Tag Archives: Elderly care

105-Year-Old Haifa Woman Chokes In Her Home, Successfully Resuscitated

On Tuesday morning, a 105-year-old woman choked while eating her breakfast in her own home in Haifa. Both her son-in-law and her caretaker were with her as her face turned blue and she started to lose consciousness. Upon recognizing the … Continue reading

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Three Holocaust Survivors Rescued From Kyiv Brought To Poland For Care and Safety

By Aharon Ben Arush A few days ago, amid air raid sirens and bombings, we were fortunate enough to rescue three Holocaust survivors from Kyiv and bring them to safety in Poland. As part of a major rescue operation that … Continue reading

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Saving a Life Across The Street From My Home

On Monday at around 8:15 a.m., an 88-year-old woman lost consciousness in the retirement home of Ma’ale Adumim. Her husband, who is also a resident in the home, immediately called United Hatzalah’s dispatch center to send help. He only speaks … Continue reading

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Connecting Me To The World – Ten Kavod Kiryat Ata

 Ten Kavod Kiryat Ata – The story of David Hezi and Masaud Turgeman David Hezi is one of the older volunteers with United Hatzalah and is himself a pensioner in his 60s. He has been a volunteer EMT with the … Continue reading

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Thankful For Those Who Care – Ten Kavod In Beit Shemesh

Shoshana Lichtman lives in the Givat Sharet neighborhood of Beit Shemesh and is a nurse by profession as well as a United Hatzalah volunteer EMT. She is married with eight children and a bunch of grandchildren.  She works for Melabev … Continue reading

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Dissipating Loneliness in the Golan Heights – Ten Kavod Spotlight Week #1

The Story of United Hatzalah of Israel’s Ten Kavod project is the story of connections. Often these connections are inter-generational, wherein young volunteers, some of whom are fully trained EMTs (emergency medical technicians- 180 hours) and paramedics, while others are … Continue reading

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Giving An Elderly Man One More Shabbat

On Friday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m., a man of 95-years-old was found unconscious in his home on HaShaked street in Beit Aryeh. His caretaker came to serve him lunch and then realized that the elderly man lay unresponsive. The … Continue reading

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“In the Name of Her Husband”

About two years ago, Avishalom Yankovitz, a volunteer from United Hatzalah, died suddenly. He left behind his wife, Rivka (37), and their ten children, who live in Ashdod. Rivka decided to continue on the path of her husband and volunteer … Continue reading

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Saving A Life With Kindness – A Look At A Ten Kavod Emergency

 Just before 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, an elderly man who lives at home and has no family to care for him was brought a package of food by Orli Kadosh, the founder of a local community initiative “Adopt a … Continue reading

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