Care-Giving Concerns

Caregiving for beginners

Editor’s Note: Cameron is husband to Heather Von St. James, survivor advocate for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, and father to Lily Rose. He, along with Heather and young Lily, had their world’s turned upside down [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Reaching out to others can be profound and meaningful

I vividly remember that September night in 1987. We had left the hospital earlier that evening knowing that the end was near.  The hospital called a few hours later to let us know it had [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

ProPublica delivers first installment of “The Emerald City” exposé on assisted living

ProPublica.org, the nonprofit journalism website, has delivered the first of a three-part series, “The Emerald City: Life and Death in Assisted Living,” an in-depth look at the shortcomings of care in assisted living facilities around [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

A Doctor Goes to a Clinic Appointment

Editor’s Note: Emily Howard, MD, PhD, was most recently a Staff Pathologist at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. She is currently working on a book, The American Health Care Community: A Guidebook. She will discuss [Read more…]

Brooke Hopkins and Peggy Battin
Care-Giving Concerns

NY Times Magazine explores ‘The right to die, the will to live’ in article about bioethicist’s husband

“If Margaret Pabst Battin hadn’t had a cold that day, she would have joined her husband, Brooke Hopkins, on his bike ride. Instead Peggy (as just about everyone calls her) went to two lectures at [Read more…]

Radio Show

Girlfriends Magazine Survey of Boomer Women on July 23 Boomer Generation Radio show

On the July 23 installment of “Boomer Generation Radio,” Rabbi Address speaks with Tobi Schwartz-Cassell, owner and editor-in-chief of Girlfriendz magazine and Dr. Vicki Handfield, PsyD, author of the Girlfriendz-Dr. Vicki 2012 “Boomer State of [Read more…]

John Hockenberry
Care-Giving Concerns

Lives of caregivers featured in public radio series

More than 65.7 million Americans—almost 30 percent of the adult population—are caregivers. John Hockenberry’s award-winning radio program, The Takeaway, is looking into the lives of these caregivers to learn what it is like to care for [Read more…]

Radio Show

Ira Rosenbloom of Optimum Strategies discusses financial issues on 7/16/2013 Boomer Generation Radio show

This week’s guest on Boomer Generation Radio is Ira Rosenbloom, the chief operating executive of Optimum Strategies, LLC, a consulting firm focused on helping accounting firms improve their business performance and the entrepreneurial skills of [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

A message from ‘Bill’: My Story, My Journey, My Legacy

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…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

A Simcha to Remember! Blessings in the Past Seven Months!

I am grateful to G-d that the past seven months have offered my family moments to remember! In December, about 25 of our family and friends traveled to New York to attend the opening of [Read more…]