(The Jewish Daily) Failed Plot To Kill Hitler Leads to Feature Film - and a Rabbi in Boston.
Los Angeles - "Valkyrie," the new film starring Tom Cruise as real-life German army officer Claus von Stauffenberg, culminates with a phalanx of German soldiers storming the Berlin military headquarters where Stauffenberg and his co-conspirators holed up after they believed they had killed Hitler.
(WCVB) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center partners with Hebrew SeniorLife to sponsor senior health feature on WCVB's web site, thebostonchannel.com
(Boston Globe) Casting their ballots with demoncratic zeal, Tsiliya Braz spent half an hour picking out a voting day outfit. She applied peach-colored lipstick and watched the news.Then, the 107-year-old Russian immigrant went downstairs to the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center's mock voting "booths," where she joined a sea of residents in wheelchairs, all waiting to fill out their absentee ballots for the general election.
(CNN Video) Interview with Lewis Lipsitz Steadying Elderly on thier Feet, "iShoe" Helps with Balance.
(The Wall Street Journal) Geriatric Care Is Facing Crisis.
Health-care institutions must rapidly increase training in geriatric care to ward off an "impending crisis" as 78 million baby boomers head toward old age, according to a report by the federal Institute of Medicine.
HSL Researchers Find Disparities in Depression Among Older Hispanics in U.S.
Older Puerto Ricans have higher rates of depression than other Hispanics living in the United States, according to a new study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research (IFAR)
(Daily News Transcript) Now faced with her biggest challenge ever
Natalie Wolf is charged with finding 1000 pieces of art to imbue NewBridge on the Charles with a unique sense of place.
(Boston Business Journal) Senior nonprofit to use geothermal wells for energy to help modernize and "green" its business practices
The Boston-based nonprofit is investing $4 million to dig 408 geothermal wells that will be 500 feet deep each and will heat and cool its new facility, NewBridge on the Charles, a 1 million-square-foot housing and mixed-use campus on 162 acres in Dedham. It is the largest geothermal project under construction in New England at this time.
Hebrew SeniorLife Researcher Finds Antibiotic Use High in Dementia Patients Near Death.
An article co-authored by Susan L. Mitchell, M.D., M.P.H., of Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research reports that nursing home residents with advanced dementia are frequently prescribed antibiotic medications, especially during the two weeks before death.
Orchard Cove, HSL's continuing care retirement community in Canton, has received a five-year accreditation from CARF-Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC).
Accreditation is based on adherence to a rigorous set of standards in all areas of operations and finance.
Harvard Medical Students Learn Physician Diagnosis with Hebrew Rehabilitation Center Residents
HMS Students Round at HRC as Part of First Required Experience in Geriatrics.