Abramson Center for Jewish Life Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Abramson Center. Here is where we publish tips and advice on important topics such as caring for your elderly loved one, as well as so much more. We hope you enjoy!

Six Gift Ideas for Hospice Patients

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Practical gifts like a fleece blanket, sentimental gifts like family photos, or just simply spending time with your ill loved one can bring them comfort and love. Read for some other gift ideas for hospice patients.

Staying Active after being Diagnosed with Early Dementia

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The blog article discusses the importance of staying active after receiving a diagnosis of dementia. The importance of socialization, exercises, cognitive activities etc are recommended. Also the importance of caregiver activity is also reinforced

Taking Care of Older Skin

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In recognition of National Healthy Skin Month, here are some tips on taking care of your older loved one's skin.

Have Things Changed or Stayed The Same?

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Even though we live in a world that has changed drastically over the past few decades, there are some things that have remained the same. Read to get seniors' perspectives on the world today.

Focus on Severe Dementia

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This article tells caregivers what to expect when a loved one is in the last stage of dementia.

Moderate Dementia

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A blog that discusses the symptoms related to moderate dementia with helpful hints for caregivers.