JSL June Newsletters

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June 28, 2019

Jewish Senior Life of Metropolitan Detroit held it’s 2019 Annual Meeting at Meer Apartments on Tuesday night, June 25. “When JSL began, the landscape of older adult living was totally different. The ‘Jewish Old Folks Home’ was incorporated in 1907, and “OLD”meant any age over 55. Today, the average age of our residents is 84 years young. Every day at JSL is life affirming, guided by gifted staff and support groups, flavored with music, culture, laughter and learning,” said, Jo Strausz Rosen, Executive Director of Development, who welcomed the attendees.

June 21, 2019

On June 12, several hundred people gathered at a church in Frankfurt, Germany, the city of Anne Frank’s birth, to commemorate the famous teenage diarist’s 90th birthday. Like so many around the world, we are inspired by Anne’s, “Diary of a Young Girl”, chronicling her two-year stay at a secret annex in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam with her family and several other Jews.

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June 14, 2019

Ever since Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus founded the American Association of Retired People in 1958, they have made it their goal to make life better for people as they age.

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June 7, 2019

On Thursday night, Meer hosted the Mieczkowski sisters for a classical concert. This talented group of young women kept the audience entertained and ended the night with a beautiful rendition of "Hatikva".