A while ago I met with the people at Health Advocate in suburban Philadelphia. They were featured in a long article in the Philadelphia Inquirer. I was intrigued by the fact that individuals could sign up [Read more…]
We’ have uncovered another major resource for care-giving. CARING.Com is a resource for personal and family concerns in the area of care-giving. A special feature of the site is the inclusion of spiritual resources who [Read more…]
With December comes the Chanukah festival and the reminders of ancient myths and stories…and, of course, food! The driedel game is also an interesting symbol of something that is becoming increasingly clear to we baby [Read more…]
Rabbi Address’s note: Dr. Robert Lester is a physician in Canada. He gave the following paper at a workshop at the Union for Reform Judaism Biennial convention in Toronto in November 2009. The session looked [Read more…]
A recent survey by the Pew Foundation (Growing Old In America. pewsocialtrends.org) presented a wide range of views on perceptions and realities on growing older. One of the constants, however, for the 65+ cohort is [Read more…]
With the High Holidays behind us, we can turn our attention to the festival of Sukkot and the powerful images of the Torah portions that come to us this month.
I was told for, quite a while by friends of mine, that their world focus shifted when they became a grandparent. I know that there is a special relationship between grandparents and grandchildren. I even [Read more…]