Jewish Journal

When is the right time for a senior to change residences?

by Oren Peleg

June 3, 2015 | 10:50 am

The Los Angeles Jewish Home’s Fountainview complex, featuring upscale housing for independent
seniors, was one option discussed during the recent “Housing Alternatives in the Later Years” event
at Leo Baeck Temple. Photo by Steve Cohn

As a geriatric social worker for more than 11 years, Renee Gates has seen the psychological and practical issues at play in a... read full article

  • Tips for Growing Older Gracefully

    by Leilani Peltz

    April 30, 2015 | 3:01 am

    In her new book, “Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit & Grace Beyond Midlife,” 58-year-old Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman takes what she has...

  • Helping the Community Is in His Blood

    by Leilani Peltz

    April 30, 2015 | 2:47 am

    More than 10 years ago, longtime donor Peter Heumann started giving platelets at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to help a neighborhood family that had...

  • Scoping out the senior scene

    by Elyse Glickman

    April 15, 2015 | 10:35 am

    Why take Max Izenberg’s advice on what’s going on around town? Because the retired nutritionist knows what’s good for you. 

    Izenberg built her career...

  • Saving lives by monitoring chronic heart failure at home

    by Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c

    April 15, 2015 | 10:21 am

    Chronic congestive heart failure (CHF), which involves a weakening of the heart’s pumping power, is the primary cause of hospitalization in people older...

  • Rethinking the ‘Birthright’: A trip to the Israel for adults

    by Elyse Glickman

    April 15, 2015 | 10:15 am

    Birthright trips to Israel are the ultimate opportunity for young Jewish adults to get face-to-face with the places and history that shape their Jewish...

  • Laughter is comedian’s fountain of youth

    by Kylie Jane Wakefield

    March 18, 2015 | 1:57 pm

    Legendary comedian Marty Allen, who turns 93 March 23, has a simple secret to longevity. 

    “I try to have an upbeat attitude all the time,” he said. “I...

  • When Harry met Lilly…

    by Tess Cutler

    March 18, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    Rabbi Harry Roth will read this article aloud to his wife, Lillian, after it’s published. They might be sitting in a community dining room or her...

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