Senior dental care in the 21st century

With the ever growing senior population, dental care is more and more important. Medical advances in care and medications have us living longer but often at the price of your teeth.  Many of the medications we take today for cardiac and neurologic issues, dry our mouth out. A dry mouth is a direct path to…


So many things to do at Maravilla Scottsdale

For many residents of Maravilla Scottsdale, an award-winning senior living community located in north Scottsdale, retirement doesn’t mean slowing down. Here, extraordinary amenities, services and programs encourage on-the-go residents to enjoy the engaging lifestyle they love, while offering new daily opportunities for socializing, continued learning and connectivity. Take, for example, Bob and Patti Plack. As…


Senior exercise & nutrition myths

The following are answers to some common misconceptions regarding exercise and nutrition for seniors. By Anita Terlizzi I’m just too old to start now. Not true. You can start an exercise routine at any age. Even in your 90s. You are never too old to perform some sort of physical activity to better your health….


Going Above and Beyond for seniors

In Hebrew, a “Woman of Valor” is “Eshet Chayil.” It has become Jewish custom for a husband to recite this poem to his wife at the end of the week, and to think about and be thankful for all that she has done for him and their family throughout the past week. It is written…


Ask Helen: Senior ponders giving options

Dear Helen: I’m a senior and believe strongly in putting my money where my mouth is, so I avoid shopping in certain stores, try to take public transportation and generally live frugally by utilizing thrift stores and farmer’s markets. But I have family money that came to me through relatives who survived the Shoah. I…


Senior Calendar

Throughout November Center for Senior Enrichment Activities. The Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s Center for Senior Enrichment at Palazzo, 6250 N 19th Ave. is the only Jewish senior center in the Phoenix area. Everyone is welcome! The Center offers education, health and wellness programs, holiday programs, nutritious lunches, exercise, entertainment, and a wide variety of ever-changing activities.….


Millard Seldin: going strong at 90

Millard Seldin turned 90 in August this year, but his voice and mind are as strong as his convictions. He is a businessman, builder, developer, horse racing enthusiast and breeder, philanthropist, father, grandfather and doting husband. His days now are filled with keeping track of wife Beverly’s caregivers and working from his home office, although…

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