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Two weeks ago we shared our blog (http://bit.ly/2aZjKA3) from Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow about her experiences traveling through Germany with a group of fellow rabbis, arranged by the German Consulate in Boston. A write-up of the trip recently appeared in the The Boston Globe Metro section: http://bit.ly/2bfi60N
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Join us and fellow sponsors in the Brookline community on October 19 at the Coolidge Corner Theatre for an exclusive screening of Reel In The Closet, a feature-length, intergenerational documentary lets us connect with LGBTQ people from the past though the rare home movies that they left for us. A Q&A with director Stu Maddux will follow screening of the film.

Purchase tickets here: http://bit.ly/2bchB7r
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Caregiving can be a lonely road, but the Internet, particularly the women and men who fill its forums and discussion rooms, can be an understanding friend during a difficult time. The websites of the Alzheimer's Association and Caregiver Action Network offer this type of resource and are worth checking out. Explore Caregiver Action Network's forum here: http://bit.ly/1RC0RQB
Working Through Your Frustration and Isolation. Frustration and isolation are often considered two of the biggest personal issues for family caregivers to deal with. What helps you get past these difficult emotions? 57. 306, Need a place... by ahmadfadilah 10 hours 45 min ago ...
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Our latest resource guide, "Understanding and Living with Dementia: A Resource for Families," features Dr. Ruth Westheimer, who contributed a special section for spouses stepping into the role of caretaker. Download for free here and please consider sharing with family and friends: http://bit.ly/2aie1s3
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74-year-old Anna Sofia Botha is a great-grandmother and head track and field coach at University of the Free State in her native South Africa. She is also the coach of an Olympic athlete! http://nyti.ms/2bdYVRx
Anna Sofia Botha, 74, has coached the South African runner Wayde van Niekerk for four years, helping him break the elusive men’s 400-meter world record.
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An elder's independence is in greater jeopardy for those who live alone. Read about the 3 resources that can help an older adult living alone maintain independence and wellbeing: http://bit.ly/2bbvgss
Older adults who live alone should consider using services and strategies that will help them stay independent longer. To stay safe, older adults should consider wearing a device that can contact 911 at the touch of a button, and keeping an emergency...
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What options are available for those recovering from an injury that required in-patient rehabilitation? Learn more on the HSL blog: http://bit.ly/1HjNiUW
Following a hospital stay, it’s not uncommon to need additional care before going home. A stay in a rehabilitation facility is often recommended for patients recovering from a range of medical and surgical conditions, including joint replacement and stroke.
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Aging provides an inescapable opportunity to continually redefine oneself. http://bit.ly/2bMjRis
Aging provides an inescapable opportunity to continually redefine oneself.
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The latest new out of the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife: In a commentary published today in JAMA Internal Medicine, gerontologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and IFAR underscore the importance of reviewing patients’ prescription medications in the wake of a fracture. Learn more: http://bit.ly/29VNdtZ
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"An 'om' a day..."—A new twist on an old expression. Can meditation help fight against Alzheimer's? http://bit.ly/2b4aAWg
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We recently welcomed Matthew Hollingshead as the new executive director of Assisted Living and Memory Care at NewBridge on the Charles. What motivates the executive director of a senior living community and his staff? Check out our Q&A for his insights: http://bit.ly/2bilrsu
Matthew Hollingshead recently joined Hebrew SeniorLife as the executive director of Assisted Living and Memory Care at NewBridge on the Charles. His energetic, resident-centric approach and skill in leading large teams is already making a difference in the lives of our residents. I recently spoke to Matt about the rewards and challenges of his work.
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The latest news from the Institute for Aging Research (IFAR) at Hebrew SeniorLife: New study published in JAMA shows dramatic drop in tube-feeding among nursing home residents with dementia. Learn more: http://bit.ly/29VNdtZ
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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.