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Bubbies and Zaidies

Bubbies and Zaidies By Jo Strausz Rosen   I know the grandchildren of our 2022 Eight Over Eighty honorees are 


Paraskevidekatriaphobia By Jo Strausz Rosen On Friday the 13th some people find themselves worrying. They avoid flying, crossing paths with a 


Happiness By Jo Strausz Rosen Dr. Betsy Stone, PhD, felt waves of joy and pleasure being with people in a 

Driving Miss Daisy

Driving Miss Daisy By Jo Strausz Rosen The ability to travel around town, going wherever we want – whenever we 

Small Kindness

Small Kindness By Jo Strausz Rosen In his book, The Path to Kindness, James Crews, also editor of How to 

Mah Nishtanah

Mah Nishtanah By Jo Strausz Rosen Why is this night of Passover different from last year’s? For those of us 


  Rituals By Jo Strausz Rosen What are the rituals we create to commemorate the important milestones in our lives? 

Eldering… Becoming The Sage

Eldering… Becoming The Sage By Jo Strausz Rosen Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomie taught, “When we refer to someone as a “senior” 

Age-ing and Sage-ing

Age-ing and Sage-ing By Jo Strausz Rosen Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi was approaching his 60th birthday.  The realization came to him 

Powerful Purim

Coville residents Natalie and Marvin with their decorated Purim masks!   Powerful Purim By Jo Strausz Rosen Thursday, all the 

How We Heal

How We Heal By Jo Strausz Rosen In the 4th installment in a series on trauma, Dr. Betsy Stone reveals 

The JSL Difference

The JSL Difference By Jo Strausz Rosen Our sister agency 2Life Communities in Boston shares the following and we couldn’t 

Life Force

Life Force By Jo Strausz Rosen How many of us feel motivated to make changes after we read life affirming 

Concerns About Aging

  Concerns About Aging As 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day, the demographics of America are changing. This expanding 

Honoree & Student Introductions

Honoree & Student Introductions – Eight Over Eighty 2022 By Jo Strausz Rosen Yesterday JSL introduced the eight over eighty 

Post Traumatic Growth

Post Traumatic Growth By Jo Strausz Rosen This week JSL staff attended Therapy Session #2 with Betsy Stone, PhD. She 

Grandparents In Waiting

  Grandparents In Waiting By Jo Strausz Rosen For those of us whose grandparents are no longer here, missing them, 

Trauma, Peace and Jewish Spirituality

Trauma, Peace and Jewish Spirituality By Jo Strausz Rosen This week JSL staff participated in the first of a 3-part 

Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention By Jo Strausz Rosen Every second of every day an older adult falls. I was one of these 

Family Memories

Family Memories By Jo Strausz Rosen Gather your loved ones around and consider exchanging answers to questions that define who 

Eat To Live In 2022

By Jo Strausz Rosen We can make some important changes during these COVID years to flush out depression, anger, and 

Tech Helping Residents Stay Connected

Tech Helping Residents Stay Connected Residents at Fleischman Residence, Memory Care and Coville Assisted Living can access entertainment with the 

JSL – Live, With Us.

  Since 1907, Jewish Senior Life has been fostering vibrant communities for our residents. No matter which of our many 

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