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!

Help for Caregiver Burnout

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Being the primary caregiver for an elderly loved one can often be a major life change. This blog offers tips to help prevent caregiver burnout.

Pain Management and Hospice

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Hospice care is designed to help bring comfort to patients with a life-limiting illness. Learn how Hospice uses a variety of pain management techniques to ensure comfort at the end of life.

Benefits of Adult Day Care

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Wondering how an Adult Day Care can help your senior loved one? This article explores some of the benefits.

Retirement Home Myths

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Many people still think of nursing homes as retirement homes. This article explores some of the myths that still exist.

Types of Senior Living Facilites

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This blog explores and examines the various types of senior living facilities available in the community.

Signs of Depression in the Elderly

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What are the typical signs of depression in the elderly? This blog provides a look at some warning signs and what you can do to help your senior loved one suffering from depression.

What Does a Senior Care Advisor Do?

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Trying to find the right care for your senior loved one can be overwhelming. Find out what a senior care advisor does and how they can help you.

Spotlight Health-Related Issues this Summer

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A number of health issues are acknowledged during the months of May and June. Learn about mental health issues especially prevention of suicide, Alzheimer's disease and chronic migraines in Dr. Marcy Shoemaker's latest "Jewish Exponent" article.