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Reflections on Aging

A Health Crisis Changes Everything

June 7, 2016 0

Editor’s Note: This contribution from Rabbi Mark Levin was previously published on his Facebook page in 2014. I learned recently how disorienting it can be to have the life of the person on whom I [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

I Wish I Was The Way I Was

May 22, 2016 11

A few weeks ago I drove my friend to our local movie theater. She has mobility problems and uses a cane so I often drive. That way, if we do not find a handicapped parking [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

Table for Two

January 27, 2016 1

Editor’s Note:  This guest post is contributed by Carole Leskin. For the last few years, Tuesday has been my favorite day of the week. I wake up early, shower, dress and rush off to the [Read more…]


Judaism and Health includes essay by Rabbi Address

April 27, 2015 0

Rabbi Address contributed the essay, “Tradition, Texts and Our Search for Meaning,” to this collection. This authoritative volume—part professional handbook, part scholarly resource and part source of practical information for laypeople—melds the seemingly disparate elements [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Mystery and Medicine

February 24, 2015 0

Mystery and the unknown have been on my mind recently after facilitating one of the final sessions of The Healer’s Art course for first year medical students who have elected to explore the relational, humanistic, [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

Guest Post: How to Grow Old With Gusto

January 27, 2015 3

Editor’s Note: Gail Zugerman, author of this contribution to JSA, is founder of GRF Marketing, Ltd., based in Chicago since 1983, has provided marketing strategy consulting through the use of qualitative research for clients throughout [Read more…]

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