Making An Impact

As a not-for-profit organization, Miami Jewish Health relies on charitable contributions to support innovative health services and lifestyle programs for aging adults. Our donors help those entrusted in our care live life better, every single day. In this section of our blog, we cover various topics about philanthropy and planned giving to help you get started with preserving your legacy in a way that best reflects your personal values and wishes. You’ll also find news about special events spearheaded by the Miami Jewish Health Foundation, as well as stories about our donors and the impact their contributions have made.

March 14, 2024

Benefits of Montessori Programming for Dementia

Many traditional approaches to dementia care focus on managing the symptoms and behaviors of the disease, rather than enhancing the quality of life and the potential of the person. Fortunately, approaches like the Montessori method are shedding light on new ways to support seniors with dementia and improve their quality of life.

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July 6, 2023

What Donors Need to Know about SECURE 2.0

The SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022 has introduced significant changes to retirement savings and tax laws – presenting new opportunities for people looking to make charitable gifts from their retirement funds. In this blog post, we’ll explore how SECURE 2.0 makes it easier and more beneficial to make charitable contributions by focusing on three key incentives.

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May 8, 2023

Leave a Lasting Legacy

Planned giving is the process of donating to a charitable organization beyond one’s lifetime through financial vehicles like wills, trusts, and life insurance policies. By incorporating philanthropy into our financial planning, we can ensure that our assets are used to support causes that are important to us and ensure that we’re making a difference in the world long after we’re gone.

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January 17, 2023

How to Donate Life Insurance Funds

Every year, millions of people donate cash and gifts in kind (i.e. goods and services) to their favorite nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and charities. These tangible gifts are most definitely appreciated by the receiving organizations. However, if you ever found yourself wishing you could do more as a donor, assets like life insurance are a convenient type of donation that can make a profound impact on a cause you care about.

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December 20, 2022

How an IRA Charitable Rollover Works

An IRA charitable rollover is a way for you make a donation directly from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to an eligible charitable organization. This type of planned giving comes with a number of tax benefits.

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December 16, 2022

MIND Institute Renamed in Honor of Frank & Lynn Scaduto

The newly named Frank C. & Lynn Scaduto MIND Institute at Miami Jewish Health provides accessible programs for South Floridians with neurocognitive disorders.

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December 7, 2022

We’re Now Accepting Donations of Cryptocurrency

Miami Jewish Health now accepts Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other types of cryptocurrency donations. For a limited time, learn how you can double your impact.

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November 14, 2022

Give Miami Day

Update on 12/13/22: Give Miami Day was an extraordinary event for Miami Jewish Health! Together, we successfully raised $248,553 for the programs, services and people of Miami Jewish Health and placed 15th out of 1,078 organizations in dollars raised during Give Miami Day.  This is an incredible reflection of our community’s continued commitment to supporting […]

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September 26, 2022

Donor Spotlight: Susan Shor & Robert Shor

Miami Jewish Health is so grateful to the Shors for their 30 years of philanthropic support. We share some of their contributions in this blog post.

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September 2, 2022

Donate to the THRIVE Campaign

Our donors help those entrusted in our care live life better. Learn how THRIVE contributions turn ordinary days into extraordinary moments!

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