Joint-Eshel: Summary of Programs during COVID-19
A year into the pandemic, Joint-Eshel Director General Yossi Heymann looks back on COVID-19
Palliative Care: Compassion in Times of Critical Illness
Bringing meaning and comfort to those nearing the end of life.
Older Adults Living Independently
Since 1969, Joint-Eshel has served as Israel’s social R&D incubator, developing comprehensive responses to the complex challenges facing the aging population. Through global and local collaborations, Joint-ESHEL improves the effectiveness and dissemination of care, enabling the expansion and adaptation of models in diverse communities and across cultures throughout Israel.
JDC-ESHEL Dashboard for Optimal Aging (2021)
Mapping the gaps for successful aging in Israel: health management, quality employment, digital literacy, social involvement, retirement preparedness.
Disruptive Technology for Preventive Geriatric Care
The growth of the older adult population has led to a steep rise in the resources required to care for this population. This has led to a worldwide trend towards more efficient and reliable care solutions through the use of advanced technologies, as well as a focus on prevention in addition to care interventions. In […]
5-Year Strategic Plan for Optimal Aging in Israel (2021-2025)
2020 was a watershed year – the world experienced a pandemic, many lost their lives or their loved ones, others lost their source of income, and we all lost our familiar routines. The older adult population was in the headlines as a high-risk group. Geriatric institutions were in the line of fire, and infection within […]
Engaging in Aging | Joint-Eshel Podcasts
The Joint is Israel’s social R&D (research and development) incubator, developing and implementing hundreds of solutions for socioeconomic challenges nationwide. In these podcasts, we will focus on the challenges of aging, including the Joint’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information about the tools and training mentioned, please contact Business Development Manager Hany Rooze […]
Information for Family Caregivers & Guardians during the Closure
The current closure (December 2020 – January 2021) poses unique challenges for family members and guardians caring for loved ones from high-risk groups. Here are answers to frequently asked questions that will help family caregivers behave responsibly while maintaining the well-being and health of their loved ones. Partners: Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labor, Welfare […]
Activity Kit for Homebound Older Adults (Russian)
In the initial weeks of the coronavirus crisis, the Leisure at Home Activity Kit has been distributed to tens of thousands of isolated older adults throughout Israel with much success. JDC-Eshel and the Vatikei HaGalil Day Center are pleased to offer the activity kit in a digital format. It was developed to offer suggestions for […]
Students Creating Films on Aging
JDC-ESHEL developed the program “Students Creating Films about Old Age” to raise awareness of issues related to aging through the production of feature films and documentaries by students of leading film schools in Israel. This program exposed students to the complexities of old age and aging, which they then portray creatively and innovatively onto the […]