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Age in Place

Esther Ilana Rabi

Every day in America, between eight and ten thousand people celebrate their 65th birthday. The vast majority of them desperately want to continue living in their own home until the end of their lives. How can we actualize this dream?

 

AdviceLine

Bassi Gruen

I’ve been in yeshivah in Eretz Yisrael for several years. Every so often, I get invited by various relatives for Shabbos, to a simchah, or to meet up at a restaurant. Although I’ve never felt comfortable enough to ask them directly, I’m nearly certain that they rely on hechsherim I don’t eat. This leaves me with a few options, none of which are particularly appealing.

 

Will You Be My Mentor?

Michal Eisikowitz

There’s no need to muddle through life’s pickles on your own. Learn how to seek out a mentor who can help you sort through life’s unavoidable crises — and learn how to be an effective mentor, if others have you pegged.



 
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