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Benjamin Rose Institute. Celebrating 100 Years of caring for older adults… and those who care for them. 1908. Cleveland industrialist Benjamin Rose establishes in his will the Institute bearing his name. Rose’s wife, Julia, and their two children predeceased him.

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Benjamin rose institute

Benjamin Rose Institute

Celebrating 100 Years

of caring for older adults…

and those who care for them


1908

Cleveland industrialistBenjamin Rose establishes in his will the Institute bearing his name. Rose’s wife, Julia, and their two children predeceased him.

With no direct heirs, he left

a considerable amount of

his fortune to charity.

Julia Rose


1909

  • The all-female Board of Directors, hand-picked by Benjamin Rose himself, begins disbursing stipends to the first BRI clients.


1930

  • As BRI’s first executive director, Margaret Wagner adds social work and medical services to the

    Institute’s

    responsibilities.

Margaret Wagner (left) and a friend.


1941

  • Belford House opens. It is the first of three BRI residential homes for older adults.

A Belford House resident enjoys time with some young friends.


1953

  • The Benjamin Rose Hospital opens. It is one of the first hospitals in the nation devoted to

    rehabilitation

    for older adults.

Benjamin Rose Hospital


1961

  • Margaret Wagner House opens. It replaces the three residential homes and is called the “most modern nursing home” by The Plain Dealer.


1961

  • BRI establishes a research center, later named the Margaret Blenkner Research Institute after its first director. The center is charged with measuring the needs

    of older people and their families

    and evaluating the impact

    of services.

Margaret Blenkner


1969

  • In response to a landmark study led by

    Dr. Margaret Blenkner on the effectiveness of home health

    services, BRI

    establishes

    a home aide

    department.


1981

  • BRI starts its Senior Companion Program. Part of the federal Senior Corps, it is one of the largest SCP programs in the country.


1982

  • BRI begins providing adult day care services at Margaret Wagner House.


1986

  • BRI teams up with University Hospitals to form the Fairhill Center

    for Aging. It is housed in

    a former marine hospital

    and later becomes a

    thriving campus of

    agencies for older people.


1996

  • In collaboration with the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, BRI forms a Cleveland PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) site, Concordia Care. MetroHealth eventually becomes the agency’s partner.


2003

  • The fourth and fifth floors of Margaret Wagner House are renovated as HUD-subsidized apartment units

    for those aged

    62 and older.

Ribbon cutting ceremony marking the opening of the Margaret Wagner Apartments


2007

  • The Katz Policy Institute is established in honor of Sidney Katz, MD, BRI’s Distinguished Scholar.

Dr. Katz is recognized by the U.S. Administration on Aging in honor of the launch of KPI.


2007

  • BRI partners with MetroHealth, Concordia Care, and VNA Hospice to establish the Senior Health & Wellness Center in the former Deaconess Hospital.


2008

  • The Benjamin Rose Institute celebrates its centennial!


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