Rabbi Address’s blog includes reflections on the challenges and joys of aging and their implications for our families.
Charleston, SC. I have grown to have, in these last few days, a greater appreciation of people who spend much of life in a wheelchair or trying to negotiate walking on crutches. I am writing [Read more…]
An issue that continues to become a major concern for so many of our families is that of costs associated with aging. Specifically, the challenges of being able to afford quality care; be it at [Read more…]
May 7 signfiies “Lag B’Omer” within the Jewish calendar.It is the mid way point between Pesach and Shavuot. The mid point in this season of “counting”, of spiritual growth. We observe on the Shabbat of [Read more…]
The N.Y.Times of Tuesday April 14 carried a front page article entitled “Sex, Dementia and a Husband on Trial at Age 78”. The article detailed the story of Henry Rayhons who is being charged with [Read more…]
Happy Pessover. I hope the holiday is treating you well and that your seders were great. There are so many family traditions associated with this festival. For several years we have done something with the [Read more…]
Happy Passover! This weekend will see that most powerful and most observed holiday in our tradition. The “seder” table will bring together generations of family and networks of friends in this powerful symbol of faith [Read more…]
For a few years I have been advocating the need for congregations to make sure they create programs that educate congregants and community on issues related to end of life care from a Jewish point [Read more…]