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Education Never Ends: Examples of Senior Learners

“The important thing is not to stop questioning.” — Albert Einstein Our society needs to look at education in a new way. We usually think of...

Is It Possible to Stay Young?

Since the beginning of time, men and women have struggled to find the formula to beat the cycle of aging. Explorers have searched for the...

The New Normal: Reevaluating How Seniors Are Defined

I look in the mirror You see a wrinkled face You see changes in me But I am not old I feel young inside I love the...

Taking Charge of Chronic Pain: A Positive Approach

Chronic pain is a problem that affects more than 100 million American citizens and 1.5 billion individuals worldwide, according to the American Academy of...

Married for More Than Two Centuries: Four Couples Celebrate December Anniversaries

It’s a tale as old as time: Boy meets girl. Boy likes girl. Boy seeks approval from girl’s Jewish parents. Four couples at Brandywine Living...

Their Salad Days Long Gone, Rec League Basketball Players Persevere

Steve Dabrow trudged into the JCC Kaiserman gym on a recent Tuesday night, sat down heavily and let out a groan as he prepared...

‘I’m 80 — What Do I Do Now?’

This summer, the financial data company SmartAsset released its second annual study on American retirement. Using census microdata on labor force participation between 2010...

100 Years of Birthdays, Anniversaries and Family

There are 525,600 minutes in a year. Throughout their marriage, Norman and Eleanor Rothstein have shared more than 39 million minutes together.  That’s 76...

Old Rabbis Not Fading Away

While old soldiers may just fade away, old rabbis are finding retirement is merely the start of the next chapter in their busy lives. Now...

Shaloman to the Rescue

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … Jewish superhero, Shaloman! While theaters have been inundated with superhero movies in the past few years (looking at...