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Looking for long-term care for a loved one? Visit the HSL blog and see what our expert says you should be asking each facility you visit: http://bit.ly/1erNs9e
Families understand that long-term care is often the best option for an elderly loved one who needs care 24 hours a day. When seeking long-term care, families need to ask the right questions to determine what residence is the best fit.
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Rabbi Jim is a graduate of HSL’s Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program, which trains rabbinical and seminary students, leaders of many faiths, and qualified health care professionals to become chaplains. He now works as rabbi and chaplain at Center Communities of Brookline and in his spare time he trains for the Vermont City Marathon, which he is running on behalf of Hebrew SeniorLife on May 29. We sat down with Rabbi Jim to learn more about his two passions: geriatric spiritual care and marathons, and why he is raising funds for the CPE program at HSL. http://bit.ly/23pUe8R
Rabbi Jim Morgan is rabbi and chaplain at Hebrew SeniorLife’s Center Communities of Brookline. He’s running the Vermont City Marathon on May 29 and raising money for HSL’s Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program, in which he recently completed his third unit of training.
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From volunteers and social workers to spiritual care staff, hospice care at Hebrew SeniorLife is focused on creating a community within a community to support our patients and their families through the process of a terminal diagnosis. Learn more about what it means to choose hospice care: http://bit.ly/1m2kIwJ
The other day I sat in with a group of older adults who had recently moved into a senior housing complex. They talked about the emotional dynamic of transitioning to a new living environment. They spoke of loneliness, fear of change, and sadness at the loss of their former homes.
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For figure skater Yvonne Dowlen skating is a hobby, passion and a way to stay active and independent. Watch her shine in this short video from Ice Docs and you'll see the effect a lifelong passion can have on older adults: http://bit.ly/1Z2WRvV
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"Groundbreaking research. Game changing results." Last year we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Aging Research (#IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife. Read about some of our innovations that have transformed senior care over the past 50 years: http://bit.ly/1r21oUt
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The Institute for Aging Research's Dr. Sharon Inouye took part in a Harvard Medical School seminar titled, "The New Old Age: How the body ages and how to keep it young," last week where she shared her expertise on delirium, a main focus of her research at IFAR, among other topics. Watch this Longwood Seminar here: http://bit.ly/1NTTW2S
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Even if you favor the shade and wear sunscreen, your eyes are still at risk for skin cancer--especially if you're an older adult. Learn more about staying safe in the sun: http://bit.ly/23s4Pjq
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Congratulations to the HSL team members who recently graduated from the LeadingAge Mass. Leadership Academy: Cristina Sousa, Community Care Advisor at Center Communities Brookline, Ilana Klarman, Enhanced Living Manager at Orchard Cove and Eileen O’Donoghue, Executive Chef at NewBridge on the Charles and Assisted Living at NewBridge on the Charles. The Leadership Academy is a year-long leadership development program designed to enhance the leadership skills and core competencies of not-for-profit leaders within LeadingAge member organizations.

(L-R): Ilana Klarman, Rhonda Glyman, Kim Brooks, Cristina Sousa, Jill
MacDonald, Ann Masterson, Eileen O’Donoghue, Aline Russotto & Sal Filetti.
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Hebrew SeniorLife hosted reporters Melissa Bailey of STAT and The Boston Globe and Michaela Gibson Morris of the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal as part of the Health Coverage Fellowship, a 9-day intensive training offered to 12 journalists selected from across the country and sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. The fellowship was established to help reporters and editors do a better job of covering critical health care issues. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1Z3j4tV
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Simon C. Fireman resident Arlene Issacson is a gifted painter who returned to her craft after abandoning it 60 years earlier. Now she shared her prolific work with her family and community. Read her story in the Randolph Herald: http://bit.ly/1r2liyC
Arlene Isaacson always had been a natural artist, turning a canvas into a beautiful masterpiece through a mix of watercolors. She always had wondered how
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"Seniors want to live in a community in which they feel welcome, engaged and comfortable. And their children need to know that their parents are intellectually stimulated, healthy and safe." Read our advice for assisting older parents at the start of their senior living search: http://bit.ly/1Uk6GYm
This blog is part of a year-long series aimed at addressing some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from family and adult children on the topics most concerning them regarding their aging parents or loved one. In 2012 Hebrew SeniorLife published the eBook "You & Your Aging Parent: A Family Approach to Lifelong Health, Wellness & Care," a compilation of answers from HSL geriatric experts in response to the many of the most frequently a...
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As we age, foot problems can become common. From aches and pain to bunions and corns, our feet are prone to many conditions that can cause discomfort and impact mobility. Researchers at the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) are working to better understand foot disorders and how they can impact the overall health of seniors. Learn more: http://bit.ly/26tYJDw
We expect a lot from our feet. They get us to all the places we need to go, while providing the anchor and balance crucial to physical activity. Our ability to stay active often depends on keeping our feet healthy.
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Hebrew SeniorLife is a nonprofit organization devoted to transforming aging through new standards of care that positively impact the lives of older adults.
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Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, is a nonprofit, non-sectarian organization deeply committed to taking on the challenges of transforming--or ReAging--the ways in which seniors live, grow and interact with the world. 

We're building active, engaging retirement communities. Helping older adults live healthier. Driving research that impacts lives and teaching tomorrow's geriatricians. With everything we do, we're resetting the standards for the health and wellness of seniors.