Elderly

News for Elderly

Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Bnei Brak transports elderly to vaccine centers

Municipality teams with United Hatzalah to ensure elderly people who would otherwise be stuck at home can be vaccinated against COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/03/2021 17:09
Health Ministry again lets elderly morbidity tracker lapse after four abridged reports

Health Ministry again lets elderly morbidity tracker lapse after four abridged reports

Health Ministry COVID morbidity/mortality tracker with statistics from nursing homes again lapses after resuming reports for only four days.Mordechai Sones, 31/01/2021 11:50
Two elderly contract COVID-19 after second vaccine dose

Two elderly contract COVID-19 after second vaccine dose

Two Holon nursing home residents test COVID positive 12 days after receiving second vaccine dose.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2021 20:37
Chinese health experts call to suspend Pfizer vaccine in elderly after Norwegian deaths

Chinese health experts call to suspend Pfizer vaccine in elderly after Norwegian deaths

Experts: Death incidents in Norway prove mRNA COVID-19 vaccines' efficacy 'not as good as expected'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2021 22:26
Internal Security Minister visits elderly man abandoned on street by Israel Police

Internal Security Minister visits elderly man abandoned on street by Israel Police

Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana visits elderly Yosef Fleishman, hospitalized at Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 19/12/2020 23:34
Aging: It's only skin deep

Aging: It's only skin deep

If you take away the lines, do you take away the joy and sadness? The wisdom?Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 14/11/2020 18:15
New campaign urges: 'Neighbor, notice whether or not I'm here'

New campaign urges: 'Neighbor, notice whether or not I'm here'

Following unnoticed deaths of some elderly, ZAKA organization begins campaign to raise awareness. 'Say good morning to your neighbors.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2020 13:50
Study: Older adults' perception of aging may be more important than chronological age

Study: Older adults' perception of aging may be more important than chronological age

COVID-19 loneliness linked to elevated psychiatric symptoms in older adults.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 12:43
Old is beautiful

Old is beautiful

The elderly venerable man or woman before you is living testimony to the living God of Israel.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 17/05/2020 05:00
Labor Ministry to install distress sensors in homes of childless seniors

Labor Ministry to install distress sensors in homes of childless seniors

Elderly Israelis to receive distress sensors at negligible price, Labor and Welfare Ministry announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/04/2020 15:43
How Beit Shemesh treats its elderly citizens

How Beit Shemesh treats its elderly citizens

Good people make good government. A simple public interest story. Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 26/04/2020 05:45
Elderly man diagnosed as recovered yet condition deteriorates

Elderly man diagnosed as recovered yet condition deteriorates

Poriya Hospital: Elderly man readmitted to hospital after allegedly recovering from coronavirus yet his condition deteriorates.Mordechai Sones, 23/04/2020 09:49
The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The pandemic poses a mortal threat to Western civilization

The virus was a great return to reality. Will we get the message or will we be its victim, and not just physically. Giulio Meotti, 14/04/2020 13:36
Yair Netanyahu helps distribute food to Holocaust survivors

Yair Netanyahu helps distribute food to Holocaust survivors

PM's son volunteers with Yad Ezer La-Haver foundation, assists in distributing Passover food parcels to the needy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2020 06:04
Sara Netanyahu, wife of Prime Minister Netanyahu, initiates project to help elderly

Sara Netanyahu, wife of Prime Minister Netanyahu, initiates project to help elderly

Sara Netanyahu initiates 'Embracing the Elderly,' connecting youth movements to weaker populations to lessen the loneliness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2020 14:27
The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

The pandemic brings us closer to the Judeo-Christian culture of life

Nihilism or ethics? Is the life of an old man worth as much as that of a person in full possession of his faculties? Giulio Meotti, 05/04/2020 10:00
The elderly in the corona pandemic

The elderly in the corona pandemic

True, some parts of the haredi sector at first did not heed corona guidelines, endangering lives - but those in the West who suggested sacrificing the elderly have crossed a line. Rafael Castro, 30/03/2020 21:17
Take it seriously, but  handle it sanely

Take it seriously, but handle it sanely

Coronavirus represents its own different kind of threat because we do not yet know where it is going. Unlike flu, we do not yet know for sure what we are dealing with because, who eats bats? Rabbi Prof. Dov Fischer, 29/03/2020 14:13
Italy is losing its grandparents

