; Malcolm Lazarus will receive United Hebrew's Lifetime Achievement Award. Read More
Assisted Living Westchester

Exercise Each Day to Keep Alzheimer’s at Bay

New research shows that exercise can help your brain grow, and prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia. And we’re not even talking about long hours of grueling workouts! Until recently, it was not thought to be preventable.Read More
home health care

United Hebrew’s Home Health Agency Rated Among the Best in Nation, Highest in Westchester

United Hebrew's home health care agency has been rated in the top 12 percent in the nation, and the highest-rated home health agency in Westchester.Read More

Join Us! United Hebrew’s Annual Gala Dinner Dance

Join us for an elegant evening of dinner, dancing, and entertainment, at our annual Gala Dinner Dance September 29 at the Glen Island Harbor Club in New Rochelle. Learn more today! Read More
Skilled Nursing volunteer

Seniors and Students Benefit from Exchange of Culture and Caring

United Hebrew works with volunteers of all ages from all over Westchester County; recently, our skilled nursing facility received help from a group of volunteers from halfway around the world.Read More
United Hebrew of New Rochelle in Westchester - 5 Stars

United Hebrew Awarded Five-Star Rating for Fifth Consecutive Year

Our skilled nursing home and rehabilitation center has received five out of five stars for overall quality by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and received additional national recognition for superior care.Read More

Willow Gardens: Westchester’s Newest Memory Care Residence

Willow Gardens Memory Care is Westchester’s only nonprofit assisted living residence devoted exclusively to caring for those with Alzheimer’s and related dementias. We invite you to take a tour of our newest facility.Read More

Fresh-Faced But Seasoned, New Nursing Chief Focuses On Holistic Care

There’s a fresh face at United Hebrew making sure that the nursing care we provide is top notch. But don’t be fooled by his youthful appearance. Jerome Bagaporo, who was recently named Chief Nursing Officer.Read More

Take a ‘Trip’ Around the World at New Lazarus Gallery Art Exhibition

You can take a journey to sites near and far—see lions, flamingoes and look at Coney Island’s boardwalk in a new way—without ever leaving New Rochelle by touring our juried exhibitionRead More