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Family Caregivers Unite!

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March 01st 2011:Family Caregiving in the Jewish Community

Rochelle Wilner served as National President of B’nai B’rith Canada. Dr Rachel Goldberg is Director of Aging Policy for B’nai B’rith International. They describe the support for family caregiving through B'nai B’rith in Canada and the US. They discuss their experience with family caregiving in their extended families. They explore the challenges that predominate in the Jewish communities in the US and Canada, and identity their most important impacts. They discuss the challenges of distance and demographics for family caregivers, and the importance of community. They tell us about the things t

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Rachel Goldberg

Dr. Rachel Goldberg has been with B’nai B’rith International since 2003. She’s the Director of Aging Policy, which covers health care, housing and other issues of particular importance for older adults. She develops and oversees community programs on age-related issues like Aging in Place, Identity Theft, Medicare, and Health Care Reform. She’s responsible for drafting and presenting policy options to the B’nai B’rith International’s Board of Governors. She advocates for B’nai B’rith International’s policies in Washington. Before joining B’nai B’rith International, she was an Assistant Professor of Government and Politics at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, where the cour
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Rochelle Wilner

Rochelle Wilner has held many positions with B’nai B’rith Canada, for which she served as National President for three years. She’s long been interested in issues affecting the community, such as education. She’s been active in programs for combating anti-Semitism, along with all forms of discrimination and hate. She’s worked with many multicultural, ethnic and community groups to encourage and promote mutual understanding, co-operation and partnership. She’s served on many anti-hate and Human Rights advisory committees. She’s a highly sought-after speaker. She’s the recipient of various awards for her efforts on behalf of the Jewish community and Canadian social justice. Her awards include
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