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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...
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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...
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Report Lists Several Underperforming Nursing Homes in Greater Philadelphia and South Jersey

The nursing home industry was rocked June 3 when Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey and Sen. Pat Toomey released a previously unpublicized federal list of...

Channeling Humpty Dumpty: Do We All Need to Fall Down?

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty  together again. Humpty Dumpty is a well-known...
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Unspooling a Unique Method of Tikkun Olam

At 82, Charlotte Muchnick performs acts of kindness — one stitch at a time. She coordinates the Shul Stitchers at Har Zion Temple in Penn...
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Taught in the Act

Bingo and knitting might be the first activities you think of when “senior resident community” comes to mind. And while those are popular hobbies (and...
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Mummers Return to Party With Center City Seniors

New Year's came early this year to the Klein Center City Seniors Program, which hosted a small group of Mummers for a lunchtime concert...
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RSVP With Help

RSVP at the Klein JCC offers a chance for seniors to get help responding to everyday challenges through interaction with other seniors from the...
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Women Dish Out Soup For the Needy

When a group of women gather at their retirement home to prepare kosher soup for homebound seniors, Barbara Clippinger serves as head chef. Never...
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Stack Secures Funds for Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities

Pennsylvania State Senator Mike Stack traveled to the Raymond and Miriam Klein JCC in Northeast Philadelphia on Oct. 23 to discuss long-term care options...