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Harmony Village at Paramus

CareOne Celebrates the Grand Opening of Harmony Village at Paramus

CareOne hosted a lavish grand opening celebration welcoming Harmony Village at Paramus to #HipNJ!

Hundreds of guests packed the pristine space, which is the first of its kind in Bergen County 100% dedicated to memory loss.

“I waited for this place to open,” said Arlene Madaio, who has a family member being treated at Harmony Village. “I looked at every other place in Bergen County, but this one was it. When you have a memory impaired parent, you need a dedicated space that provides compassionate, dedicated care.”

CareOne chairman and CEO Daniel E. Straus cut the red ribbon alongside CareOne executive vice president, Elizabeth Straus, New Jersey Senator Robert M. Gordon and members of the NFL Alumni, including NFLA president Bart Oates, New York Giants Super Bowl champions Ottis Anderson and Howard Cross, and former New York Jets star Tony Richardson.

Guests enjoyed a lavish cocktail hour party and open bar while touring the space, which boasts modern yet comfortable amenities. On location is also a spa and wellness center to pamper patients and promote positivity. During the warm weather months, guests can enjoy time out at the resort-like outdoor lounge.

“CareOne strives to always push the bar of healthcare in the state of New Jersey, and we take pride in the level of care we deliver to our patients and their families,” explained Daniel E. Straus.

For more information on Harmony Village at Paramus, visit their website.

CareOne’s Elizabeth Straus Honored as a Leading Woman Intrapreneur

#HipNJ‘s Lisa Marie Latino joined CareOne at Liberty State Park in Jersey City to celebrate New Jersey’s top leading women intrapreneurs, including CareOne executive vice president, Elizabeth Straus!

An intrapreneur, according to  Linda Wellbrock, CEO and Founder of Leading Women Entrepreneurs, is a “corporate executive who is innovative and advocates for women in some way, shape, or form.” Elizabeth, “excels in all the criteria and is a pillar example of what we’re looking for in an honoree,” Wellbrock explains.

For the past 9 years, Elizabeth Straus has overseen operations for her family’s senior care company, CareOne. In her role, Straus has transformed the 15-year-old company into multi-faceted provider of healthcare which spans the senior care continuum. Further, Straus has developed a model that is centered on providing exceptional care in exceptional settings. She has overseen over $30 million in new facility construction and is responsible for a workforce exceeding 10,000 employees throughout all of CareOne’s business. Under her leadership, CareOne has attained the highest ratings (5 Stars) in New Jersey from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, spearheaded dynamic clinical programs, and lead philanthropic efforts throughout her company which has produced over $10 million raised by CareOne for charitable causes.

Straus said it was “a real honor to be recognized with such incredible women” and that she was “taken aback by the women who are receiving the award as well.” She also commended her team who believe that nothing is impossible.

Great leadership achieves great things, and the key to doing so is by making people believe. “If you get people to believe, anything can happen,” says Straus.

For more information on Elizabeth Straus and CareOne, visit Care-One.com.

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CareOne Raises $4 Million for Puerto Rico!

All the stars came out for CareOne‘s “Starry Night Masquerade,” and #HipNJ was there for all the action!

Our Lisa Marie Latino chatted with the A-List stars on the black carpet, including pop singer JoJo, New York Giants Super Bowl Champions Jason Pierre-Paul and Victor Cruz, and CareOne President and CEO Daniel E. Straus and Executive Vice President Elizabeth Straus. Other attendees included various NFL alumni, Danielle Brooks of Orange is the New Black and model Joan Smalls.

This event especially hit home for New Jersey native great Cruz, who is half-Puerto Rican. “Puerto Rico is near and dear to my heart…Anytime you get to raise money for a great cause and for a cause like Puerto Rico and their disaster relief, you can’t ask for a better place to do it and a better organization [than CareOne] to facilitate it.”

CareOne’s event, held at the Skylight Clarkson North in New York City, raised more than $4 million in support of hurricane-relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Prior to “Starry Night Masquerade,” CareOne embarked on an October 11th mission trip to Puerto Rico where staff visited hospitals and spoke with physicians and patients on the ground to evaluate how best to address the immediate needs of the island’s medical community.

The event’s emcee, CNN’s Jason Carroll, was so moved by the outpouring of love from the attendees: “These people here tonight are making an effort to really make a change, and I’m so honored to be a part of it.”

Thanks to the generosity of CareOne’s supporters, the company plans to continue providing help to the citizens of Puerto Rico and are scheduling follow-up trips in the coming weeks and months!

“We have found that each person can make a difference when they come together, and we are going to continue to do so,” proclaimed Elizabeth Straus.

For more information, visit Care-One.com.