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News and updates about Senior Citizens

'No way we can overestimate impact Torah study programs have on elderly'

With promise for a healthier new year, Colel Chabad expands senior Torah study initiative.

'No way to overestimate Torah study programs' impact on elderly'

Haredi students help elderly

Students of haredi Hesder Yeshiva B'Tzavta volunteer with elderly just before enlistment. Rosh Yeshiva: 'I'm proud of the students.'

Haredi students help elderly

Unemployment payments for senior citizens to be extended to August

PM Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Katz approve extending unemployment benefits for seniors laid off or placed on leave.

Unemployment payments to be extended to August

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.

Labor Ministry to install sensors in homes of childless seniors

Jewish businessman distributing free meals to elderly citizens

Russian-Jewish businessman donates 3,000 meals daily to senior citizens under lockdown.

Jewish businessman distributing free meals to elderly

New hotline answers questions about senior citizens and coronavirus

Over 100 calls a day are made to Be’er Emunah’s hotline for dilemmas concerning senior citizens.

New hotline for questions about senior citizens and coronavirus

IDF and defense establishment take responsibility for elderly population care

IDF to map elderly population and needs, increase awareness; Minister Naftali Bennett: 'We'll rise to the challenge.'

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Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

New statistics paint positive picture of how Israeli seniors fare: Most are happy, financially independent, and in good health.

Most senior citizens are happy with their lives

Golden age aliya to Israel - like Abraham and Sarah

Golden age aliya to Israel - like Abraham and Sarah

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

Percentage of senior citizens rises, statistics show most senior are happy with their lives.

Israel's senior citizens are happy with their lives

In love with the Bible

Seniors' Bible Contest participants share their memories of learning Bible and explain why they joined the competition.

In love with the Bible

Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

Rabbi Zecharia Barashi, reportedly oldest person in Israel, passes away at 117 in Jerusalem.

 Kurdish Rabbi passes away at 117

State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

State Comptroller Yosef Shapira asks for public responses regarding the subject of state treatment of disabled senior citizens.

State Comptroller requests public input on disabled seniors

Elderly man in Bat Yam nearly dies of hypothermia

85-year-old man found unconscious in his apartment rushed by MDA medics to Wolfson Hospital in Holon.

Elderly man in Bat Yam nearly dies of hypothermia

New Program 'Deepens' Public's Ties with Samaria

Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel planning tours for senior citizens in Israel's Biblical heartland.

New Program for Seniors 'Deepens' Public's Ties with Samaria

Dudu Fisher Performs For and With Senior Citizens

World-renowned singer gives special performance at Jerusalem retirement home, interviews with Arutz Sheva.

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Yad Sarah Presents: Gadgets for the Elderly

The Yad Sarah mobile trailer offers seniors helpful advice and presents useful equipment for their safety and convenience.

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Home Front Soldiers Devote Day to Seniors

130 soldiers volunteer for a morning of talk, manicure, Facebook and play in the Sephardic Old Age Home in Haifa.

Home Front Soldiers Devote 'Good Deeds Day' to Seniors

Exhibit at Children's Museum Focuses on Old Age

Dialogue with Time leads participants to relate differently to the elderly and old age.

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Senior Citizens Program Launched in Gush Etzion

The biggest strategic plan for improving the quality of life of senior citizens in Israel was launched this week in Gush Etzion.

Senior Citizens Reform Program Launched in Gush Etzion