Myerberg’s Activity Director at Weinberg Villages, Gayle Newman, Discusses Social Isolation Prevention During COVID-19
For the past 13 years, Gayle Newman, the Director of Activities at CHAI’s Weinberg Village, has been working nonstop, planning two to three programs a day for the residents. After all, she says, socialization…
These services are helping older Jews master technology and stay connected in isolation
Until April, Gail Lipsitz had never heard of the popular videoconferencing platform Zoom. “All of a sudden, everyone was talking about and using Zoom. I had no idea how to get it and use it,” the…
Centenarian Loves to Keep Active at Myerberg Center
At 100 years and counting, Florence “Flossie” Snyder makes it a priority to maintain her health through regular exercise at the Edward A. Myerberg Center. “I’ve been going to exercise there…
Melanie Waxman Talks Tech During COVID-19
It’s all in a day for Melanie Waxman, Technology Concierge at the Myerberg Center. For the past 2 ½ years, she has managed Myerberg’s Tech-Knowledge Hub, helping older adults with their tech devices…
The Passover Seder Goes Virtual In The Days Of Coronavirus
WYPR’s Joel McCord interviewed the Myerberg’s Jennifer Osterweil and Melanie Waxman about the Center’s first virtual intergenerational seder. Listen to the interview: https://www.wypr.org/post/passover-seder-goes-virtual-days-coronavirus
Community Keeps Seniors Safe Amid COVID-19
To help the most vulnerable members of the community, local organizations advise seniors to stay busy, call loved ones, and watch out for COVID-19 scams. “Stay home! Keep connected to family, friends…
MAPS Funds a Parkinson’s Dance class at the Myerberg, Starting March 4!
Kick up your heels and let your hair down – feel the beat! The Maryland Association for Parkinson Support, Inc. (MAPS) is happy to announce that The Edward A. Myerberg Center will be starting…
Pull Up a Chair Podcast: The Bagel Boys
Welcome to Pull Up A Chair, a bi-weekly podcast from The Associated. Join us as we sit down and talk with members of our community. Hear the personal stories of Jewish Baltimore – from CEO’s to…
Myerberg Reaches 1,000 Members!
January 28, 2020 was a proud day for the Edward A Myerberg Center, which registered its 1,000th member. The Center saw a 20% increase in membership from 2019 to 2020 and attributes its success to word-of-mouth…
Does Meaning in Life Lead to Healthy Aging?
People who have found meaning in life are relatively happier and healthier — most often those people are older than 60, according to a study by researchers at the University of San Diego (USCD). USCD’s…