Keyword: seniors
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"Oh, Neal? He’s a really nice guy.” That’s what everybody says about Neal Drobnis, a soft-spoken 64-year-old with wavy hair and conspicuous height – and it only takes about five seconds in his company to see why. Niceness seems to emanate from Drobnis, along with pleasantries and avuncular chuckles. … more
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
Lunch around the table with friends was once the highlight of the day for many guests at the Kosher Senior Café at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community Center, in Providence, and Temple Sinai, in Cranston. But COVID-19 changed all that. more
The following excerpt is from my self-published book, “Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living.”  “One of my most memorable moments as a child, was listening to my … more
The pandemic has upset life for everyone, but older people face special challenges. They didn’t grow up with computers, and many of them are not comfortable with digital technology. As COVID-19 … more
My only survival skill lay in words. I was too myopic to play ball as a boy, with a blind spot that allowed for a blow to my head before I knew what hit me.  I could fight back only by being … 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
In my work with seniors, as head of the Right at Home of Rhode Island agency, I’m often in the room during conversations about financial planning for seniors who want to age in place. 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
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