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On Older Woman’s Take on the Aging Process

Throughout her long life, Norma U. Levitt always adhered to the principles of fostering Jewish life and fighting for women's equality. As she's grown...
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The Race Is the Cure

Standing along the driveway leading up to the place they call home, about 30 senior citizens got themselves prepared - wiggling their ankles and...
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Residents Speak of a ‘Nice Place’ to Live

After suffering a stroke that left her partially immobilized several years ago, Sarah Greenberg considers herself lucky. She recovered somewhat through rehabilitation, but finding...

Slipper Strike Ends; Good Fit for Both Sides

A measure of calm has returned to the 7800 block of Bustleton Avenue; employees of the Golden Slipper Health and Rehab Center, a Jewish...
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Employees at Nursing Home: ‘No Contract, No Entry’

Demanding better health benefits and higher salaries, employees of the Golden Slipper Health and Rehab Center, a Jewish nursing home in Northeast Philadelphia, took...

A Gastronomical Chance to Fork Over Funds for the Hungry

The decadent gourmet cheesecake topped with fresh blueberries and raspberries Barbara Shotz heartily enjoyed may have been a far cry from the prepackaged meals...

Overseas Meds Fill the Rx for Seniors

With no drug coverage as part of her Medicare insurance, Harriet Kay was happy to learn that she could save money by purchasing her...
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Live to Be 120: A Mixed Blessing?

In Genesis 6:3, after creating people and watching them multiply, God promptly put a limit on man’s lifespan, setting the maximum number of years...
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Model Behavior

  Companies are relying on the baby boomer generation to sell products to their peers through print ads and commercials. Seniors know they’re still going out...
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‘Hip’ Out of Place?

  Forget the nostalgic image you may have had of grandma: Today's baby boomers turning seniors  cover their gray with multicolored shades and flaunt it. They...