Care-Giving Concerns

To Hospice or Not to Hospice?

I want to begin this essay with an acknowledgment: I believe hospice performs extraordinary work in life’s final stage. I know that hospice care varies from place to place, but I personally have never seen [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Caring from a Distance, resource for long-distance caregivers, is featured on Boomer Generation Radio

The September 24, 2013 edition of Boomer Generation Radio features a conversation with Nora Jean Levin, executive director of Caring From a Distance, founded in 2002 to serve the seven million Americans who help manage [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Memories of my Mom and Dad — Yizkor 2013

Our Jewish calendar provides us with time to remember those we have loved.  On their Yarzheits, or anniversary of passing, our thoughts turn to our mothers or fathers, our sisters or brothers, our husbands or [Read more…]

Radio Show

Larry Bocchiere of the Well Spouse Organization discusses spousal/partner caregiving on Boomer Generation Radio

Larry Bocchiere, president of the Well Spouse Association, discusses his group’s outreach to spouses who are providing daily care for their partners on the September 17 edition of Rabbi Address’s Boomer Generation Radio program on [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

“What Aging Men Want” author John Robinson guests on Boomer Generation Radio, 9/3/2013

Puget Sound-based author John Robinson, author of What Aging Men Want: The Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging, is Rabbi Address’s September 3  guest on Boomer Generation Radio on WWDB-AM 860 Philadelphia. Boomer Generation [Read more…]

US Embassy Tel Aviv photo of Jerusalem's Haredi neighborhood.
Jewish Baby Boomers

Did You Hear the One about the Rabbi… Transparency and Our True Self

A rabbi was walking down the street when suddenly a man runs up to him and starts to kiss and hug him and with love and excitement in his voice says, “Rabbi, Rabbi! I love [Read more…]