Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775
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The length of their experiences may have varied - from just a few months to more than 70 years - but for the more than 70 people gathered in the dining room of Martins Run Senior Life Care Community, they all had one thing in common: They knew how to knit. The women - joined by a couple of men...
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Al Perloff never intended to ask Geri Richman out. But when his previously scheduled date for the evening called to cancel, he turned to the cashier and bookkeeper at his father's Upper Darby meat market as a viable replacement. "I looked at her in the cash box and said, 'Would you like to go out with me?' She was more...
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Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
I'll bet you're not considering the prospect that you might need nursing home or skilled home health care. But the unthinkable can happen. You insure your home against fire and your car against an accident - and never complain if that money is "wasted." Why not insure against one of the most expensive realities of life - long-term care? As...
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Rabbi Sandra Berliner sums up the work she does for the elderly rather simply: "If you can't get to a shul, I'll bring the shul to you." As an employee of Jewish Family and Children's Service, the Melrose Park resident works as a chaplain at the five Federation Housing complexes located throughout Philadelphia. "Being there, I help emotionally, spiritually, and...
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Lauren Pound Somers, JE Feature
When Ruth Ford became a mother, she made sure that her children were blessed with the Jewish education she never had. She grew to love Judaism as she got older, learning Hebrew and prayers through adult education in her 50s and 60s. But today - at age 93 - she's even more connected to her heritage than ever before, thanks...
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