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L’Orech Yomim/Center for Healthy Living, Inc. (LOY) is an independent, not-for-profit organization that has been serving the Jewish Community since 1999, providing:

  • Seminar programs for families on topics relating to “Caring for Our Elders;”
  • Consumer information, referral, and advocacy assistance to family care givers;
  • Guidance and direction to health care providers in designing programs to meet the cultural needs of the community.

In addition to the support and involvement of Rabbis, Schools and Synagogues, LOY Center benefits from the availability of senior professional expertise in health care delivery, planning, marketing, and evaluation, computer science, quality assurance, and case management. A dedicated volunteer corps have produced exceptional results.

Rabbi Schonfeld
Rabbi Schonfeld
lauding L’Orech Yomim activity and focus on Kibud av V’eim at Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills. Seated, panel presenter Ms.Chavy Baron, PT, MPA, Rehabilitation Manager, Revival Home Health Care.
Rabbi  Keehn
Rabbi Keehn
Director, Pasoral Services, New York Hospital Queens, and Rabbi Becker responding to questions on DNR and Halachic Living Will Advance Directives.
Standing Room Only Crowd
Standing Room Only Crowd
at Young Israel of Forest Hills
Rabbi Haimoff
Rabbi Haimoff
addressing the challenges of elder care and fulfilling the Mitzva of Kibud Av V’eim.
Chaskel Bennett, EMT/Dispatcher, Hatzolah of Flatbush
Chaskel Bennett, EMT/Dispatcher, Hatzolah of Flatbush
presenting Lessons From The Field: Safety in the Home.
Professional Expertise - Seminar Presenters
Professional Expertise - Seminar Presenters
Gordin Rovins, MS,CEAC, Jewish Guild and Hillel Flamer, MD, Medical Director, Sephardic Home
Programming for the Atria
Programming for the Atria
Rabbi Shloime Mandel
Rabbi Shloime Mandel
and Rabbi Becker at program organized for Ateret Avot assisted living residence, Brooklyn. To listen to Rabbi Mandel's inspirational words on Kibud Av and eldercare, click on the resource tab.
Lee Caplan, MD, PhD, MPH,
Lee Caplan, MD, PhD, MPH,
Morehouse School of Medicine. Co-Presenter and researcher at conference reporting results of L'Orech Yomim initiated First National Study of Orthodox Jewish Caregiving
State-of-the-Art Knowledge on Caregiving
State-of-the-Art Knowledge on Caregiving
by Co-Director, Aging and Public Health Program, Columbia University, Victoria Ravies, PhD.
Public Health Education
Public Health Education
Appreciating new knowledge acquired from L’Orech Yomim advocacy regarding end of life and other Orthodox Jewish traditions relating to care management.
Communicating with Senior Public Health Educators
Communicating with Senior Public Health Educators
Rabbi Becker and Dr. Justice Mbizo Enjoying the exchange of learning each other’s traditions and the camaraderie of a shared mission to increase cultural competence among providers, students and community leaders.
The Professional Advisory Board
The Professional Advisory Board
Mendel Singer, Phd, MPH, Case Western University (center) and Ephraim Shapiro,PhD, MPA, MBA, Ariel University (far right). Not Shown Here: Lee Caplan, MD, Phd, MPH, Morehouse School of Medicine and Judy Brickman, LCSW, New York City Department for the Aging, Retired.
College Student Healthy Aging Talks
College Student Healthy Aging Talks
Professional Development and Building Cultural Sensitivity of Future Practitioners at L’Orech Yomim senior program.
 Fostering Healthy Aging: Health Equity
Fostering Healthy Aging: Health Equity
Designing and Engaging Orthodox Jewish elders in healthy aging practices such as exercise, overcoming sedentary life styles, and unavailability of culturally appropriate settings for such activity.