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Mayor Janice Kovach visits American Institute Toms River

April 14, 2016, Toms River, NJ – Major Janice Kovach of Clinton, NJ, joined students and staff at the Toms River campus to share her insights on goal-setting and pursuing a dream in honor of National Reach as High as You Can Day. After her comments, students and their instructors wrote their goals on large […]


Aging Care Academy Offered at American Institute in West Hartford

March 15, 2016, West Hartford, CT — Hebrew HealthCare has partnered with American Institute in West Hartford to offer students and graduates valuable education in caregiving. Aging Care Academy is designed to assist individuals in caring for older adults with memory impairments. Aging Care Academy offers geriatric health experts, specialists and partners in elder law, […]