This article presents four essays by executives of Jewish communal service homes for the aged, discussing trends and considerations in the field. Among the topics discussed in the essays are: the necessity of distinguishing functions and roles of board, staff and administration; teamwork; adapting skills from other fields; relationship to other Jewish communal and social service agencies; and the individualization of the elderly resident's conception of life in the home -- i.e., the growing sense that residence in these institutions does not represent "the end" but rather "a new phase of life.
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Avrunin, William. Weil, Julius. Kleiman, Joseph. Grossman, Ben L. Sonnenblick, Ira I. Professional Currents. The Jewish Social Service Quarterly. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA),National Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. March 1951: