When the COVID-19 pandemic began, 15-year-old Samantha Renzulli immediately thought about how it would affect her elderly friends at Jewish Senior Services, a long-term care facility in Bridgeport, Conn.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Two new services for cancer patients and survivors will soon be available through the Jewish Community Center.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
A few months ago, Michelle Goldstein and her husband were preparing for a trip to Portugal. They planned a lot of walking, knowing they’d encounter countless stairs. There was just one problem: Michelle’s knee began hurting weeks before the trip.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Marshall and Sara Myers enjoyed 57 years of a happy marriage, which included service to the Jewish community, locally, nationally and globally. Tragically, Sara Myers was stricken with dementia and despite her efforts to stave off its mind-robbing symptoms, died of Alzheimer’s on Aug. 2, 2018.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Joyce Cohen Olshan knows it isn’t easy to get up for school in the morning. She encourages children to slither like a snake to the kitchen, make themselves part of a “pillow sandwich” or walk on bubble wrap.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Marcus Foundation has awarded a $3.2 million grant to Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) for supporting mental health across the spectrum of Jewish camps in North America.
As a well-respected physician, innovative medical school professor and award-winning researcher in the mechanisms of insulin secretion, Stanley Misler has had quite a career in the sciences. But since a 2015 retirement from his work as a nephrologist — a kidney specialist — he’s also proved …
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
For Beth Koritz, it came on very suddenly.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Vicki Atlas Israel wants parents and children to know they have the power to stress less.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Rabbi Jessica Shafrin would like to start a conversation even if she knows that the topic of death isn’t one people are always eager to broach.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Dr. Steven Teitelbaum likes to use words like “fortunate” or “lucky” to describe the accolades he’s earned in his career.
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Marcia Mermelstein understands that getting around is vital for older adults.
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Not too many people have both bodybuilding awards and a microbiology degree in their collection of momentos but Cathleen Kronemer isn’t just any person. Now age 57, the longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center didn’t even get into her first bodybuilding competition until he…
Friday, October 19, 2018
Rabbi James Stone Goodman is longtime facilitator of local support groups for addiction, mental health.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
ENCINO, Calif. — Curiosity about my ancestry spurred me to order an at-home genetic testing kit by mail earlier this year. Maybe my blonde hair was a result of some hidden Swedish genes?
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Next month, St. Louisans will have the opportunity to learn how to lengthen their lives through lifestyle changes.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
“Greet everyone with a warm, cheerful, and pleasant countenance.” (Pirkei Avot 1:15)
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Retirement community developer Allegro considers its latest location, in Richmond Heights, to be a bit of a homecoming.
What is your favorite St. Louis Cardinals memory? Have you or a loved one been dealing with mild to moderate dementia? What does the baseball term “can of corn” refer to and where did it originate?
Thursday, May 17, 2018
When 15-year-old Micah Schwartz plays board games with his grandmother Dorothy, he doesn’t mind if they have to adapt the rules a bit. The important thing is that they are getting to spend time together.
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