Healthcare May 2014

Healthcare May 2014

A Family’s Eyes On The Prize; Reinventing Eldercare; IVF And Ethics

INSIDE Healthcare May 2014
Working for a cure for the rare Jewish genetic disorder, Usher Syndrome.
YU relaunches site about genetic health issues.
In bid to reinvent elder care, Jewish Home Lifecare’s new Living Center is ‘cross between kibbutz, commune and college dorm.’
Jewish women have embraced reproductive technology, but some within the community say risks and ethics are given short shrift.
Director of Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center program stresses treatment not done in isolation.
Palliative care: not just for end-of-life situations.