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January 26, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
From the crocheted quilts folded on the edges of beds to the faded, framed photographs on night tables, the residents of the Jewish Home for the Aging strive to keep beloved traces of home nearby. But this week, 47 residents of the Reseda nursing home have been moved to the third floor of the North Hollywood Medical Center, which they will call home for up to two years.
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NEWS
November 8, 1994
THE GOVERNOR'S RACE * What Happened Monday: Republican Pete Wilson spent his final day of campaigning with rallies in San Jose, Long Beach, Orange County and his home city of San Diego. Democrat Kathleen Brown attended ralles at the College of San Mateo, Cal State Northridge and the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda. * What's Ahead: Brown votes near her home in Los Angeles this morning and attends election night gathering at the Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles.
NEWS
February 22, 1997
Joseph Herman, 94, an air-conditioning entrepreneur who aided Jewish charities. Herman was born in Springfield, Ill., grew up in St. Louis and moved to Los Angeles in his youth. In 1922, Herman joined his father Jacob in the air-conditioning contracting firm, J. Herman Co.; he became its president in 1946. He served as president of Los Angeles' Fire and Police Pension Fund Commission and on two state boards, the Industrial Safety Board and the Contractors License Board.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 2000 | IRENE GARCIA
Eileen Davis and Izzie Greenberg celebrated Valentine's Day in fashion. Dressed in a black suit and tie, Greenberg escorted Davis, clad in a lavender evening dress with a flowing skirt and matching boa, through a packed auditorium. About 200 elderly men and women, most of them in wheelchairs, applauded loudly as the couple strutted down the aisle showing off their threads.
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February 28, 1995 | ED BOND, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Sixteen years ago, when Esther Steiner heard her older sister, Rose Tammer, was moving into a nursing home, she was horrified. As a volunteer at a nursing home in her native New York City, she had her own idea of what such facilities are like--impersonal, crowded buildings where the elderly can only sit and degenerate. Then she came west to check on the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda and changed her mind. "I told my husband, 'I've made up my mind,' " said Steiner.
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February 24, 1992 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The cabaret singer called them "my favorite fans." They called him "our Michael." And when he finished his show Sunday afternoon, they gave him a five-minute standing ovation--some bracing themselves with walkers, others rising gingerly in wheelchairs. Michael Feinstein, veteran of Carnegie Hall, Broadway and performances before royalty and U. S. Presidents, was back at the Jewish Home for the Aging in Reseda, entertaining an audience that knew him "before he was famous."
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March 11, 2000 | SUE FOX, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A San Fernando Valley woman killed in a Nevada van accident was remembered Friday as a generous caregiver whose life revolved around her family. Leya Romanovskaya, 53, was one of eight people who died Wednesday on a trip meant to be a happy reunion of childhood friends who grew up together in war-torn Belarus and later scattered to various cities across the United States.
NEWS
September 26, 1998
Daisy Anderson, 97, one of the last three widows of Civil War soldiers. Born Daisy Graham in 1900, she was 21 when she married Robert Ball Anderson, a 79-year-old veteran. It was the first marriage for each, and one of both love and convenience that lasted eight years until he died in a car accident in 1930. A slave in Kentucky, her husband ran away to join the Union Army to escape beatings.
NEWS
September 25, 1986 | MEG SULLIVAN, Times Staff Writer
A nationally known expert in gerontology will make two public appearances, beginning tonight, to launch a drive for a $10-million convalescent home for Jewish elderly in Orange County. Dr. Abraham Kauvar, a professor of medicine and geriatrics at the University of Colorado's Health Science Center in Denver, will discuss "Shifting Gears in the Second Half of Life: A Blueprint for Living" tonight at Leisure World in Laguna Hills.
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