aging

Does everyone over 60 need to take the same coronavirus precautions?

What about disease-free adults in their 60s and 70s? Do they need to worry about going to a restaurant or a friend’s house for dinner? Are all outside activities ill-advised?

By JUDITH GRAHAM
11/04/2020
Elderly people queue up for free surgical masks from a convenience store, following the outbreak of
Deadly ageism in Israel – opinion

As of January there were 857 people waiting in Israel for a kidney. I am one of them

By ILAN CHAIM
15/03/2020
Singing my way into old age

Though I’ve always loved to sing, I was a secret singer for most of my life.

By CAROL UNGAR
25/01/2020
The writer, who has lived in Jerusalem for 48 years, is the author of 14 books. Her latest novel is
Growing old (dis) gracefully

I never really expected to be this old. I’ve already lived longer than both my parents did, and when I look through my address book, I see many names of friends who were younger.

Work it out

According to a new study by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI), only 69% of 55-64 year olds are employed compared to 85% among 35-44 year olds.

How can Israel create an economy fit for an aging population?

As societal aging and workplace automation threaten economies worldwide, Israel seeks to take initiative

17/12/2019
Tshuva, Tefillah, Tzdaka

Mekimi is a non-profit organization helping struggling families and individuals in Israel.

25/09/2019
Does making aliyah make one age? Some fun advice…

One hears a range of stories about people adjusting to their new world, some fitting in within weeks, others taking years to get used to their new environment.

By BENITA LEVIN
12/09/2019
A community that says life is for living

‘Aging in place’ offers seniors a novel alternative to assisted living.

The good old days

Can you conceive of a Stalin singing the praises of Jews, or proudly showing off his Jewish grandchildren, as President Trump does today?

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