Warm Homes – A Model for Establishing and Operating a Warm Home

Created by Borisov, Sofia; Rooze, Hany
Document / Presentation16 p.English2017


The Warm Homes program aims to relieve the loneliness of older adults and enrich their lives by providing weekly meetings with their peers and neighbors in the community. The professionals behind the program have developed customized models to address the needs of different populations in Israel, such as new immigrants, Holocaust survivors, Bedouins, older adults in cognitive decline, and bereaved parents.

This document provides the information gathered over the years in order to assist other health and social service professionals set up and operate Warm Homes.

Partners: Ministry for Social Equality, the Department for Senior Citizens in the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services

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