DOROT HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION AND AFTERCARE PROGRAM
New York, NY, USA.
"DOROT alleviates social isolation among the elderly and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. We serve the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Our work provides an effective model for others."
The DOROT Homelessness Prevention Program and Aftercare Program not only provides transitional residences for seniors but also meals, counseling from social workers and help in finding a permanent housing.
The aftercare part of the program provides seniors with ongoing services and visits with social workers after they move into permanent housing.
DOROT provides programs and services to alleviate social isolation and loneliness among older adults. Programs foster engagment and intergenerational connections.
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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.
DOROT Kosher Meals for the Homebound Program - Home delivery of nutritious kosher senior meals to elderly in New York.
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