By 2035, Israel’s elderly population is projected to increase by almost 80%, a growth that will challenge Israeli society to make appropriate adjustments to its social policies and services to meet the health care, social, and economic needs of this population and their families. MJB’s Research Team on Aging contributes significantly to national efforts to develop effective policies and services to address these challenges.
Family Research Group Leader and Director of the Engelberg Center for Children and Youth
The study goals were to provide information to the program implementers, participating organizations, and JDCESHEL on the scale of this phenomenon and to examine the implementation of the program and the perceived contribution at both the organizational and individual levels.
The main goals of the study were to examine the extent of activity of the pilot program and evaluate its contribution to participants.
The goals of this study were to learn about the oral health of individuals aged 65+ in Israel, to assess the extent of use of dental services, to examine the level of satisfaction with the services, and to identify the main barriers to their use.