Jewish Journal

A view from age 90

by Richard Gunther

August 19, 2015 | 2:18 pm

Richard Gunther

I recently had my 90th birthday, and from this elderly perch there are some observations I want to share on the most important... read full article

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

    by Oren Peleg

    June 3, 2015 | 10:50 am

    As a geriatric social worker for more than 11 years, Renee Gates has seen the psychological and practical issues at play in a move from one’s permanent...

  • 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 Ora Lobell

    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...

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