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Or Zarua Lifting Up, Shining Light on Boomer Community

Authenticity. Ethics. Relevance. Social action. Rabbi Shelly Barnathan has gone on more than 100 coffee dates with members of the “baby boomer, empty nester” generation...

Rewriting History: Possible Effects on Seniors and Society

Recent news can be upsetting for many seniors — especially the ongoing discussions about removing statues, renaming buildings and banning books from schools and...

New Program Allows Einstein Healthcare to Better Communicate with Russian Patients

Calling to schedule doctor appointments, prescription refills and follow-up appointments is a headache enough already, but when English may not be your first language,...

Channeling Humpty Dumpty: Do We All Need to Fall Down?

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty  together again. Humpty Dumpty is a well-known...

Caretakers: Silent Heroes Who May Need Help Sharing the Burden

Caretakers come in all sizes, shapes, genders and ethnicities. Despite their differences, they have one thing in common: Caretakers usually are not prepared for their...

Israeli Doctoral Student Develops Groundbreaking Test for Parkinson’s Disease

(JNS.org) — Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, won an innovation award for developing a new groundbreaking tool that could...

Can You Be a Kid Again in the Summer?

Do you remember that feeling of anticipation when the summer season started, and you felt energized, hopeful and carefree? There is no reason why...

Grateful Alive Band Doesn’t Let Age Interfere With Love of Music

Nobody was going off on Jerry Garcia-style guitar solos, but the Grateful Alive Band was hard at work rehearsing for an upcoming gig on...

Celebrating a Centennial On Canvas

Bernice Paul doesn’t have to go very far to paint a landscape. In fact, she just steps out into her backyard. The 100-year-old artist has been...

Exercising Boomer Style

Much to my chagrin, I learned recently that I am an alterkaker. I was at the Kaiserman JCC taking the twice-weekly Boomer Bootcamp class, when...