The rise in interest in one’s legacy has led to greater awareness in the traditional idea of writing an Ethical Will. This desire to leave something spiritual and ethical behind is at the heart of our own spiritual growth as we age. From the volume A Time to Prepare, here is a brief outline of the ethical will, and a suggested form with which to begin your own spiritual gift to those you love.
In this Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi Sara Paasche-Orlow, the Director of Religious and Chaplaincy Services at Hebrew SeniorLife. Rabbi Paasche-Orlow , with Rabbi Joel H. Baron, translated and annotated the new book, Deathbed Wisdom of the Chassidic Masters: The Book of Departure and Caring for People at the End of Life. [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: “Bill” has made a choice to forego additional treatment in his battle with cancer. A 50 something man, he accepted the invitation of jewishsacredaging.com to write his story. He agreed to share what [Read more…]
Robert Greenberg talks about his experiences re-entering the work force, and Jeanne Murray Walker discusses her book, The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s, dealing with dementia, on the June 17 Boomer Generation Radio show [Read more…]