Seniors

JCS Partners with Hopkins on Innovative Dementia Study

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More than 10 years ago, the late philanthropist LeRoy E. Hoffberger sought to improve the lives of people living at home with dementia and...

Senior Care Facilities Look to Baby Boomer Future

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With the next major senior population, the baby boomers, senior care facilities are finding themselves looking to the future when all those boomers come...

No End to Education, Learning Is for Life

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Opportunities for senior citizens to continue their education provide valuable platforms to engage with their peers and to hone facets of their intellect and...

Jewish Healing: Connected to Theology and History

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According to rabbinic lore, there was no aging process until Abraham and no disease until Jacob (Babylonian Talmud Sanhedrin 107b). According to legend, death...

Baby Boomers, Undeterred, Plan to Travel Often in 2017

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Everyone loves vacation, and, according to data collected by AARP, most baby boomers — those born between 1946 and 1964 — said they will...

When it’s Time to Give Up a Pet

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Helping our loved ones navigate the realities of aging — such as recognizing when it is time to give up the family pet —...

Top Medical Issues Facing Seniors Run Gamut

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The advent of humans living longer — sometimes into triple digits — has brought on a plethora of health problems that seniors must cope...

Until 120: A Mixed Blessing?

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In Genesis 6:3, after creating people and watching them multiply, God promptly put a limit on humans’ lifespans, setting the maximum number of years...

Changing Priorities as You Age

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Aging requires resiliency, creativity and adaptability, and it can lead to great self-discovery. Why are we sometimes surprised when someone in their 60s, 70s,...