Seniors

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Community comes together to support seniors March 4

While the entertainers will be dueling, supporters will come together to show their “Love, Honor, Respect” for the residents of Cedar Sinai Park. The March 4 benefit for the CSP residents will include hosted cocktails, appetizers, dinner and dessert. Entertainment for the evening is The Dueling Pianos of Jim Fischer and Kevin Guitron. The evening’s…

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Life mirrors art at ART’s play and exhibit

A 101-year-old artist’s first show and the Northwest premiere of a play about aging will work in concert to explore how art and technology preserve personal identity as memories fade. The parallel presentations will be at Artist Repertory Theatre, Feb. 7-March 5. “It’s About Time” is the title of Estelle Meadoff’s exhibit, which will feature…

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Barbur Vista offers seniors kosher kitchen

Observant seniors who want to stay in Portland or move to town to be near relatives have a new option for senior living. In November, Peaks & Valleys opened Barbur Vista Residential Care in Southwest Portland, providing a kosher kitchen certified by Oregon Kosher for up to 16 residents. The facility features 12 bedrooms with…

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Exercise and stay “Forever Fit”

Robin Kirsch, 60, has been teaching exercise classes since 1985, when an aerobics instructor invited her to team-teach a class at the Baltimore JCC. For the past eight years she has used her 30+ years of experience to help seniors and others who want to improve their fitness level without high-impact or high-intensity workouts. Two…

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Intergenerational friendships

Dor l’ dor, from generation to generation, isn’t just a saying at Cedar Sinai Park. Preschoolers and schoolchildren are frequent visitors to the senior living campus. Maimonides Jewish Day School brought kindergarten and first-grade students to the campus for a pre-Rosh Hashanah program on Sept. 15; pre-Hanukkah and pre-Pesach programs are also planned. Three older…

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Delayed bat mitzvah

The three residents at Rose Schnitzer Manor studied Hebrew with Eddy Shuldman during the past year so each could become a bat mitzvah. These senior women grew up when the transition to adulthood for girls was seldom marked in the synagogue as it was for boys, so a bat mitzvah celebration was not an option…

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