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Music and Memory

Music and Memory 17 West Seventeenth Street New York, New York 10011 Contact:  Alexis Gregos (646) 856-0381, alexis@musicandmemory.org MUSIC & MEMORY℠ is a non-profit organization that brings personalized music into the lives of the elderly or infirm through digital music technology, vastly improving quality of life. We train nursing home staff and other elder care professionals, as well as family caregivers, how to create and provide personalized playlists using iPods and related digital audio systems that enable those struggling with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other cognitive and physical challenges to reconnect with the world through music-triggered memories. By providing access and education, and by creating […]


Intergenerational Inclusion Program

TEENS SHARE THEIR PERSONAL EXPERIENCES IN ATID JEWISH COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL OF GRATZ COLLEGE’S INTERGENERATIONAL INCLUSION PROGRAM ATID (Advocacy, Transitions, Involvement and Development), is  an intergenerational inclusion program for all teens.  In addition to celebrating the Jewish holidays as a community, the teens together with the elderly residents of Sunrise of Dresher work on Judaic craft and cooking projects, participate in games and engage in discussions on various thought-provoking topics. “When I think back on my experiences at ATID, I feel proud that I was able to be part of something so great.”  MN Why choose ATID? “I’ve always dreamed […]


Aid for Friends

Aid for Friends 12271 Townsend Rd., Phila., PA 19154 Contact: Jeannie Feighan, Outreach Supervisor, jfeighan@aidforfriends.org Aid for Friends serves the needy, isolated shut-ins, primarily the frail elderly, in the five-county Greater Philadelphia region with free daily home-cooked meals, delivered by empathetic volunteer visitors. You Can Help Aid for Friends by making Breakfast Bags. Aid for Friends has a long and proud history of providing FREE home-cooked meals to the isolated homebound. Along with dinners, we can often provide a breakfast meal through the generosity of volunteer groups. As a mitzvah project, you can supply our organization with breakfast bags. A breakfast bag consists […]