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Volunteer of the Year
July 25, 2012
Marilyn Okonow, volunteer conductor of our Parkinson's choral group, is this year's recipient of the Simone Lottor Exceptional Service Award.

Caring for Elderly Parents
July 24, 2012
When Geriatric Care Manager Gail Leichtman first met Beth's parents, they were in two different hospitals.

The Healing Power of Music
July 11, 2012
I know that it is such a cliche when people say, "I get more than I give," but it is so true.

Engulfed by Hoarding
June 12, 2012
In the JF&CS Guardianship Program, we protect the most vulnerable of elders from harm and often, clear the path to their profound transformation.

On Processing a Guardianship Client’s Death
May 1, 2012
I am a social work student at Simmons College. The JF&CS Guardianship Program was my first field placement.

Let All Who Are Hungry Come and Eat
March 28, 2012
On the eve of the Exodus, Pharaoh asked Moses, Who are the ones who will be leaving with you?, and Moses replied, We will all go, young and old.

Hip Club for Men
January 12, 2012
Turning sixty was a huge disconnect with all other aspects of my identity. So, you can imagine how I took the news that I would need a total hip replacement.

History Walks Our Halls
January 10, 2012
It started off as a typical lunch at my desk getting caught up on people's Facebook posts while I ate.

What sort of miracles have you experienced?
January 5, 2012
This was the question posed to a group of frail elders who attended our Sixth Annual Friendly Visitor Hanukkah Celebration.

How Death Changes Us
December 21, 2011
There is something about our jobs as geriatric care managers that pulls us into the lives of our clients so intimately that their deaths change us.

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