Tagged Alzheimer’s

Finally, a book for Jews with Alzheimer’s

Eliezer Sobel's mother, Manya, reading his first book for adults with memory loss, "Blue Sky, White Clouds." (Courtesy of Eliezer Sobel)

NEW YORK (JTA) — The book is large and fits comfortably on a lap. The color photographs nearly fill each page. Each image depicts real people doing everyday Jewish things — a young girl eating matzah ball soup; a bubbe and her grandchildren lying in the grass; a man wearing… Read more »

JCC seeks Alzheimer’s program participants

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is beginning intake for clients and volunteers for its Elder Rehab program, a 10-week program that will start in January. The program, based on a federally funded University of Arizona program and directed by psychologist Sharon Arkin, will pair memory-impaired adults with student volunteers… Read more »