Posts Tagged ‘seniors’

JN Publisher/Executive Editor Arthur Horwitz introduces the expert panelists at the "Conversation on Aging" event.

A Community Conversation on Aging at the JCC

Local residents gathered to hear expert panelists speak about resources for seniors. By Keri Cohen More than 80 people attended a “Community Conversation on Aging” Feb. 5 at the Jewish Community Center in West Bloomfield. The event, co-sponsored by Jewish Senior Life and the Detroit Jewish News, focused on the question: “Where will I live?” Panelists…

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A Community Conversation on Aging

Where Will I Live? Where are you aging in place? In your house, apartment, condo, your children’s home, within a senior community? How do you know the time is right for a move? What supports will you need and who offers them? What are the financial considerations? These questions can be overwhelming to seniors and…

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older woman sitting and looking at the camera as another older woman holds onto her shoulders and looks down at her.

Bricks & Mortar and Kosher Food: Changing Senior Needs and Preferences

The Contours of Our Jewish Community: Snapshots from the 2018 Population Study Editor’s Note: Each week, the Jewish News will offer insights into the findings of the 2018 Detroit Jewish Population Study with the intent of stimulating discussion about its potential meaning and impact. Trends show growing preference for our elderly to age in place…

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Joan Chernoff Epstein of Birmingham, granddaughter of Bessie Spector, assists her father, Louis Chernoff of Bloomfield Hills, as he recites the Motzi, as his wife, Betty (far right) and other Bessie Spector family members look on

95 And Older Brunch fetes our most senior seniors

Imagine being in a group of 165 individuals — and being the youngest included. And on your 95th birthday! Marian Gaber made it just under the wire as an honoree among members of our Jewish community recently identified as 95 years or older. Among those, 85 men and women, including Gaber, were feted at the…

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Under Pressure

Jackie Headapohl Managing Editor Getting into their college of choice can leave students stressed. Hey, juniors and seniors, here’s some news to use: Where you go to college is of almost no importance to your future employment options. Whether your degree is from the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State or Grand Valley…

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aging loved one care for senior citizens senior care.

5 Signs An Aging Loved One Needs Help

Sponsored by Feinberg Consulting     Families that reach out to us for assistance with an aging loved one’s care are usually doing so in a time of crisis. There’s been an emergency that requires immediate intervention. Maybe it was a serious fall, a severe car accident, or a decline due to a chronic illness…

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Days of Future Past

Detroit seniors look to the city’s past with an eye to the future. Downtown Detroit used to be a bustling, flourishing business district and is only now seeing a resurgence. Memories of that distant past are not lost on the Jewish community’s older . So how do we ensure that future generations appreciate previous Jewish…

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Men’s Club: Two Hechtman residents form

“There’s a preponderance of women here!” said Mort Horwitz, a resident of Jewish Senior Life’s Hechtman Apartments on the Applebaum Jewish Campus in West Bloomfield. “Not that we have anything against women, but it was time we get the men together.” In early June, Horwitz and fellow resident and friend Seymour Ungar came up with…

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