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A Lasting Legacy for a Loved One Love of laughter and jokes, family, friends; an avid traveller who explored his curiosity in language, cuisine and religion; a respected lawyer and community leader: these are just of a few ways Neil Ornstein will be remembered. In tribute to...

The Gift of Laughter For the past 19 years, every Friday Binny and Herb Goldman visit Louis Brier to honour and support our residents. While Herb maintains the In Memoriam board for residents who have passed away, Binny helps prepare for the Erev Shabbat service in the...

The Garden of David You may meet Louis Brier resident David Pearlman navigating the Brier’s corridors on his scooter, mailing letters to key influencers across Canada or tending his vegetables in the Shalom Garden. While mysterious about his age, claiming, “I’ve lost a girl over sharing my...

Meet our New Executive Director As a newcomer to the Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation, I have been so very pleased to meet the staff, caregivers, volunteers and, of course, residents of Louis Brier and the Weinberg Residence. In the short time I have been here, I have...

Thinking Yourself Younger People who feel younger than their age are more likely to score higher in memory tests, consider their health to be better and suffer fewer symptoms of depression. People perceive aging differently. How one perceives oneself is a predictor of later-life health. A...

Studies have shown that the types of experiences that make people happy change as they get older. Younger people get excited by experiences. Going new places, eating new foods and getting hold of new technology make young people very happy. As we age, the pleasures of extraordinary experiences are usually...

  There are many ways to help the residents living at Louis Brier One way is to recognize a special physician, healthcare professional or volunteer that has impacted you on a personal level. A donation identifying a specific caregiver will express your appreciation for everything that individual...

A MESSAGE FROM DR. DAVID KESELMAN, CEO Happy Purim and post Valentines, I hope that as I write this piece, and by the time the newsletter is out, we will have weathered the snowfall of mid-February, and will not have to experience it again, unless it is through...

There are two boards that aid in the operation of the Louis Brier Home and Hospital. The Louis Brier Home and Hospital Board is responsible for the day to day operation of the home. The Louis Brier Jewish Aged Foundation Board is tasked with raising funds...

  There is a Fountain of Youth “There is a fountain of youth: it is in your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.”...