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Caregivers of Older Adults Blog | Jewish Seniors

Celebrating Holy Days with Jewish Elders

By Nina Rios on Tue, Sep 03, 2013 @ 11:28 AM

What’s better than celebrating feast days and holidays with family and friends?  With traditional foods and activities, these times help us remember the days of our youth and allow us to recapture the traditions and rituals that hold a special place in our heart.  The desire and need to celebrate these events does not necessarily change as we age; if anything commemorating and enjoying holidays helps bring more life to our years.

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Jewish Seniors and the Passover Feast

By Cyndy Marsh on Tue, Mar 26, 2013 @ 04:19 PM

Today, 14 million people identify themselves as Jewish, with approximately 40% of these individuals residing in the United States.  As with all different cultures and religions, the rapidly changing demographics of the aging population with the added challenges of chronic illnesses, spiritual needs and understanding of their culture are of great importance.  Today’s Jewish elders, their families and caregivers are searching for meaning, purpose and community within their Jewish traditions.

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