Our Gratitude and Thanks

Dear Ezer Mizion,

Shalom!

To all the organizers, counselors, and wonderful volunteers:

How wonderful to be counted among the generous givers,
To turn ordinary days into holidays
A swimming pool with beneficial water exercise,
A tasty and nourishing breakfast,
A good, interesting and friendly lecture.

“Ezer Mizion” – your work lives up to your name.
You can always be found in the right place at the right time
With G-d’s help, with ever rebounding strength.
For all this and more… Our gratitude and thanks.

From the women at the Achiya Hashiloni Geriatric Day Center in Bnei Brak,
with our greatest appreciation and admiration.

 

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Purim Fun for Golden-Agers

Who says therapy has to be boring? At Ezer Mizion, therapy for the seniors is always fun especially around Purim time.pr Purim therapy for the elderly

 

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“Laughing Drums” for Purim

British Café Club seniors were treated to a special aerobic activity that was both enjoyable and provided a positive release. The unique activity, “Laughing Drums,” combined laughing yoga with “Drums Alive.”pr golden aerobics 2013 1550_ne_photo_stories1_22075 Under the direction of Tzippy Dagan, the amused participants let out their energy on huge rubber balls. Continue reading “Laughing Drums” for Purim

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Make A Wish

Dear Ms. Topper,

Thank you so much for carrying out the “Make a Wish” program with Mr. Y. E., a resident of our institution for the last six years.  Words cannot express what an uplifting and emotional experience it was for Mr. E. – starting from the trip itself, and on through all the life landmarks he visited – the Kotel, the neighborhood in which he lived-Beit Yisrael, the Karlin Chassidic Center, the Etz Chaim Yeshiva, and finally the cemetery, where he was able to visit the graves of his parents. Continue reading Make A Wish

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Don’t Lose Sight: All About AMD

Ezer Mizion’s Malka Hager Fitness Center is continuing to attract and educate seniors with its relevant and informative lectures.

The latest one took place at Ezer Mizion’s Jacob Fried Building about common eye diseases among the elderly, and particularly Age Related Macular Degeneratipr awareness AMD 8 12  1467_ne_photo_stories1_76242on (AMD) – a degenerative age-related disease. Continue reading Don’t Lose Sight: All About AMD

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Love, Love, Love

Dear Mrs. Lerner,

Several weeks ago, I accompanied my mother on a walk that Ezer Mizion sponsors for elderly women in the National Park. I was so impressed by the sense of responsibility exhibited by Ruth (the Ezer Mizion volunteer) that I felt that I must write to you.  Her pleasantness and kindness are reflected by her warm smile and the very respectful way with which she responds to every question posed by the participants.  She is personally acquainted with each and every one of them, and knows how to say the right word to each one.  They all return her love, with love. Continue reading Love, Love, Love

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