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.
Currently, there are 14 couples in the Russian Program and we are very proud to take care of them.
Please watch an amazing video about their lives, put together by our family members who volunteered their time to create this sentimental, emotional, and fulfilling project.
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.
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!