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Jewish Journal

Dr. Rachelle Zukerman

  • Research and references are the key to selecting assisted living facility

    January 17, 2008 | 7:00 pm

    Many potential residents pin their hopes on assisted living and its menu of services as a means to keep them independent for as long as possible. Seniors who require help and support in managing their daily activities, but who don't need medical oversight or intense supervision, are...
  • Ways to Care for a Parent Who Didn’t

    February 2, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Some 10 million older Americans need some kind of assistance to get through every day. Family members (mostly grown children) provide about 80 percent of that help. Lots of those adult children welcome the opportunity to give back to their parents a portion of the love and care they...

  • Helping Your Parent Defeat Depression

    December 18, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Sally H., an 80-year-old Fairfax resident, recently fell into inconsolable sadness after her canary died. To her family, her intense and prolonged sorrow seemed out of place because Sally had only bought the pet a few months earlier.

    "It was only a bird!" they said.

    What her...