Saturday, October 1, 2016 Elul 28, 5776

By:
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
There is a perception to blame the media — like Barbie — when it comes to looking at the societal prevalence of eating disorders, but that’s not always the case.
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By:
Marcy Shoemaker | JE Feature
Step back for a minute, turn off the 24-hour news outlets and talk to seniors and other people in your lives who have experienced challenging times in our country and have witnessed many other campaign seasons.
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By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
Studies have shown a serious discrepancy between the way we perceive older men (distinguished and sexually viable) and older women (sexless and unhealthy). But Judaism reverses things; women increase in value, in fact, the older they get.
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By:
Liz Spikol | JE Staff
For Jewish older adults, the lure of volunteerism may be especially strong, as the concept of tikkun olam , and giving back, is central to the Jewish value system.
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By:
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Sifting through the rubble and trying to make sense of Medicare and Medigap isn’t easy, which is why nonprofit agencies are out there for free consultations. They’ll explain all the options to you, look at your specific circumstances and try to point you in the right direction.
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