Issue 6, Winter 2016

Never Forget-Never Enough

by Chavie Brumer, LCSW-R “But my mother won’t go and I don’t know what else to do,” says the caregiver in the back row, clearly at her wit’s end.  She is referring to the fact that her mother, a Holocaust survivor, refuses to see the doctor or the social worker despite the fact that her…

Issue 4, Spring 2014

Preparing for the Care of the Aging Child Survivor of the Holocaust

By Dr. Robert Krell Adult survivors of the Holocaust, age 17 years or older at the time of liberation, experience postwar life differently from those who were under age 16. The older survivors had more Jewish education, memories of family and tradition, lived near and married other survivors and found jobs.  The child survivors not…