Optimal Aging – Joint Eshel Work Plan 2023 – Executive summary
2023 is the third year of the Joint-Eshel 11th strategic plan. In its center and together with government bureaus and relevant organizations we find the following goals: Establishing the National School for Optimal Aging and launching its first year of activity. Experience operating large scale pilots Assisting the government in defining aging goals for optimal aging, […]
LOG IN- A Guide for Improving the Design of Interfaces and Digital Products for Older Adults
Log In: The subject of making interfaces more accessible and user-friendly for older adults is an area which is important to improve digital literacy amongst seniors. JDC-Eshel has published ‘Log In’ – a guide for digital product and interface designers on improving the accessibility of digital services for seniors. Currently it is only in Hebrew, with […]
Older Adults Living Independently
Since 1969, JDC’s division for optimal aging (JDC-Eshel) has served as Israel’s social R&D incubator, developing comprehensive responses to the complex challenges facing its aging population. Operating as an independent impact organization and honest broker, JDC-Eshel has established strategic partnerships with Government Ministries, local municipalities, civil society, and other local associations. Guided by its national […]
From Disaster to Development: A GRID Case Study in Mozambique
A comprehensive look into our disaster response in Mozambique Tags: Disaster response, Agriculture, Mozambique, Climate change, Emergency relief
Effects of COVID on older people in Israel
Impact of COVID-19 on Israel’s older people JDC ESHEL’s presentation on the findings of the third survey (July 2021) to understand the effects of COVID-19 on Israel’s older people population. Partners: ERI Institute. Tags and Keywords: COVID, COVID-19, older people, Older Adults, Israel, JDC, JDC ESHEL, ESHEL, Corona, Impact, Presentation.
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.
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 […]