Jewish Pavilion

Call Us: (407) 678-9363

421 Montgomery Road #131
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
Fax: (407) 682-2478
Email: admin@jewishpavilion.org

How To Make Visits with the Elderly Enjoyable

Simple opening questions:

  • Tell me about yourself
  • Where are you from?
  • Look around the room to see if there are any photos and if so ask them to
  • Tell you about them
  • What hobbies do you/did you enjoy?
  • What are your favorite books or movies?
  • What is your family like, do you have brothers and sisters, tell me about them?
  • What is/was your husband/wife like ?
  • What legacy would you like to leave?
  • What do you wish you knew at my age that you know now?
  • What role does Judaism fill in your life?
  • How did you celebrate the holidays growing up?
  • (insert holiday) is coming up, how did you celebrate growing up ?

From Nancy Ludin, Executive Director of the Jewish Pavilion