LGBT seniors face bias in care homes

There are a lot of factors seniors take into consideration when looking for a care facility: cost, proximity to family, food, religious services. But...

Seniors put fading memories on canvas

  Ageism. When Colleen Kemp, the director of social day programs at the Jewish Council for the Aging, first heard the word, she shared it with...

What kind of Jewish grandparent are you?

By Eric Schucht David Raphael and Lee M. Hendler believed they were on to something in the summer of 2017. They were running focus groups and...

Music to his ears

Arnold Kirshenbaum returned to his first love in his 60s

The Jews of Everest

The journey marks his second mountain climbing expedition

Grant to help low-income adults return to work

Despite an improving economy, the demands on a Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington program for low-income adults are increasing. “There is greater...

Estate Planning 101

Like most serious matters, estate planning is a less-than-popular conversation topic. But some of the reason for this is confusion. What is estate planning,...

These couples say a cruise is the only way to vacation

Three years from now, Fred and Lisa Abbey want to have finished traveling around the world so they can decide the best places to...

Meet the 90-year-old who is the new face of JDate

WHIPPANY, N.J. — If Bea Slater had ever been a shrinking violet, her sudden celebrity might be uncomfortable. At 90, the great-grandmother has her...

Talkin’ ‘bout two generations

Alexis Bentz knows all the stereotypes —older people are supposedly cranky, not interested in technology or the other things the young are interested in....