The Russian Senior Center, or “Poka Gorit Svecha,” is a JCH program designed for the interests of the Russian-speaking aging community. Holocaust Survivor Center offers a wide net of center-based and at-home supports and programs by bi-lingual Russian/English speaking staff to serve every need of the aging survivor clients. Also, please see “Bolshe Nikogda” (Never Again!) — a unique supplemental education project funded by the Claims Conference and the Marks JCH of Bensonhurst.
By the age of 85 years and older, between 25 and 50 percent of seniors display symptoms of dementia or Alzheimer’s. With cognitive decline come stigma, shame, and potential for mistreatment by caregivers, including family members who have difficulty accepting and relating to their elders who are [...]
Thanks to the support of a grant from the Jewish Federations of North America, Marks JCH now offers advanced care planning for Holocaust survivors and their adult children. The Center for End of Life Care: Provides education about end of life care planning to Russian-speaking Holocaust survivors [...]
Services at the Marks JCH: Case Management Assistance with Holocaust Claims, Benefits and Entitlements Social and Wellness Programs/Holiday Celebrations/Trips Services at Homes of our clients: Home visits by Social worker Housekeeping: Handyman/Cleaning Services Hairdresser who will provide free [...]
The Russian Senior Center, or “Poka Gorit Svecha,” is a JCH program designed for the interests of the Russian-speaking aging community. The program offers volunteer led interest clubs including: Holocaust Survivors and WWII Veterans Group; Leningrad Blockade Survivors Group; Book Lovers Club; [...]
The JCH offers social services to Holocaust survivors who are eligible for or current recipients of Hardship Fund, Article 2 and/or other compensation from the German or Austrian governments. This program is funded by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. “Support was provided [...]