There are an increasing number of congregation and communal programs being developed to respond to the revolution in longevity.
Likewise, there are increasing numbers of resources from an ever growing body of organizations and agencies.
In these posts, we will showcase relevant and useful programs or resources that speak to your own growth as well as being supportive of issues with which you may dealing.
These Life Data forms have been prepared to serve as a basis for starting the “Conversation” among families. Download the PDF file and use it as a guide in your discussions. A Time to Prepare [Read more…]
Is your congregation looking for ways to discuss mental health? Are you actively looking for ways to support older adults with depression and other mental illnesses in your community? Rabbi Address will be leading a [Read more…]
Boomers and Beyond, Sacred Aging Monthly Conversations for the Third Act of Life With Rabbi Vicki L. Axe and Friends Dates: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2, March 30, May 4, [Read more…]
The Philadelphia Inquirer had an article on palliative care in its October 25 edition. You can read the article, “Heeding patients’ spiritual needs benefits all,” at this link.
We have added a link to our Resources Page for Shepherd’s Centers of America, whose own resources page includes a very extensive list of advocacy, aging, healthcare, and financial benefits organizations. Please check it out [Read more…]
Advance Planning continues to be a major issue and the need for Jewish programming is growing. Here is an outline of a conference planned by Cantor Sherri Allen of Congregation Beth Shalom in Arlington, TX. [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: Rabbi Mark Levin is the founding rabbi of Congregation Beth Torah in Overland Park, KS, and a contributor to Jewish Sacred Aging. People our age, my age, in our sixties and above, need [Read more…]
Rabbi Michael Dolgin of Temple Sinai in Toronto recently led a session on Medically Assisted Dying for Toronto Board of Rabbis. We are grateful for his permission to repost the audio and the printed texts [Read more…]