Hebrew SeniorLife Chaplaincy Institute


Organization: Hebrew SeniorLife, Inc
We train chaplains to help elders find meaning in their lives, offer support in the face of life's challenges, and foster vibrant Jewish lives.
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Location of Program's Recipients:
Students of the Chaplaincy Institute come from both in and out of state and serve as chaplain interns, providing support to all the seniors within Hebrew SeniorLife’s network of care in Roslindale, Dedham, Brookline, Randolph, and Revere, and Canton, Massachusetts.
Who Benefits from Support:
As chaplain interns, Institute students provide pastoral care to approximately 1,000 seniors, families, and caregivers throughout the organization’s network of care. Each year, the Institute trains approximately 20 chaplain students by providing them with skills to support the spiritual needs of elders. Program curriculum addresses illness, dementia, and loss, while training students to work with patients around issues of meaning, hope, forgiveness, identity and gratitude. Each student provid
Fast Fact:
Hebrew SeniorLife cares for 40 centenarians (people over the age of 100!) within its eight-site network of healthcare and housing.
Raised: $308
Needed: $17,692

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