Abramson Center for Jewish Life Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Abramson Center. Here is where we publish tips and advice on important topics such as caring for your elderly loved one, as well as so much more. We hope you enjoy!

What is Short Term Rehab

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Recovering after a surgery, illness or injury? Learn how short term rehabilitation can help you get back on your feet.

What is Memory Care?

Learn how a memory care program can support your loved one with dementia.

Importance of Having a Primary Care Physician

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A primary care physician is often the first line of defense in living a healthy life. Read to learn more about why it's so important to have one that you can trust.

What is a Hospice Social Worker?

A hospice social worker can be an incredible means of support during a difficult time. Read to find out ways they can help.

How Can You Support a Family Caregiver?

Know someone who is a primary caregiver for an elderly loved one? They may need your support. This blog offers some ways that you can help.

Senior Day Care Activities

Senior Day Care programs offer many activities that provide both social, recreational, and cognitive benefits. This blog looks at what some of those activities are and why they are important.

Help for Caregiver Burnout

Being the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one can often be a major life change. This blog offers tips to help prevent caregiver burnout.

Pain Management and Hospice

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Hospice care is designed to help bring comfort to patients with a life-limiting illness. Learn how Hospice uses a variety of pain management techniques to ensure comfort at the end of life.

Benefits of Adult Day Care

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Wondering how an Adult Day Care can help your senior loved one? This article explores some of the benefits.

Retirement Home Myths

Many people still think of nursing homes as retirement homes. This article explores some of the myths that still exist.

Types of Senior Living Facilites

This blog explores and examines the various types of senior living facilities available in the community.

Signs of Depression in the Elderly

What are the typical signs of depression in the elderly? This blog provides a look at some warning signs and what you can do to help your senior loved one suffering from depression.