Care-Giving Concerns

Employed Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care

Employed family caregivers, despite their workplace obligations, perform many of the tasks that health care professionals do—a range of medical/nursing tasks including medication management, wound care, using meters and monitors, and more — according to [Read more…]

Sandy Tankoos, founder of the website
Jewish Baby Boomers

“The Other Side of 50” Website is featured on November 19 Boomer Generation Radio

Sandy Tankoos, founder of the website (“The other side of fifty”), is the November 19 guest on Boomer Generation Radio. The sections of the website deal with a wide range of interests for Baby [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Try to remember that day in November…

There is, perhaps, no greater marker to the first wave of Boomers than November 22, 1963. It was out generation’s “I remember where I was when….” My parents always spoke about Pearl Harbor and when [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

And We Thought It Was the Chanukah/Christmas Dilemma!!

Thanksgivukkah, Menurkey, Turkukkah, Thankschanukahgiving— Who Knew?   My almost 10 year old granddaughter is so confused! Her birthday is on Thanksgiving and she’s so worried she’s going to lose out, “Do I get birthday presents [Read more…]

Agni by Bala Sivakumar. Used under Creative Commons License.
D'vrei Torah

The Eulogy

A long, long time ago, just on the edge of where memory meets embellishment, I was an Associate Rabbi in Hollywood – not Hollywood, FL, heaven forefend – but the real Hollywood, with swimming pools [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Center for Jewish End of Life Care launched by MJHS Hospice and UJA-Federation of New York

MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care and UJA-Federation of New York are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Jewish End of Life Care. The Center, a web-based resource and knowledge center, is dedicated [Read more…]

Dr. Lauren Van Scoy
Care-Giving Concerns

Stories to inspire a peaceful passing on Boomer Generation Radio 11/12/13

On the November 12, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address speaks with Dr Lauren Van Scoy, author of Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing, about helping terminally ill patients and their [Read more…]


End of life planning discussed on Boomer Generation Radio’s November 5 show

On the November 5, 2013 installment of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address welcomes Jeanne C. Hoff, an expert in end-of-life planning. Jeanne is a native of Norristown, Pennsylvania, where she attended both private and public [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Enid Borden, National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, on Boomer Generation Radio, 10/15/2013

On the October 15, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Enid Borden of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, speaks with Rabbi Richard Address about food insecurity issues for seniors.   Enid Borden is [Read more…]

Peter Hecht
Jewish Baby Boomers

Peter Hecht, financial planner, returns to Boomer Generation Radio’s 10/29/2013 program

Returning to Boomer Generation Radio to discuss family financial planning issues for “club sandwich generation” baby boomers is Peter Hecht of Hecht Investment Group, an affiliate of Janney Montgomery Scott. Peter is a Certified Financial [Read more…]