Senior Living

Seven Tips for Caring for a Loved One From Afar

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Caring for a senior family member, friend or loved one with a serious health condition like Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a big undertaking,...

How Cold-Weather Activities Can Impact Heart Health

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Clearing sidewalks and driveways of snow may be essential to keep from being shut in; however, it’s important to use caution when picking up...

There’s no age limit to hobbies

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Stefanie Smith | Special to the JT If you’ve retired from a full-time job, you may be at a loss for what to do to...

Area congregations join in nightly menorah-lightings for residents

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Members of several synagogues in the Baltimore area spent time this past week at Lorien Harmony Hall, an assisted-living facility in Columbia, to light...

JDC to light darkness in Ukraine with increased humanitarian relief, Chanukah celebrations

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Special to the JT As Ukraine’s winter worsens amid ongoing devastation to energy infrastructure and housing, Ukrainian Jews are receiving increased seasonal support and opportunities...

Elder abuse: Never let your guard down!

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Bob Roth | Special to the JT I will never forget the feeling of leaving our baby with a sitter for the first time. It...

Trauma-informed care for seniors: Even a little goes a long way

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Joyce Wolpert, LCPC | Special to the JT Trauma seems to be everywhere these days as people are claiming such responses to natural and human...

Tips for the aging athlete

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Ellen Braunstein | Special to JT Adults 65 and older are more prone to musculoskeletal injuries during exercise and should moderate their activities and expectations...

Trauma-sensitive approach for aiding Holocaust survivors transforms how care is delivered

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Larry Luxner | JTA Picture this scenario: An 89-year-old Holocaust survivor lies on his back while a white-coated dentist with pliers approaches, preparing to pull...
Mollie Witow

Community college’s oldest student turns 100

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By Lisa Woolfson Mollie Witow has led a life filled with traveling and solar eclipses. She’s assisted German atomic scientists, worked as a librarian and...