elderly

BUT WHO will help the senior citizens?
A strategy for senior citizens during the coronavirus crisis

The Health Ministry has recommended that senior citizens stay in their homes, in seclusion, for their own protection. It was not an order; it was a recommendation.

When did elderly people like me become disposable?

Psalm 92 proclaims that “in old age [the righteous] still produce fruit, they are full of sap and freshness.”

By PAUL SOCKEN/JTA
28/04/2020
Emergency sensors offered for thousands of elderly people who live alone

'We were all appalled by the sad cases of elderly people who passed away in their homes and nobody knew about it. We are doing everything we can to prevent such situations'

27/04/2020
Coronavirus-stricken nursing homes received hygiene warnings beforehand

Family advocates say that the combination of the homes with hygiene infractions being send more residents is creating a perfect storm for the virus to spread.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
26/04/2020
Where there's a will, there's a way, helping the elderly against COVID-19

Some who died could have been saved had they been tested in time.

Gila Gamliel at a weekly cabinet meeting, March 10th, 2019
Minister Gamliel unveils exit strategy for Israel’s senior citizens

Head of project ‘Protect our Fathers and Mothers’ says nursing homes face acute budget, staffing challenges due to coronavirus.

Friends pay last respects to Holocaust survivor found dead alone in home

'There was the symbolism of a person who had gone through the Holocaust and rebuilt herself from scratch'

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
23/04/2020
ZAKA calls on public to stay in contact with elderly and lonely

On the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the decaying body of an 89-year-old Holocaust survivor was found in her Beersheba home.

21/04/2020
Survivors see light at end of coronavirus tunnel

Three people share stories about becoming infected with, and then overcoming, COVID-19.

By FELICE FRIEDSON , CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
17/04/2020
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