Lou Walinksy playing the piano

Pianist Overcomes Carpal Tunnel to Return to Doing What He Loves

Artists instinctively eschew clichés, but Mt. Airy’s Lou Walinsky, 74, knows it’s really true that sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s...
Scot Ziskind in front of bottles of wine

Scot Ziskind, the Guy Behind the Dead Guys Wine Society

There’s a disheveled and dusty warehouse in Pennsauken, New Jersey, that goes fairly unnoticed. Its beige-painted brick exterior is bland and unwelcoming. However, looks can...
woman meditating

Distress Tolerance Skills Useful for Crises

Everyone has times in their life when it seems difficult or impossible to change or manage a situation. What is considered a crisis to...
Edith Kutcher

KleinLife Librarian Still Active as 103 Approaches

One Hundred Percent Jewish, 4-feet, 6-inches tall and sharp as a whip. That’s how Andre Krug describes Edith Kutcher. The KleinLife president and CEO has...
a white-haired man sits on a park bench looking at his phone

Consider Living Your Life Dialectically

How do you live life dialectally? This is a challenging way to live life, but there are merits as it will allow you to...
woman sitting in a chair on the beach with her hair blowing in the wind

How to Keep That Summer Feeling

Summer is a magic time for people of all ages: It brings back memories of freedom from homework and cold weather. It is a time...
A young LGBTQ woman comes out to her grandmother over cups of tea

How Elders Can Help Young LGBTQIA People

Grandparents and seniors are important role models in the lives of young people. They may share family traditions or memories of the past, teach life...
A graduate at commencement with grandparents

How to Help New Graduates Tackle the Challenges of Commencement

Every year, usually in May and June, young men and women participate in commencement exercises. The graduates are beginning a new chapter in their lives....
Bryn Mawr Hospital

Elderly Jewish Woman’s Death Shines Light on Elder Abuse, Neglect

Update (June 19): Alessandro Giribaldi of Giribaldi & Manaras P.C. is now named as representing Ellyn Gottlieb in her criminal docket. Original story: A criminal case...
An employee of the Jewish Federation’s Northeast NORC assists a Holocaust survivor in her kitchen

New Kavod Initiative Provides Emergency Funds for Holocaust Survivors

An estimated one of every three Holocaust survivors in the United States today lives at or near the poverty line. In Philadelphia, they will now...