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The Big Move

senior woman and caregiver go walking outdoors

  A CENTURY OF my family’s living in Brooklyn came to an end recently, when my parents moved out of their Flatbush home of 41 years to the Gurwin Jewish Assisted Living Community in Commack, New York. My paternal grandparents, who married in 1917, raised four children in Brooklyn, three of whom elected to raise their own families there. Of ... Read More »

Aging in Place

Female Neighbor Helping Senior Woman To Complete Form

A SIGNIFICANT CONCERN as people grow older is that they may have to leave their home. This means leaving behind a comfortable setting, a familiar community and many memories. In addition a certain amount of control is lost when one leaves home. This “control” affects our feelings of dignity, quality of life and independence. Our homes also provide a sense ... Read More »

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