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At Grandell we're not just names. We're a team of professionals here to serve you.

Neil Eisikowitz

Grandell Rehab and Nursing Center, Long Beach Nursing Home, Grandell Nursing Home

Moishe Heller
Corporate Administrator

Moishe has over 15 years’ experience in Geriatrics & the long term population, he is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for the past 11 years & has a strong reputation for leading his staff to ensure that all residents are provided with outstanding care & services while ensuring that Grandell is in compliance with all State & Federal regulations
Under Moishe’s direction, Grandell has grown into a successful Sub-Acute/Long Term Health Center. He was recently promoted to a Corporate Administrator position where he oversees Grandell & several other facilities.


Patricia Ibanez
Director of Nursing Services


Maria Lusardi

Director of Social Service


Karen Piccirillo

Admissions Director


Jennifer Tesoro

Rehabilitation Director


Kayla Barry MS, RD, CDN
Director of Nutritional Services

Kayla has been the head of the department since 2019 and has been at the Grandell since 2011. Having been in the nursing home setting from the beginning of her career, she has 10 years of experience in long-term care. Passionate about nutrition and eating, Kayla is a firm believer that proper nutrition aids in combatting chronic diseases. It is the goal of her department to make sure residents are eating well, maintaining their weight and are satisfied with the menu. 

Chris Raggi
Dietary Director

Chris has been the Food Service Director at Grandell since 2008. For over 20 years, Chris has held food service positions in healthcare at such institutions as Massapequa General Hospital, Townhouse Extended Care and A. Holley Patterson. Passionate about good food and the health of his residents, and educated locally at both C.W. Post University and Queens College, Chris uses his knowledge base in public health to create menu options using predominantly whole, fresh foods, reminiscent of home-cooked meals, for our residents.

David Royster
Director of Environmental Services

Jim Stamper
Director of Plant Operations

David has been at Grandell for 7 years and has worked in our network for over 18 years. He is very knowledgeable and is always willing to extend himself to other areas of the facility. David also heads the Housekeeping Department at a local sister facility as well as other establishments in the greater Long Beach area. 

Jim has been at Grandell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for 18 years in the maintenance department, the last 13 as the Director. Before coming to Grandell, Jim was the Superintendent of many apartment buildings here in Long Beach.

Cheryl John

Recreation Director

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