Tuesday, February 9, 2016 Shevat 30, 5776
More and more boomers retiring where it all began -- in (bigger) schoolyards
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Diana Aydin, JE Feature
Al Green remembers his years at Penn State as truly happy; there were "no pressures of any sort." After he graduated in 1947 with a degree in journalism, he moved to New York City as a women's clothing manufacturer. Then, in the late 1980s, he retired to Longboat Key, Fla. "If someone had said to me at the time, you...
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Shirley Roffman (left), a resident of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, and Cynthia Best, the center's horticulture and pet therapist, plant seeds under the watchful eye of Josh Jacobs-Velde, a rabbinic intern with the center's Martha Stern Memorial Rabbinic Internship Program. Residents also celebrated the holiday by participating in a Tu B'Shevat seder, eating fruits that...
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September is "Healthy Aging Month," when individuals over 50 are reminded that those who are physically active, eat a healthy diet, avoid tobacco and alcohol and who get regular check-ups are more likely to look forward to many years of staying healthy and active. Dr. Augustine E. Agocha, lead physician at Advanced Heart, Lung and Vascular Care in Bordentown, N.J.,...
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By:
Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Sarah Katuran never went to college. Neither did Irene Carasso or Mary Dubin. Instead, these three women -- all of whom grew up in South Philadelphia during the 1920s and 30s -- followed the trajectory of many others in their generation: They went to work, got married and raised children. Now, at ages 90, 84 and 89, respectively, the women...
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With a strict exercise regiment that includes stretching, leg extensions and deep knee bends, it may be hard to believe that Eleanore Serinsky is 91 years old. Often working out with her 94-year-old husband Michael, she insists that her fitness program -- coupled with a healthy diet -- is the key to the twosome's living such a long life. And...
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