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  • Preparing Seniors to Survive and Thrive

    Knowing what steps to take in an emergency can play an important role in saving people’s lives. For seniors, this kind of strategic decision-making is particularly urgent: Limits on their mobility and cognition make every moment critical in the aftermath of an unexpected event. Helping them anticipate the best path forward was the focus of the Jewish Home’s fifth annual Emergency Preparedness Week, held last month at the Brandman Centers for Senior Care, a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  Jun 3, 2019
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  • For This Jewish Home Rabbi, Passion Is Rising By Degrees

    Karen Bender has a long list of titles at the Jewish Home: Skirball Director of Spiritual Life. Campus rabbi. Counselor. Nurturer. This month, she added a new one, as well – doctor, h.c. On May 13, in recognition of 25 years spent serving the community, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) awarded Rabbi Bender an honorary doctorate at Stephen Wise Temple. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  Jun 3, 2019
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  • Tips for Using a Walker

    Keeping up with the fast pace of life as we age can be a challenge. But utilizing available tools and resources can help us maintain good mobility. Below, the Jewish Home's expert rehabilitation team shares some important tips about how to make the best use of a common assistance device: the walker. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 13, 2019
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  • A Celebration of Memories

    End of life can be a challenging time for friends and family of the recently departed. Yet it can also be something beautiful—a celebration of memories made and relationships forged, of a life filled with meaning and purpose. Those blessings were very much top of mind this past March, as approximately 100 people joined together for the Annual Skirball Hospice Memorial Service. READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  May 13, 2019
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  • The Jewish Home’s World’s Largest Mother’s Day

    There is nothing like the love and nurturing of a Jewish mother—and, at the Jewish Home, we take pride in our annual tradition of saluting the maternal-child bond. Two thousand nineteen marks the 25th annual World's Largest Mother's Day Celebration, our festive tribute to the wonderful women who continue to support (and maybe brag a little) about us! READ MORE »

    Posted by: Los Angeles Jewish Home  |  Apr 29, 2019
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