Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home to be Renamed in Honor of Elliot and Donna Katzman

Chelsea Jewish Lifecare has announced that
the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, the flagship property of the organization,
will be renamed The Katzman Center for Living in honor of Elliot and Donna

The Marblehead couple, who made a significant donation to Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, have longstanding ties to the nursing home, the city of Chelsea and to the healthcare organization.

Elliot and Donna Katzman have made a significant donation to Chelsea Jewish Lifecare, and they will now be honored with the naming of the newly-renovated Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home on Lafayette Avenue. It will soon become the Katzman Center for Living.

“We are enormously grateful to Elliot and
Donna Katzman for such a generous gift,” said Chelsea Jewish Lifecare CEO Barry
Berman. “I have known the Katzman family for many years and am thrilled to have
their name attached to the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. Their support and
friendship mean the world to us.”

Elliot Katzman and Donna (Frangiamone) were
classmates at Chelsea High and will soon celebrate their 40th wedding
anniversary. Both are Salem State alumni and the proud parents of sons and
daughters in law Matthew and Katie, and David and Emily. They are even prouder
grandparents to granddaughters Nora, Maggie, Julia and Clara. Elliot, a general
partner at Commonwealth Capital Ventures, a private venture capital firm, has
built some of New England’s most successful technology companies.

“Donna and I are truly thankful for the love
and kindness that Chelsea Jewish Lifecare has shown our family,” said Katzman.

“Our involvement began when my grandmother was a resident of the nursing home
over forty years ago. Ten years ago my parents moved to the Cohen Florence
Levine Estates Assisted Living where today my dad, Myer, still enjoys being a
part of this caring community. Donna’s mom, Mary Frangiamone, is a resident of
the Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home. We want to pay tribute to the mission of the
organization’s founders and the extraordinary leadership of Barry and Adam

Adam Berman, Chelsea Jewish Lifecare
president, noted that the nursing home has played a significant role in the
organization’s history.

“The Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home is very
near and dear to my heart,” said Berman. “We are honored to have
Elliot and Donna involved with this special residence and we truly appreciate
their substantial contribution.”

Founded in 1919, the non-profit Chelsea Jewish
Lifecare is one of the largest providers of senior healthcare services in the
region. The Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home, soon


Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home to be Renamed in Honor of Elliot and Donna Katzman

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