I am mourning the loss of my beloved grandchild. I am the mother (father) of the mourner, and the grandmother (grandfather) of the mait (maita)...
In Eden, there was God, Adam and Eve and no religion! Genesis begins with a wide angled view of diversity: God creates a vast range...
In my new capacity as the son of an Alzheimer\'s victim, I have many questions. Some of them are Jewish questions. One kept me up for hours the other night, leading me to my bookshelf at 3 a.m., combing through volumes to see what insights I might glean. What happens to the soul during Alzheimer\'s?
Neither candidate on the campaign trail has spoken often on issues that matter to seniors, and when they have, it\'s been underreported by much of the media. So at the end of the day, how different are the candidates -- and their respective political parties -- from each other when it comes to issues of great importance to seniors, such as long-term care, Social Security, medical insurance and taxes?
Typically associated with American Legion halls, Elks clubs and churches, the sedentary game that caters to seniors is not often associated with Jewish houses of worship. But a few synagogues across the Southland have offered weekly bingo nights as temple fundraisers for decades
Treating him like a rock star, the crowd mobbed 70-something Eshaghian, seeking an autograph or photo op during the May 20 launch party for his Persian-language memoir, \"A Follower of Culture.\"
After his wife died, the worker still came but less often, until global economic pressure forced the JDC to scale back operations for the \"least needy\" in the former Soviet Union. Six months ago, Zheleznyak began having to fend for himself.
Rachel Somekh teaches two classic Iraqi appetizers, potato chops and cigars
While HIV can pose health problems at any age, there is additional risk of having the virus as an older person. People 50 and older have less vigorous immune systems, and studies report that a majority of older adults have at least one or more chronic, age-related condition such as diabetes, arthritis or heart disease
nice Jewish doctor decides his family must live on in a camper and surf . . . all the time; and here\'s the documentary to prove it
After extensive negotiations with the Conference for Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, Germany eased some eligibility requirements so more low-income survivors like Aviva can receive so-called Article 2 pension payments.
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Regardless of age or physical condition, intellectually curious seniors have many opportunities in the Los Angeles area to participate in an educational program that fits their needs in an enriching, stimulating and affordable environment.
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