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Israeli women live longer, but men are healthier - report

The Central Bureau of Statistics takes ‘health and social temperature’ of Israeli Jews and Arabs over 65 in first-ever report.

Senior Citizens to receive 20% discount on vacations in Israel

The benefit will be given to senior citizens for an entire year from Saturday night to Wednesday excluding holidays, when the discount will be given on the price stated at the time of booking.

Israel's national roadmap plan for Welfare Ministry presented by Menomadin Foundation

The program, which was devised by senior scholars in the field, is the first of its kind to formulate a comprehensive plan of reform for Israel’s welfare services.

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Welfare Ministry reports 3.5% increase in elder abuse

"Most of the incidents take place in the home space by spouses, children, grandchildren and caregivers," chief social worker at the Senior Citizens Administration Gal Shaham said.

Meet PAPAWATCH: A smartwatch designed specifically for seniors

KIDI has launched a new product aimed at the elderly which has a variety of vital functions aimed at easing the daily lives of adults who need some family supervision.

By Lior Novick/Walla!

Introducing the diet that can lengthen your lifespan

Everyone who goes on a diet does it to lose weight, but what if as a bonus you can also prolong your life?

By Walla!

Jerusalem’s olim senior citizens get new lease on life at Yad Lakashish

The people who come here range from recent retirees to the oldest one who comes here – five days a week – who is 96. Around 65% are Holocaust survivors. All are olim.

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