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Synagogue as service provider to the elderly: how to better serve our greying population

Journal of Psychology & Judaism

Author: Ginsberg, N. R.
Year: 1993
Type: Journal Article

Abstract:

Survey questionnaires returned by 238 members age 55+ of a Jewish Synagogue outside Philadelphia, PA, are used to investigate the greying Jewish population. Focus is on this population's demographic characteristics & socioeconomic status, the importance of their Jewish religion, & the role of the synagogue. General theories on aging are considered, noting how they relate to the Jewish population specifically.

Further Details

Pages 197-232
Volume 17
Issue 4
Accession Number 3.4.03
Keywords North America, older

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