Italy is losing its grandparents

It is not only the loss of the elderly who succumb to the pandemic, it is the loss of everything they have yet to teach us about what counts in life. Giulio Meotti, 23/03/2020 21:35
Arab 'mechanic' nabbed after he swindled 16 elderly victims

Arab 'mechanic' nabbed after he swindled 16 elderly victims

Arab resident of eastern Jerusalem arrested after allegedly bilking more than a dozen elderly people out of thousands of shekels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/02/2019 14:59
Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

British foreign office confirms kidnapping by 'terrorists' in South Africa.AFP, 23/02/2018 09:02
Elderly Jew attacked in sheltered housing

Elderly Jew attacked in sheltered housing

Alan Califano poses as visitor and enters Jewish sheltered housing facility in New York City to rob and attack Jews. Arrested by police.Mordechai Sones, 06/12/2017 10:26
Elderly man dies in Petah Tikva apartment fire

Elderly man dies in Petah Tikva apartment fire

Magen David Adom medics arrive at scene of fire, find victim already died.Orly Harari, 12/04/2017 10:53
Citizens over 80 won't have to wait in line

Citizens over 80 won't have to wait in line

New law allowing elderly to skip lines passed by Knesset.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 15/03/2017 07:52
Policemen save elderly woman on Ayalon Highway

Policemen save elderly woman on Ayalon Highway

Police find elderly woman walking on highway, take her to safety.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 08/03/2017 09:10
Netanyahu: Israel's economy is growing

Netanyahu: Israel's economy is growing

Netanyahu says upcoming Australia visit will help Israel's economy continue to grow, slams Israeli public for not honoring elders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/02/2017 13:01
1 in 3 seniors gives up heat, food or medicine

1 in 3 seniors gives up heat, food or medicine

Friendship Fund survey finds worrying situation: Hundreds of thousands of elderly forsake basic needs due to financial difficulties.Uzi Baruch, 26/01/2016 13:24
Video: Scooter Thieves in World's Slowest Getaway?

Video: Scooter Thieves in World's Slowest Getaway?

Two youths from Holon were caught after they stole an elderly couple's mobility scooter. No high speed chase was involved.Gil Ronen, 11/06/2015 16:58
Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Students and Elderly Rejoice in Hanukkah Together

Yeshiva students visit elderly residence for holiday, and learn their stories of Torah study, Holocaust survival and war for Israel.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 22/12/2014 14:50
Knesset Committee Focuses on War and the Elderly

Knesset Committee Focuses on War and the Elderly

'An old man falls on the ground, and no one is there to pick him up,' Minister laments at special hearing.Hezki Baruch, 22/07/2014 19:33
Volunteers Come to Visit Elderly, Find Crime Scene

Volunteers Come to Visit Elderly, Find Crime Scene

Volunteers spring to action when they stumble across the scene of a burglary during a pre-Purim visit.Maayana Miskin, 13/03/2014 15:53
Elderly Man Found at Last Minute with Hypothermia

Elderly Man Found at Last Minute with Hypothermia

An elderly man from central Israel is in serious condition after getting lost, spending the entire night outside.Maayana Miskin, 12/12/2013 15:27
Report: Lots More 90 Year Olds in Israel by 2035

Report: Lots More 90 Year Olds in Israel by 2035

A study shows that in 2035, Israel will have fewer Jews relative to population, and a lot more elderly.David Lev, 26/06/2013 00:16
Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria Prepares to Deal with Aging Population

Samaria’s elderly population set for dramatic increase by 2013; leaders prepare now.Maayana Miskin, 17/04/2013 13:48
Lapid: 400 Million for Holocaust Survivors

Lapid: 400 Million for Holocaust Survivors

Lapid, Netanyahu announce new aid for Holocaust survivors.Maayana Miskin, 07/04/2013 11:57
New Israeli Study: High Cholesterol OK For Elderly

New Israeli Study: High Cholesterol OK For Elderly

A new study at Beilinson Hospital says that for the elderly, higher levels of cholesterol mean a longer life, not a shorter oneDavid Lev, 31/01/2013 15:49
Minister: Life to Get Easier for the Elderly

Minister: Life to Get Easier for the Elderly

Reforms to make life easier for elderly Israelis were announced Tuesday by the Deputy Minisiter for Veteran Israeli Affars, Leah Ness.David Lev, 14/11/2012 00:45