Rabbi Address' Monthly Message

Taking the measure of life

I read with some interest a brief piece in the current AARP Magazine on the growing trend for activity trackers. (AARP June/July 2014. ) These are little bracelets that can track your daily movements. It [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

10,000 Years of Wisdom – Chinese Proverbs and Bubbe Meises

My favorite novels, as my son always points out to me, are the same story: Jewish family in Eastern Europe, persecuted by the Bolsheviks, they flee schlepping their down pillows, brass Shabbat candle sticks and [Read more…]

Rabbi Sue Elwell, right, explains the role of the spiritual director to Rabbi Richard Address, host of JSA-TV's Conversations program.
Jewish Baby Boomers

JSA-TV “Conversations” program discusses spiritual director’s role

Jewish Sacred Aging Television’s new show, Conversations, features Rabbi Richard Address and guests discussing topics relevant to Baby Boomers coping with spiritual questions and issues of aging. In this episode, Rabbi Address concludes his conversation [Read more…]

Care-Giving Concerns

Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia discussed on 6/24 Boomer Generation Radio

A panel of participants discuss Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia with Rabbi Address on the June 24 Boomer Generation Radio Show. The panelists are: David Friedman, marketing director for Progressive Healthcare Services and a volunteer for [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

Reentering the workforce and book about dementia discussed on June 17 radio show

Robert Greenberg talks about his experiences re-entering the work force, and Jeanne Murray Walker discusses her book, The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s, dealing with dementia, on the June 17 Boomer Generation Radio show [Read more…]

Jewish Baby Boomers

Boomer health, drug knowledge explored on 6/10 Boomer Generation Radio show

Dr. David Laskin, a gerontologist specializing in boomer health issues, and Coleen Kayden, R.Ph, a pharmacist specializing in negotiating appropriate knowledge about drugs, are the June 10 guests on Boomer Generation Radio. About the Guests [Read more…]

Rabbi Address at the WWDB-AM 860 microphones. The Boomer Generation Radio Show airs every Tuesday from 10-11 am.
Jewish Baby Boomers

Boomer Generation Radio guests June 3 discuss LGBT aging issues and Vitalize 360 coaching program for older people

On the June 3 Boomer Generation Radio show, Rabbi Address’s guests, Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, and Nurit Schein, director of the Mazzoni Center, a health center serving the LGBT community, open the conversation with a [Read more…]

Rabbi Address' Monthly Message

A brief reflection on moving on…transitions are a challenge!

Well, after 42 years, it seems to be time to move into the next chapter. On June 2nd, I observed the 42d anniversary of my Ordination from the Hebrew Union College. We were so young [Read more…]

Rabbi Richard Address chats with Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell.
Jewish Baby Boomers

Spiritual Director Rabbi Sue Elwell is second guest with Rabbi Address on “Conversations” TV show

Jewish Sacred Aging Television’s new show, Conversations, features Rabbi Richard Address and guests discussing topics relevant to Baby Boomers coping with spiritual questions and issues of aging. In this episode, Rabbi Address chats with Rabbi [Read more…]