Keyword: seniors
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For many families, it is the elephant in the room: the necessary but potentially awkward discussions between aging parents and adult children about issues like where the parents envision living as … more
Many of us spent time during the High Holy Days reflecting on the previous year. But what if we went even further back and took an extended look into our past? What if this look back could provide us … more
Susan Bazar has been named executive director of Shalom and Shalom II Apartments, in Warwick. Bazar is taking over from Bonnie Sekeres, who was the executive director for 41 … more
On Oct. 13, National Commander Harvey Weiner met with members of the Rhode Island department Jewish War Veterans USA. He discussed his goals for the year, his vision for the future and offered … more
We all know about saving for retirement, but how many of us plan for when we can no longer take care of ourselves? While many of us have concerns about health as we age, most of us simply do not … more
Before Pesach last year, I wrote about how to best build the seder around an aging loved one. In retrospect, this was  perhaps an overly child-centric approach. In my defense, most things … more
“It is what it is.” You probably hear that a lot — I certainly do. All at once, the phrase means basically nothing and speaks volumes about our willingness to accept the status … more
As a lifelong Rhode Islander who works with seniors, I’m pretty familiar with what the golden years look like around here.  I know, for example, that in Providence, old friends … more
Anyone who gardens is happily familiar with the welcome sense of calm created by its rhythm, wholesomeness and simplicity. In a world of screens and meaningless “likes” on social … more
NEW YORK – It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special … more
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