Dorot Ltd. provides interdisciplinary professional information to Israeli gerontologists and related professions, using a variety of tools, principally the Dorot Magazine, and additional publications, conferences, study tours, database and more.
Presently, Some 10,000 professionals are employed in services and care for the elderly in Israel, including all sectors and spheres: health services, welfare and social security, community and recreation, home nursing, housing facilities and hospitalization. As the older population increases in numbers and its share of the general population grows, so does the number of people employed in related fields rises accordingly. Much like the rest of the Western world, care for the elderly in Israel is considered to be a profession of the future.
Professionals in this sphere include: doctors of numerous medical disciplines, nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, recreation service directors, psychologists and managers of services and facilities such as: nursing homes, community centers, local authorities, Kibbutzim, government institutes, public associations and not-for-profit organizations, day care centers and more. This field is characterized by multi-professional team work, introduction to a second career path, and on-the-job training.
Dorot's founder, publisher and Editor in Chief Gadi Porat, integrates years of experience in community work with vast and extensive editing skills, all combined to produce this reputable publication. In 2005, Gadi was awarded a certificate of appreciation for his work to promote professionalism in caring for the elderly, by virtue of his proficient, objective and elegant editing of Dorot.
Dorot is the main channel in Israel for carers and professional service providers for the elderly. If you wish to reach gerontology professionals, contact us for advertising information.
For further details, questions or assistance please contact:
P.O. Box 1417