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 By Pamela Ruben    News    December 2, 2016

A 'superhero' who connects with seniors to be honored at Jewish Pavilion's JP Connections

Despite her first name, Longwood resident Lois Silverberg, isn't married to Superman. However, at 80 years young, the active volunteer and community philanthropist is something of a superhero...

 

An attitude of gratitude is healthful year-round

Thanksgiving in grade school was always about the same each year. We'd make a turkey by tracing the shape of our hands on brown construction paper (I can still picture the thumb as the head, with the...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    November 4, 2016

All generations 'got their groove on' at Pavilion's Sunday in the Park

Two weeks before the rest of the country begins daylight savings time, The Jewish Pavilion turned the clock way back to the 1960s, bringing the community together with their new fall festival, Sunday...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    October 14, 2016

Why the Jewish Pavilion's 'Sunday in the Park' Is good for your health

Looking for a "Good Day Sunshine"? On Oct. 23, The Jewish Pavilion will turn back the clock to the 1960s, bringing the community together with their new fall festival, "Sunday in the Park," with all...

 

Are we there yet, Maier? Traveling with seniors and the ages in between

Somehow, our first empty-nester travels, once again, became a "family vacation." Boarding our mini tour bus in Tel Aviv Israel, we met our traveling companions for the week, a small group, mostly...

 

Just for the record, honor a loved one at Sunday in the Park

When The Jewish Pavilion raised funds for the elder-care community with "A Walk in the Park" and then "A Taste in the Park," Pavilion annual member and volunteer, Dolores Indek, was right there,...

 

Pokémon Go connects seniors and the multi-generations

Chasing after Bulbasaurs, Jigglypuffs, and Pikachus started out as a way to spend time with our 'millennial' daughter, who like many members of her generation, is preoccupied with the game, Pokémon G...

 

Getting a head start on 'Aging in Place'

Years later, I can recall the moment when my friend's son got his head stuck between the wooden rails on our staircase landing. While we laugh about the predicament today, at the time it wasn't so...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    July 22, 2016

Get your groove on for Pavilion's 'Sunday in the Park'

The Jewish Pavilion will turn back the clock to the 1960s on Oct. 23, bringing the community together with their new fall festival, promoting peace, love, and "Sunday in the Park." Get your groove...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    Features    June 10, 2016

Memorial programming extends Pavilion's Elder Outreach

On Friday, May 27 the second floor social hall at Spring Hills Assisted Living in Lake Mary was packed wall-to-wall with more than 40 kippot-clad residents, caretakers, and family members, for a memor...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    May 27, 2016

Pavilion Golf Society Tournament keeps the ball rolling for Orlando Senior Help Desk

The Fourth Annual Pavilion Golf Society (PGS) was marked by friends, fairways, food, family, and the many fans of honoree Carol Feuerman. More than 80 golfers were in full swing at Alaqua Country...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    April 15, 2016

Hats off for the Pavilion Golf Society Tournament tee off

On a typical weekday, Emily Newman, Orlando's Senior Help Desk specialist, can be found scribbling notes at her desk at the Jewish Pavilion office, phone glued to her ear. Thanks to funds raised by...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    March 25, 2016

Honorees and guests cherish senior community at Jewish Pavilion Gala

On Sunday, March 13, honorees and guests of The Jewish Pavilion Gala demonstrated the impact that just one person can make on an entire community. Friends Board President Faye Novick delivered...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    March 18, 2016

Nate's Shul dedication March 27

Chabad of North Orlando has come a long way in the past five years, thanks to the dedication of Co-Directors Chanshy and Rabbi Yanky Majesky and members of their burgeoning community. Rabbi Majesky...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    March 4, 2016

Stein, honoree and woman of note, at Jewish Pavilion Gala

The Jewish Pavilion's Black and White Gala will be held on Sunday, March 13th at the Orlando Sheraton North in Maitland. This year's honorees are two stellar volunteers who cherish the elder-care...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    February 26, 2016

Goldstein honored at Jewish Pavilion

The Jewish Pavilion's Black and White Gala will be held on Sunday, March 13 at 5 p.m. at the Orlando Sheraton North in Maitland. This year's honorees are two stellar volunteers who cherish the...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    February 12, 2016

Why the Jewish Pavilion is going to the dogs

The Jewish Pavilion is going to the dogs- and the residents they serve in long-term care couldn't be happier. On Jan. 26 the Jewish Pavilion launched its new Licks and Hugs Program at Oakmonte...

 

Giving back always in style at Jewish Pavilion Fashion Show

With the average volunteer model aged 40 years plus, the Jewish Pavilion's "Spring into Fashion" held at Bloomingdales' in Orlando on Feb. 5 showcased beauty and fashions for all ages. More than 100 w...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    January 29, 2016

Pavilion Pearls share moving experience at Orlando Ballet

The Orlando Ballet and Ballet School put on a gem of a performance at the Jewish Pavilion Pearl Luncheon on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The intimate, one-of-a-kind performance was the brainchild of event...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    January 22, 2016

Gaeser honored by Jewish Pavilion

The Jewish Pavilion (JP) recognizes someone with a flair for giving back to the community every year at its annual fashion show. This year the JP is honoring Friends Board member Marci Gaeser at its...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    January 1, 2016

Pearls of the Pavilion 'Share' Luncheon with Orlando Ballet

The Jewish Pavilion's *Pearls of the Pavilion luncheon will take on a whole new spin when it is held at the Orlando Ballet on Tuesday, Jan.12. The event is generously sponsored by Geanne Share of...

 

Judy Procell shows best 'selfie' to Jewish Pavilion seniors

This Chanukah season Judy Appleton Procell has been literally putting her "selfie" out there on behalf of the elder-care community she serves as a program director for the Jewish Pavilion. "This year...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    December 4, 2015

Yiddishe maven, Joan Pohl, honored at Jewish Pavilion Volunteer Luncheon

The Jewish Pavilion will host its Annual Volunteer Luncheon, JP Connections, at the Altamonte Hilton on Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Altamonte Hilton at 11 a.m. The luncheon will honor volunteers Joan...

 

Stuffed animals are more than just child's play

Volunteers Bernice and Joe Davids had more fun than a barrel monkeys late last month, as they wrapped adorable plush gifts for Jewish Pavilion seniors earmarked for the coming Chanukah season. While...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    November 27, 2015

Songstress, Penny D'Agostino, a Jewish Pavilion honoree

The Jewish Pavilion will host its Annual Volunteer Luncheon, JP Connections, at the Altamonte Hilton on Thursday, Dec. 10 at the Altamonte Hilton at 11 a.m. The luncheon will honor volunteers Penny...

 

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