Our lives today can make caring for aging parents so much more complicated. My elderly mother passed away a few years ago, after a 20 year struggle with Rheumatoid Arthritis. She lived on a small [Read more…]
Hope is a crucial part of facing and coping with a medical illness. It can not only help a patient survive; it can also promote healing. Hope paves the way toward resilience and supports the [Read more…]
Gil’s Mom has severe osteoporosis plus macular degeneration; two serious health problems. Our goal was to find a nearby residence that would give her a social life and provide physical security.
There are many clubs, so to speak, that we become part of during our lifetime. Channeling Groucho Marx, however, I just joined one that I had no desire to join. That is, as the literature [Read more…]
American Public Media syndicates On Being, a radio program about “the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the [Read more…]
Rabbi Address was interviewed in the Practical Bioethics podcast about “honor and respect in healthcare.”
Rabbi Address discussed Jewish law pertaining to death and dying during this April 14 panel at Main Line Reform Temple in Wynnewood, PA. Other experts on the panel were Dr. Susan Denman, specialist in geriatric medicine; [Read more…]