The Internet, Social Media, And The Elderly

By Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS Many might think that social media is the exclusive domain of the younger generation. However, many older adults have enthusiastically adopted it to keep up...

Writing An Eldercare Plan

By Anita Kamiel We’ve heard a lot about eldercare plans, but what are they, exactly? The term is used interchangeably by various professionals based on the services they offer. Elder-law attorneys...

The Koko FitClub Revolution

By 5TJT Staff “People are just amazed that it can be so easy to stay fit and healthy.” That’s how Hinda Mizrahi starts to describe the fitness phenomenon that is rocking...

The New Face Of Assisted Living

By Rochelle Maruch Miller Location, location, location! With the Five Towns in its backyard, the Long Island Living Center is a veritable community treasure. With the facility’s impeccable delivery of...

My Journey

Anorexia:  The Hidden Disease By Michele Herenstein I’m a foodie. I love food. From pareve kishke in my chulent to pizza to deli roll to chocolate-chip cookies (Zomick’s large cookies are...

Ohel Partners With HALB In Anxiety Prevention Program For Schools

Addressing the significant increase in anxiety among both children and adults, Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services is partnering with HALB to pilot a prevention program for middle-school students. Middle...

New York Medical College Announces First Incubator Tenants

New York Medical College (NYMC) announced the first three tenants of its recently launched biotechnology incubator, BioInc@NYMC. In keeping with its mission to find new ways to prevent and...

Emotional Eating

By Elke Probkevitz Food is such a central part of the human experience. It not only sustains and nourishes us, but it is also comforting and soothing, helping us celebrate...

Sisters Find Reason for Mysterious Pain Is Gaucher Disease

When Eva Gelernt was a child, she suffered from mysterious medical ailments: severe bone pain in her legs and knees. Unexplained bruising. Low blood platelet counts. Eva, now 24, visited...

One Size Does Not Fit All: Testing Your Metabolic Rate

By Dr. Bo Rosenblat Chief Physician for Dr. Bo’s Diet Have you ever looked at the nutrition labels on the food you eat? Or used the “calories burned” icon on the...

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Arabs Throw Firebombs At Transport Vehicle In Jerusalem

WATCH: Larry Gordon speaks with representatives of Ateret Cohanim in May 2018 By Ben Ariel Arutz Sheva - Arabs on Thursday night threw firebombs at a...

9th Lawmaker, Prominent Scholar Leave British Labour Over Antisemitism

BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ (JTA) — A former representative of British Labour in parliament and a prominent author on antisemitism quit the party over hate speech...

Poll: Gantz-Lapid Unity Party Running Six Seats Ahead of Netanyahu’s Likud

A poll taken just after the dramatic announcement that two leading Israeli opposition parties will merge for the country’s upcoming elections shows the new...

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