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Seniors

How Do We Explain Societal Changes to Offspring?

It may seem almost impossible to exist in our present society where our past mistakes — which were previously acceptable behaviors — may be...

How to Promote Elderly Independence

One of the most important desires of seniors is to maintain independence in their lives as they grow older. Even though there may be changes...

Lifelong Educator Teaching Judaism at 90

It’s been 15 years since Sara Cohen retired from her position as educational director at Har Zion Temple, but her love of teaching and...

Painter Pushes 90, Keeps Active

Zelda Edelson’s solo exhibition in November at the Old City Jewish Art Center wasn’t the first time that she’s showed her paintings to the...

‘I’m a Very Lucky Lady’: CEO Reflects on Life

When Golden Slipper Gems needed to stuff and mail 1,000 envelopes, 82-year-old Merle Holman was one of the first to volunteer. Holman, who still works...

Spend the Holidays with Senior Loved Ones

The holidays can be a warm and wonderful time to spend with family and friends. At the same time, it can be challenging to...

Broadcaster Keeps a Lifelong Promise to Ol’ Blue Eyes

Sid Mark had never held a golf club or driven a convertible. But growing up in 1940s Camden, N.J., he was convinced that his...

Snowbirds Flock to Florida — and Beyond

From November until March or April — whenever Passover falls — you can find Daniel Blumberg and his wife Barbara taking courses at Florida...
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If/Then Statements and Their Lasting Impact

Very often in life, we set stipulations for ourselves before we can or will begin a new task, hobby, challenge or endeavor. Are these...

Stigma Around Mental Illness Pervades

With advances in the treatment of mental health disorders, many individuals are living prosperous lives. Those treatments include new therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy...