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As our loved ones age, they may begin thinking about the eventuality of requiring long-term care such as a home health aide, assisted living care or nursing home care. Unfortunately, there is a great … more
A new study will provide free testing for three mutations that substantially increase the risk for developing breast, ovarian and prostate cancer among people with Eastern European Jewish … more
When Elena Meirzadeh immigrated to Israel from Iran with her family at the age of 12, her priorities were perfecting her Hebrew and acclimating to life in a new country. Despite the language … more
It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special group of visitors show … more
About 52,500 laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza across New York were reported of Feb. 3, the most recent data available, according to the state Department of Health. More than 15,000 cases … more
The Five Towns Premier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, the community’s only entirely kosher rehab facility, is now open, at 1050 Central Ave. in Woodmere. Several local rabbis affixed mezuzot … more
The Far Towns’ neighborhood medical center — St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway — proudly cut the ribbon last week opening its newest improvement: a state-of … more
Joseph Tessel doesn’t have any strong candidates—yet. But when he does meet the woman he wants to marry, he’s ready for her. In part, that’s thanks to the fact that, on … more
The Board of Directors of Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center has announced the appointment of Stuart B. Almer of Plainview to the role of president and chief executive officer for … more
AMSTERDAM — Henny Goudeketting, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor, who was sterilized in Nazi medical experiments at Auschwitz, has neither children nor other relatives to care for her. Now, … more
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