Deerwood Crossing Senior Residences

Deerwood Crossing is a beautifully-designed and affordably-priced assisted and independent living facility with a kind and caring staff. Deerwood offers a high level of amenities, including a private dining room that serves three meals a day, an exercise room, a library/computer lab and daily activities. Studio, one-and-two bedroom apartments feature full kitchens and give seniors the flexibility to live in the same apartment as their needs change and they “age in place.” Residents can choose supportive services as needed, including medication administration, laundry, housekeeping, wellness checks, a facility-wide Life Alert system, transportation to medical appointments , and a nurse on staff for health care needs.
Deerwood Crossing is a partner in serving the community with Jewish Family Services.

Contact: Dan Fleischman, Vice President of Housing and Residential Services,
Property Manager: ACC Management Group, (414) 354-4700

4195 W. Bradley Rd., Brown Deer, WI 53209
Golda Meir House

Golda Meir House provides independent living for low-income seniors. It is owned by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Social services are provided by Jewish Family Services.

Contact: Viktoriya Rubinshteyn, Service Manager,
Property Manager: Metropolitan Associates, 414-276-1515

1567 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Hand in Hand, Volunteer Partners in Caring

The purpose of Hand in Hand, Volunteer Partners in Caring is to further the mission of the Ovation Jewish Home by providing volunteer and financial support. Our members enhance the lives of residents and provide direct services to residents through volunteer service and sponsorships of staff, community and board-initiated programs. Hand in Hand also sponsors the gift shop at the Ovation Jewish Home. Caring Partners, an offshoot of Hand in Hand, provides volunteers for residents at end of life, ensuring that no one at any of our communities need die alone.

Chair: Mary Anne Selby

1414 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Helen Bader Center at Ovation Jewish Home

Renovated in 2013 and internationally known for our award-winning design, innovative programming and commitment to research, offers a nurturing, caring environment for residents with Alzheimer’s and related dementia. Our goal is to maximize functional, social and cognitive abilities for all of our residents. Medicare and Medicaid certified, we offer flexible and individualized therapies and promote meaningful activities to stimulate the senses and enhance cognitive awareness. Examples include homemade cooking, massage and music therapy as well as Monya’s Garden, a rooftop patio with space for residents to enjoy nature outdoors.

President: Michael I. Sattell
Administrator: Samer Abadeer


1410 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Jewish Family Services, Inc. (JFS)

Since 1867, JFS has provided comprehensive social services for the Milwaukee-area Jewish and general community. Our mission is to provide supportive services that will strengthen families, children and individuals throughout the life cycle within the context of their unique needs and traditions. JFS services include: counseling and clinical support, older adult services, and care management for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and/or developmental disabilities.

JFS is a partner agency of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation and a beneficiary of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County.

President/CEO: John A. Yopps
Chair: Steven D. Zimmerman

1300 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Jewish Home & Care Center Foundation

The Jewish Home & Care Center Foundation was created to assure that the important mission of Ovation Jewish Communities continues and to secure the future for the next century. Endowments created within the Foundation by donors and friends allow the Ovation Jewish Home, Ovation Chai Point and the Ovation Sarah Chudnow Communities to enhance the lives of residents in numerous ways. Our mission speaks to the strength of our Foundation in being able to work with families and provide services for their loved ones, regardless of their ability to pay.

President: Michael I. Sattell
Vice President of Development: Tanya Mazor-Posner
Chairman of the Board: Joshua L. Gimbel


Lakeside Senior Enrichment Program

The Lakeside Senior Enrichment program offers a delicious luncheon weekdays and a wide variety of interesting and engaging activities, art classes, exercise and social opportunities for adults from around the city.

This program is supported by the Jewish Home and Care Center Foundation and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.

Contact: Trish Cohn

1410 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Late Life Counseling (JFS)

The focus is to assess and treat psychological conditions that interfere with the quality of life for homebound older adults. Depression, anxiety, isolation, loss of loved ones, declining health, and financial worries are some of the issues addressed. Treatment is provided in the home and may include family members or caregivers. Must be a Milwaukee County resident, age 60 or older and have physical or emotional difficulties which limit the ability to access outpatient services.

Contact: Clinical Services Coordinator

1300 N. Jackson St., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Maurice S. Surlow Senior Residences

The Surlow Senior Residences provide independent living for low-income seniors who are age 62 and older. The apartments are owned by the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Social services are provided by Jewish Family Services.

Case Manager: Alla Kotlyarsky,
Property Manager: Reilly-Joseph, 414-271-5201

414-390-5800 or 414-962-7703
2940-2964 N. Bartlett Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53211
Oakwood Apartments

Housing for the elderly age 62 and older. Affordable, accessible, subsidized independent living apartments owned by Millennium Foundation. Managed by Millennium Profession Management.

10833 N. Port Washington Rd., Mequon, WI 53092