“KOSHER MEALS FOR THE HOMEBOUND - DOROT” PROGRAM
New York, NY, USA.
"Kosher Meals for the Homebound, for seniors who have difficulty shopping and cooking, DOROT home-delivers nutritious, frozen glatt kosher meals every week. Seniors choose from a wide-ranging menu including accommodations for a low-salt diet, then heat and eat at a convenient time. Volunteers make weekly contact with clients to establish their menu choices."
Volunteers make weekly contact with clients to establish their menu choices and includes choices promoting healthy elderly nutrition. Holiday deliveries are also made on the Sundays before Rosh Hashanah, Chanukah and Passover.
Shabbos Meals, traditional Sabbath foods are also delivered to seniors’ homes every Thursday.
DOROT provides intergenerational social activities and services for the elderly to help them live independently as possible. DOROT serves the Jewish community and all other communities.
MORE JEWISH ELDERLY PROGRAMS:
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged Elder Abuse Prevention Program - Teams of attorneys and social workers are trained to help older adults who are victims of elder abuse in New York.
Shades of Gray Seminar Program - Monthly seminar that trains faith based leaders to better serve seniors by exploring aging spiritually though novels, short stories and memoirs from contemporary and classical Jewish literature and exercises.
Senior Friendly Neighborhoods Program - Servicing neighborhoods with a substantial Jewish population in Baltimore that are Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC's) in order to develop and support thriving, stable communities.
Sacred Seasons Celebration Kit Program - Kits for nursing homes, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities to facilitate the celebration of Jewish Holidays for the elderly.
Bubbes Bakery Program - Traditions are passed down as Jewish seniors and children learn to make traditional Jewish baked goods.
Building Closure into Your Practice - End of Life Care for Physicians Training - The Jewish Healthcare Foundation teaching physicians the communication skills, medical principles, and techniques needed to improve the care that they provide for patients with life-limiting illnesses.
Elder's Family Learning Initiative Program - Training classes to assist families coping with the long-term care system allowing seniors to live in comfort, greater independence, dignity and in an environment based on Jewish values.
DOROT Cemetary Visits Program - Volunteer escorts accompany seniors to visit the gravesites of loved ones in cemeteries and assist with emotional support. The DOROT organization is made up of a majority of Jewish seniors, volunteers, and contributors however all are always welcome.