The Actors Fund Home Receives Perfect Survey, Top Rating

February 3, 2020

New York (January 30, 2020) The Actors Fund Home (155-175 West Hudson Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey), the venerated assisted living and skilled nursing care facility for the performing arts and entertainment community, is proud to announce it has been recognized with the highest possible rating (Five Stars) by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Among the metrics and qualifications that CMS considered in this scoring was the Perfect Rating awarded to The Actors Fund Home by the State of New Jersey Department of Health.

CMS is a federal agency within the United States Department of Health and Human Services that administers the Medicare program and works in partnership with state governments to administer Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program and health insurance portability standards. It oversees HealthCare.gov, the national database for evaluating more than 13,000 facilities in the country.

Since 1882, The Actors Fund has been helping performing arts and entertainment professionals. In 1902, The Fund opened its first retirement home in Staten Island, New York which moved to Englewood, New Jersey in 1928. Today, The Actors Fund Home continues this tradition of care through its 149-bed facility which includes short-stay rehabilitation, assisted living, skilled nursing and accredited dementia care.  The Actors Fund Home is a gold standard for senior care.

The Actors Fund Home has a proud history of caring for a wide variety of professionals in performing arts and entertainment, including designers, writers, sound technicians, musicians, dancers, administrators, directors, film editors, stagehands, actors and more. Residents have included fascinating individuals from the world of stage and screen, encompassing vaudevillians, Ziegfeld Follies dancers, comedians, band leaders, set designers and many more. Among the most famous residents were Joseph Sultzer and Charles Marks, better known as the comedy team of Smith and Dale, who were the inspiration for Neil Simon's hit play and movie The Sunshine Boys.