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PROVIDENCE – Seventy percent of all Americans will need some form of nursing home, assisted living or home care service in their lifetimes, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. more
PROVIDENCE – The AARP “Driver Safety Course,” a refresher course for drivers age 50 and older, will be held at The Highlands on the East Side, 101 Highland Ave, Providence, on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch will be served. more
PROVIDENCE – In today’s fast-paced society, it can be difficult to find time to complete the essential tasks of everyday life, let alone give back to others through volunteering. more
PROVIDENCE – As Lilliane Birch spoke to a group of spellbound seniors at the Kosher Café at Temple Am David about her parents’ experiences during the Holocaust, she told of the longstanding tradition of the act of tzedakah (giving back to the … more
The ringtone on my granddaughter’s cell phone varies with the person who is calling. Her family members and closest friends – all have individual music. Before she retired as a school principal, my daughter Judith had a ringtone of children’s … more
BRISTOL – People ask how I stay vibrant and active, even at an advanced age? That’s an easy question to answer. I start with the grace of God. I love life. I am always involved. Even at age 90, I bubble with enthusiasm. I am, above all, … more
LOS ANGELES (JTA) – In open opposition to Kohelet (Ecclesiastes), which tells us on Sukkot, “There is nothing new under the sun,” I decided to build a solar sukkah this fall. To energize my plan, I went to buy some solar yard lights to adapt … more
CRANSTON – A few years ago, I bumped into a childhood friend from Morris Avenue on Providence’s East Side. We chatted and got to wondering how and where everyone was. The Internet has made the world even smaller than we thought. I did some … more
PROVIDENCE – One out of three adults 65 and older suffers a fall each year. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries and the leading cause of injury death among older adults, according to a release from The Miriam Hospital. In … more
PROVIDENCE – Richard W. Besdine, M.D., Greer Professor of Geriatric Medicine, was the keynote speaker for the first of 10 lectures on healthy aging that was sponsored by the Lifelong Learning Collaborative and held at Temple Beth-El in Providence. more
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