Care-Giving Concerns

The World Shrinks

There are certain “set pieces,” or repetitive scripts that become a part of every Rabbi’s life. This comes under the heading of REALLY telling tales out of school. Each of us clergy-people brings a certain [Read more…]

Rabbi Address speaking at the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona's Handmaker House, April 23
Speaking appearances

Rabbi Address speaks to Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona

Rabbi Address was the guest speaker at the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona this week. On Thursday, he spoke at Jewish Wisdom and Wellness, a Week of Learning sponsored by Kalsman Institute on Judaism And [Read more…]

Nathan Kottkamp
Radio Show

Boomer Generation Radio welcomes Nathan Kottkamp, healthcare attorney and founder of National Healthcare Decision Day

Nathan Kottkamp, a healthcare attorney with the McGuireWoods law firm in Richmond, VA, and founder of “National Healthcare Decision Day,” is the guest on this week’s Boomer Generation Radio program with Rabbi Address. National Healthcare [Read more…]

Caregivers film
Radio Show

Social worker, film maker, Vic Compher visits Boomer Generation Radio

This week on Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address welcomes Vic Compher, a social worker and filmmaker, producer of “Caregivers,” a documentary about the emotional impact experienced by professionals who care for others. Watch a trailer [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Bad News: Dancing with our Contract With God….

I just received news that an old friend passed away. For ten years I served as the Rabbi of Congregation B’nai B’rith in Santa Barbara. For ten years my friend, in addition to serving on [Read more…]

Rabbi Address' Monthly Message

Attention must be paid!

The New York Times (April 4, 2013) carried a front page article, “Dementia Study Predicts A Surge In Costs and Cases”. Referencing a RAND study reported in the New England Journal of Medicine, the article [Read more…]

Radio Show

David Friedman of Progressive Health Care Services, this week’s “Boomer Generation” radio guest

On this week’s “Boomer Generation Radio” program, Rabbi Address interviews David Friedman, a cancer survivor and CEO of Progressive Health Care Services, an Elkins Park home healthcare agency. Read more about David’s background in his [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Attention Baby Boomer Parents! Are We Dinosaurs and Replaced by Technology?

As a baby boomer parent, I have been fascinated since the 1970s as to if/how/why, we, as a generation, are different from the previous generations of parents. We all have stories of what our folks [Read more…]