Our services for the Russian-speaking community are coordinated by Alexandra Dashevskaya, Director of the Bilingual Services Program, a gerontologist with many years of experience working with Russian-speaking seniors. Ms. Dashevskaya can be reached at 617-363-8425.
Boston's population includes many Russian-speaking seniors, and Hebrew SeniorLife has taken an active role in addressing their special needs. Our Russian Language Program creates a unique environment conducive to the intellectual, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of our Russian-speaking patients.
Special features include:
Hebrew SeniorLife is working vigorously to establish and cultivate relationships with community-based agencies, including hospitals, home care agencies, Russian associations, learning centers, stores, housing complexes, and Russian media outlets.
Alexandra Dashevskaya and volunteers during Purim celebration
Luba and Katrina Gankin during Purim celebration
Margarite Zaytseva with her daughter Larisa Engelman during Women's Day celebration
Rafail Pitkin, Victoria Packer and Tamara Beyzerov during Women's Day celebration
If you would like to support this important, life-affirming program, you may do so online or by mail.
Make secure online donations. Please type “Russian/ Bilingual Program” in the Additional Information: Comments field.
If you prefer to make your donation by mail, please include “Russian/ Bilingual Program” in the memo line on your check. Make checks payable to Hebrew SeniorLife and mail to:
1200 Centre Street
Boston, MA 02131
Thank you for your generous support!