Notes On Healthy Aging

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September 26, 2022

Donor Spotlight: Susan Shor & Robert Shor

Susan and Robert Shor’s connection to Miami Jewish Health began decades ago when Robert’s mother, Deena Shor, of blessed memory, lived in our assisted living facility. Since then, they have been loyal partners to Miami Jewish Health dedicated to improving the quality of life of seniors in our community. During the pandemic, they, along with […]

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September 19, 2022

Ways to Manage Pain as you Age

As we get older and put more wear and tear on our bodies, aches and pains seem to enter our lives more frequently than when we were younger. One study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) found that 53% of older adults surveyed reported having bothersome pain in the last month. Another study […]

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September 12, 2022

Tips for Socializing in Senior Living Communities

While socializing is an important part of maintaining positive mental health, it can be challenging to find social activities for seniors. After retirement, making new connections doesn’t come as easily for most people, and moving into a senior living community can be intimidating at first. To help, we’ve put together a list of ways that […]

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September 9, 2022

The Joys of Indoor Gardening

In 1982, the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries instituted a national shinrin-yoku, or “forest bathing,” program to promote public health. The practice encourages people to simply spend time among the trees – absorbing the forest atmosphere and immersing themselves in nature. Since then, decades of research have shown a wide range of health […]

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September 2, 2022

Donate to the THRIVE Campaign

At Miami Jewish Health, our mission is to honor and enrich lives with empathy, purpose, and grace. We believe that a person’s golden years can be the richest & best time of their life – and our environment should enable that so as people age, they continue to live their lives and truly thrive. With […]

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August 30, 2022

How to Help Someone Cope with Grief

The death of a loved one is a difficult situation for anyone. Our reaction to that loss can be influenced by multiple factors including how unexpected the loss is and how close we are to the deceased. While grief is often labeled as a “process” with a clear beginning and end, those who have experienced […]

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August 24, 2022

Sun Safety Tips for Florida Seniors

On average, August is the sunniest month of the year in Florida. Although sun safety is a year-round concern for citizens of the Sunshine State, now is a great a time to be thinking about your exposure to UV rays – especially for older adults. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, approximately 40-50% of Americans […]

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August 15, 2022

What Professionals Think about the PACE Model of Care

The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) option that provides healthcare services to older adults who qualify for nursing home care but wish to remain in the community. In PACE, interdisciplinary teams consisting of primary care physicians, nutritionists, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare professionals meet with participants and their families to assess […]

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August 8, 2022

Tips for Setting up a Will

Deciding what to do with a lifetime of assets is no easy task. With that in mind, it comes as no surprise that about 67% of American adults don’t have a will. However, creating a will is a highly responsible act of love and care that can: give your family members and heirs a roadmap for […]

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How Older Adults Can Get Better Sleep

For older adults, there could be an endless stream of things preventing optimal sleep at night. As we age it is even more important to consider the health benefits of maintaining healthy sleep patterns. Lack of sleep has been linked to decreased insulin sensitivity, decreased glucose tolerance, and increased hunger and appetite. Poor sleep is […]

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