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Elderly Jewish Woman’s Death Shines Light on Elder Abuse, Neglect

Update (June 19): Alessandro Giribaldi of Giribaldi & Manaras P.C. is now named as representing Ellyn Gottlieb in her criminal docket. Original story: A criminal case...
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New Kavod Initiative Provides Emergency Funds for Holocaust Survivors

An estimated one of every three Holocaust survivors in the United States today lives at or near the poverty line. In Philadelphia, they will now...
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Report Lists Several Underperforming Nursing Homes in Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey

The nursing home industry was rocked June 3 when Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Pat Toomey released a previously unpublicized federal list of...

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...
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Special K’s Are Part of a Complete Fitness Regimen

Men and women of all ages may be winding down in their careers, but that doesn’t mean their minds and bodies are ready to...
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Navigating the Challenges of Caregiving

Learning how to take care of your elderly loved ones - and yourself while taking care of them - is a crucial part of...
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Energizer Seniors

These area seniors get charged up by everyday life. Burt Siegel is a busy man. The 71-year-old former executive director of the Jewish Community Relations...
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Expanded Medicare Coverage Adds Luster to Life for Golden Agers

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Medicare covers quite a few “preventive medicine” services. Read on to find out what's new. Medicare often has been...
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Remedies for the ‘Bed and Bored’ Syndrome

By Elyse Glickman Business owners and intimacy experts share tips for creating a richer romantic life. Just how important is sex to the life of a...
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Reversing Your River of Time

New and refined techniques to battle the exterior effects of aging will help you look as young as you feel (or close to it). My...