SENIORS

SENIORS

 

English Speaking Seniors’ Coffee Club: 

Monthly, local outings for “seniors” (ages 55+) on Sunday mornings.  Always coffee, plus lectures, visits to nearby sites of significance that are somewhat “off the beaten track.”  Contact Heidi Goldsmith at heidig.zichron@gmail.com to RSVP or questions.  Upcoming events:

May 5, 9:30 AM Breakfast and visit to Restaurant and Museam “Beit Feinberg” in Hadera, including professional English-speaking guide and good company!  Under 50 NIS for breakfast, museum, and guide.  Carpooling to location.

June 2, 9:30 – 11 AM  Coffee and cake; Lecture by Professor Shlomo Maital on “Successful Entrepreneurs Who Began At Age 70 or Later”, Zichron, exact location TBD; 20 NIS

September:

  Coffee and Cake, “Dead Sea Scrolls” lecture, Zichron

October:

  Visit to Atlit Museum, personal testimony


Retirement Residence vs. Homecare

 

Monday, May 13th ,  at 16:00 at the Derech Sarah Community Center, Rehov Derech Sarah, near Derech Aharon and the Library.  Free.  Presented by Yanina Muskinow of the AACI, in conjunction with the Zichron Yaakov Department of Social Services.  Including in this lecture and Q and A:

 

Pros and Cons of Retirement Residences and Living at Home

Available Financial Assistance

Community Resources


The “YOUNG AT HEART” Club of the Zammarin Community Center has activities in Hebrew, but some may be suitable to English speakers with little Hebrew.

Bridge:

Free for Zichron residents Sunday, Monday, and Wednesdays from 5 – 7 PM in the Moshava.  Contact Gerard at 054.6129795   Gerard also teaches basic computer skills and has computers to use for free to people with low income.  


Tuesdays at the Elma Arts Center Seniors get discounts

Tuesdays at YES Planet movie theater seniors (with a Seniors Card from the government) pay only 10 NIS

Need Assistance?:  

1.      Contact the Social Services Department of Zichron Yaakov.  Calanit:  04.6297137

2.      Join “Supportive Community”, a membership program to support seniors in their homes – subsidized by the local and national governments.  One chooses two services from a list of services including an emergency button, social outings, taxi rides to doctors, and much more.  Details on the attached.  Or contact Noa Gavish- Manager- 052-3654582.