Sivitz Hospice & Palliative Care at Jewish Association on Aging

200 JHF Dr, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15217

Palliative Care

About Sivitz Hospice & Palliative Care at Jewish Association on Aging

The Choice Is Yours.

Who do you trust when lifes journey comes to an end?

At JAAs Sivitz Hospice, what matters to you drives everything we do.

Our approach to hospice care is about life and well-being. We provide needed care and support, honor wishes, and are by your side until the very end.


Hospice Team

Our patients and families establish relationships with our hospice specialists, all of whom provide support and ensure that no one faces this difficult time alone. Our care team supports you in your home or other location of your choice.

We focus on your quality of life and include you and your family members in treatment plans.

  • Your spiritual, physical, and emotional needs are our priority.
  • Your choices include innovative and holistic approaches, if requested.

Your hospice team includes:

  • Medical Director
  • Your Primary Care Physician (PCP) or Physician of Choice
  • Registered Nurses
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Home Health Aides
  • Spiritual and Bereavement Counselors
  • Specially Trained Volunteers
  • Nutritionists (when clinically indicated)
  • Therapists (when clinically indicated)

Palliative Care

Palliative care is for those who have a life-limiting illness but are not ready for hospice or are still receiving curative treatment. Our palliative care program offers expert treatment of pain and continuity of care in a private residence or senior living center.

Our highly skilled team offers expert assistance with symptom management. If needed, we can help patients transition to the hospice.

Bereavement Services

Bereavement services are an essential and intricate part of the hospice program, and Sivitz Hospice is committed to supporting families during the grieving period following the loss of a loved one. Bereavement support is tailored to meet the unique needs of each family. We are devoted to providing ongoing support for as long as its needed.

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Additional Services Offered

Anathan Club Adult Day Memory Care Center

Adult Day Services 200 JHF Drive, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15217

Anathan Adult Day Memory Care Services provides therapeutic programming for people with memory care needs in a warm, caring, and secure setting.  Offering an engaging schedule of activities by experienced, highly trained staff, the goal of Anathan is to encourage your independence and self-esteem through peer interaction. As a member, you are exposed to familiar as well as new experiences and are valued as a unique individual.  Anathan provides support and peace of mind for your regular caregiver so that he or she is more able to take care of life~s daily responsibilities.  Space is available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.  Medicaid and private pay are accepted. Some long term insurance companies fund adult day services. For more information or to request a tour call 412-420-4000.

JAA Home Health Services

Home Health

When you need skilled home health services to remain independent, choose JAA. After receiving a home health referral, we visit your home within 48 hours to assess needs, create a treatment plan that incorporates your goals, and communicate with you, your family, and your personal physician. JAA Home Health Services offer assistance delivered with compassion, professionalism, and reliability.

The New Riverview Apartments

Independent Living 52 Garetta Street, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15217

A vibrant senior community where the goal is to live comfortably, remain self-reliant, and enjoy life to the fullest. Part of JAA~s array of senior services, 191 renovated apartments provide affordable independent living options for tenants at all income levels. Service coordinators and on-site activities staff support active, healthy lifestyle choices, and encourage participation.

The New Riverview Apartments

Affordable-Subsidized 52 Garetta Street, Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15217

A vibrant senior community where the goal is to live comfortably, remain self-reliant, and enjoy life to the fullest. Part of JAA~s array of senior services, 191 renovated apartments provide affordable independent living options for tenants at all income levels. Service coordinators and on-site activities staff support active, healthy lifestyle choices, and encourage participation.

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