Jewish Care

Caring husband's appealing story

By Josh Jackman, April 15, 2016

Jewish Care's Pesach appeal focuses on how its support enables an 87-year-old Redbridge man to continue to look after his wife, who has dementia and Parkinson's disease.

David and Yvonne Rein met at a Jewish club in Stamford Hill and recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

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Esther, 109, is queen for the day at Stanmore home

April 7, 2016

It was nothing new for Esther Sachon to receive a birthday card from the Queen. She now has six, one for her 100th birthday and then another each year since she turned 105. The 109-year-old Jewish Care resident is believed to be the UK's 34th oldest person.

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A new generation gets into the giving mood for welfare

By Sandy Rashty, April 7, 2016

Young Jewish Care supporters have raised a record £175,000 for its mental health services after learning about the growing gulf in giving between generations.

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£2.50 proves rather nifty for Jewish Care centres

March 17, 2016

Kosher Deli customers have been showing their generosity by adding £2.50 to their shopping bill at its five stores in north west London to subsidise kosher meals for older people who visit Jewish Care's community centres across London and the south east.

Over the past three months shop staff have scanned the additional bar code 1,600 times for customers wishing to make a donation, raising £4,

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Care campus celebrates £17m facelift

By Barry Toberman, March 3, 2016

Social Care Minister Alistair Burt has praised Jewish Care's latest major project, describing it as a model in its field.

Before addressing the formal opening of the Betty and Asher Loftus Centre in Friern Barnet, Mr Burt was shown around the campus by charity chiefs.

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Party lifts rocket man, 105

February 18, 2016

Jewish Care's own rocket man celebrated his 105th birthday with a party at the Rosetrees home in Friern Barnet. Braham Grant pursued a career in engineering, working for Rolls-Royce, de Havilland Propellers and Lucas Aerospace, where he created patented designs.

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Honoured survivors celebrate with tea

January 7, 2016

Eight members of Jewish Care's Holocaust Survivors Centre who featured in the New Year's Honours were given a celebratory tea at the Hendon centre on Wednesday.

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Health Insights Series: Why joint exercise is a great way to keep arthritis at bay

By Dr Huw Beynon, November 26, 2015

It was the American comedian George Burns who said: "You can't help getting older, but you don't have to get old."

As a rheumatologist, I would agree: it is not necessarily your chronological age, but your biological age that matters.

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Southend Aid Society's diamond celebrations

November 24, 2015

A diamond jubilee tea party was held to mark the anniversary of the Southend and District Aid Society.

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Charities count cost of 'living wage' pay rises

By Barry Toberman, November 12, 2015

George Osborne's headline-grabbing Budget commitment to a substantially increased national living wage caught charity bosses on the hop. Four months on, Jewish Care chief executive, Simon Morris, can put a price on it in his charity's terms - and it is a high one.

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