Both young people and elders thrive emotionally and spiritually—and they do better financially—when they are together in a symbiotic community.
“All human communication is guesswork…Being with people with dementia challenges our notion that we all share the same signifiers and signifieds.”
Seivah has been not just a single service provider, but a resource empowering sibling institutions and individuals, both Jewish and otherwise, to create their own models of care for people affected by dementia.
The table has been full! It is a joy to spend an hour out of time, singing, laughing, talking about things that matter.
We’re prone to say “dementia patient” in casual conversation, even when we’re not referring specifically to someone’s medical condition or its treatment.