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THERE IS now a broad social realization that the elderly are the main risk group that needs to be pr

16 nursing home residents test positive for coronavirus after vaccination

None of the infected showed symptoms of the disease. Additionally, the Health Ministry will look into the possibility of them having contracted one of the COVID-19 variants.

Two elderly women sit on a bench on Jaffa Street in downtown Jerusalem on October 26, 2020.

Elderly aid organization demands gov't plan to return to routine

Klarnstein called for a program to allow hundreds of thousands of seniors to return to "a dignified routine of life."

Jerusalem Mayor Moshe Lion takes part in Good Deeds Day in the Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood

Good Deeds Day: Jerusalem mayor helps out elderly in Pisgat Ze'ev

"There is no greater privilege than making residents happy," said Lion. "I urge everyone to go out and spread good all over the city."

Coronavirus: Vaccine effort caused severe cases in elderly to drop - study

Over half of Israel's population above the age of 16 have been vaccinated against the virus.

Hundreds of Fellowship volunteers visit 1,500 lonely elderly on Purim

Hundreds of Fellowship volunteers visit 1,500 lonely elderly on Purim

The operation will take place in 22 cities across the country and under strict adherence to coronavirus safety rules and Ministry of Health guidelines.

Prof. Ariela Lowenstein named as Israel Prize winner for 2021 in the fields of sociology and crimino

Acclaimed U. of Haifa professor named Israel Prize winner in sociology

Prof. Ariela Lowestein has led studies analyzing the connection between the social interactions that elderly come across, and the degrees of their relationships with their families.

Holocaust survivor

How can thousands of Holocaust survivors receive the funds they deserve?

"These funds can take the Holocaust survivors out of poverty"

New political party established to help Arab elderly living in poverty

The number of elderly Arabs is expected to double by 2045.

For some people, aliyah begins at 90

Lea Landerer and Alice Even have lived through difficult times and returned to Israel with their children’s help and the assistance of Nefesh B’Nefesh. Aliyah, it seems, is not just for kids.

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