Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, a member of Gurwin Healthcare System, has been ranked as one of America’s Best Nursing Homes 2022 by Newsweek Magazine, one of only six Long Island nursing homes to make the list.

A total of 450 top facilities across 25 states were ranked this year, including 55 of the more than 600 nursing homes located in New York. Newsweek partnered with Statista, a global data research firm, to establish nursing home rankings based on rigorous criteria including performance data, peer recommendations, and response to COVID19.

“Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff has continued to rise above, putting their own concerns and safety aside for the well-being of our residents.  Being recognized as one of Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes in America validates the efforts of staff in every department at every level, and I am so proud of our entire team,” said Stuart B. Almer, President and CEO of Gurwin Healthcare System.  “Gurwin has been the place Long Islanders turn when they need care for more than 30 years, and we are so grateful for the recognition by Newsweek.”

In addition to being ranked on Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Nursing Homes, the Gurwin Center received a 1st quintile (top) ranking from the New York State Department of Health’s Nursing Home Quality Initiative program, which recognizes nursing homes based on quality, compliance and efficiency measures. The Gurwin Center is also rated a 5-star skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency’s highest possible rating, and is perennially voted Best of Long Island in multiple categories, including nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, home care and adult day care.


About Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center:

The Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is a 460-bed, 5-star CMS rated nursing care facility in Commack, Long Island, part of Gurwin Healthcare System, a renowned healthcare provider offering a full continuum of healthcare and senior living services for frail, elderly and medically complex older adults. The Center was named one of America’s Best Nursing Homes by Newsweek, the #1 Best Workplace in the nation for Aging Services in 2018 by Fortune Magazine and is a perennial winner of the Best of Long Island award for nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, adult day care programs, home health aides and assisted living communities. Center services include skilled nursing, rehabilitation therapy, advanced care, ventilator and respiratory care, on-site dialysis, memory care, and palliative and hospice care, as well as both medical and social adult day programs and two home care programs. The 34-acre campus is also home to Gurwin Jewish~ Fay J. Lindner Residences assisted living community, and Fountaingate Gardens, a 129-apartment Life Plan Community currently under construction.  Visit, and follow Gurwin on Facebook ( and on Twitter (@GurwinJewish).

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