Grandell Rehabilitation Center Celebrates Goldie Steinberg’s 113th Birthday

Monday, October 28, 2013

Oct. 28, 2013 - LONG BEACH, N.Y. -- Who:          Goldie Steinberg, 113-year-old resident, Grandell Rehabilitation          & Nursing Center, Ms. Steinberg’s family and friends, Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center staff members and Local elected officials.

What:          Goldie Steinberg, a long-term resident of Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, celebrates her 113th birthday this year. Goldie was born on October 30th, 1900, in Kishinev, Romania. An exuberant and welcoming individual, she is officially the 14th-oldest person in the world and ninth-oldest in the country.

Goldie immigrated to the United States at the age of 23, after her uncle offered her and her sister the opportunity. Then residing in Brooklyn, Goldie worked as a seamstress, sewing draperies and dresses. She met her husband, the late Phillip Steinberg, while a member of a society of Eastern Europeans. The couple moved to an apartment in Brooklyn and had two children. Ms. Steinberg is still active, spending her time watching the Yankees, knitting and helping out fellow residents. She has voted in every election since 1924, a total of 23 times.

When:          Wednesday, October 30, 2013
         11:00 a.m.

Where:         Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
         645 West Broadway
         Long Beach, NY

Directions:      Sunrise Highway to Meadowbrook State Pkwy S towards JonesBeach. Take Exit M10 to merge onto Loop Parkway. Take the exit toward Long Beach. After 430 feet, merge onto Lido Boulevard. Continue onto East Park Avenue. Go 1.1 miles then turn left onto Long Beach Boulevard. Make a right onto East Beech Street and go 1.2 miles. Make a left onto Lindell Boulevard and then a right onto West Broadway. GrandellRehabilitation & NursingCenter will be on the right-hand side.

Photo Ops:      Ms. Steinberg joined by family members, Grandell staff members and local elected officials. Ms. Steinberg blowing out the candles on her birthday cake.

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About Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Located in Long Beach, New York, Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center (http://www.grandellrehab.com/) is a 278-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation care center providing 24-hour comprehensive inpatient care — long-term and short-term — to adults of all ages, offering individuals the opportunity to develop skills essential to restoring their independence. Its rehabilitation department focuses on programs to re-establish activities of daily living for its patients and offers occupational, physical and speech therapy. Specialized services are also available for intravenous therapy, wound care, respiratory care and cardiac rehabilitation. Grandell Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is a Glatt Kosher facility under the supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Queens. For more information, call (516) 889-1100 or visit www.grandellrehab.com.
 

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