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.
Her father was still alive, but she wanted to say Kaddish for him anyway.
Possibly the world’s first dementia-friendly service to happen in a mainstream synagogue, rather than a nursing home
SEIVAH: Jewish Life Beyond Memory has been named one of four recipients of a 2016 Seeds of Innovation Project grant from Jewish Theological Seminary. Grant recipients “cultivate Jewish engagement through the principles and ideals of Conservative Judaism.” They may be synagogue-based, organization-based, or independent; . . . have clear-cut leadership goals; and be intended to have an impact on the Jewish community.”