D'vrei Torah

Under the chupah … an interesting transition

Every once in a while, life hands you one of those opportunities that remind you of truth. These opportunities are often of mixed values. I have one this month. After a long wait, my son, [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Melody Meyer of Compassionate Touch visits Boomer Generation Radio March 25

Melody Meyer, a certified massage therapist and natural health practitioner, speaks with Rabbi Address about her practice, the Center for Compassionate Touch, in the first half of the March 25, 2014 Boomer Generation Radio. In [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

Boomer Generation Radio March 18 show explores end of life care with Gwen Fitzgerald from Compassion & Choices

On the March 18 edition of Boomer Generation Radio, the guest is Gwen Fitzgerald, director of marketing and communications for Compassion and Choices, an advocacy organization for education about end-of-life care and choices.

Care-Giving Concerns

Rabbi Address quoted in Baltimore Jewish Times article, “In Sickness and In Health”

Rabbi Address is quoted in the March 20, 2014 article, “In Sickness and In Health,” in the Baltimore Jewish Times, about the challenges that spouses face when they become care-givers for partners who have suffered [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Dividends – Thoughts from Rabbi Jonathan Kendall

I retired from the rabbinate almost three years ago. (A terrible confession: I don’t attend worship services all that much.) I am a dinosaur, a Jurassic Rabbi, and the Reform Judaism of today has pretty [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

Rita Pollak, collaborative divorce mediator, on Boomer Generation Radio March 11

Rita Pollack, a partner in Phoenix mediation firm PollakHeenan LLC, a collaboration training firm, discusses the concept of collaborative divorce with Rabbi Address on the March 11 Boomer Generation Radio show. You can read Rita’s [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

The masks we wear

The Whole Megillah… Learning from Purim and Mindfulness Have you ever been in a situation where you were afraid to reveal who you really were? Have you ever felt as if you were wearing a [Read more…]

Couples enjoy a late afternoon stroll on the boardwalk in Tel Aviv. Steve Lubetkin Photo Copyright ©2011. Used by permission.
Jewish Baby Boomers

March 4 Boomer Generation Radio focuses on prescription drug interactions and senior sexuality

Michelle Lamas, a senior writer from the website DrugWatch.com, joins Rabbi Richard Address in the first half of this week’s “Boomer Generation Radio” talk show to discuss drug interactions and side effects. In the second [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

Hand In Hand Partners in Caring

Hand In Hand Partners in Caring is a program of the Jewish Home and Care Center in Milwaukee that trains volunteers to assist residents in the final stages of life. The volunteers go through special [Read more…]