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Boomer Generation Radio October 27: Reshaping the aging process with Prof. Mary Elizabeth Bowen, and Dr. Robert Singer, cardiologist

Aging trends, baby boomer needs, how baby boomers are reshaping the aging process, and the need for and the development of a professional workforce in gerontology, are the topics discussed on this edition of Boomer [Read more…]

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Early Retirement featured on Oct. 20 Boomer Generation Radio broadcast

On the October 20, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio program, Rabbi Address chats with Dr. Alan Steinfeld about his early retirement. In the second half of the program, the guest is Social Security Commissioner Carolyn Colvin [Read more…]

October 13, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio guests are, clockwise from lower right: Rabbi Eliott Strom, and Philadelphia-area artists Phil Schulman and his wife, Carol Moore-Schulman.
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BGR 10/13/2015: Senior Artists Initiative and author Rabbi Eliott Strom

Senior Artists Initiative featured on Oct. 13 edition of Boomer Generation Radio The Senior Artists Initiative is a nonprofit organization that assists artists in understanding the need for and processes involved in organizing their life’s [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

“If It Please You, Do Not Go Past Your Servant…”

Rabbinic lore teaches that every person who was present at the revelation at Sinai heard the Divine Voice according to his/her specific abilities. It is at the root of the belief that worship experiences can [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

Rabbi Address speaking December 2 in Connecticut synagogue’s “Boomers and Beyond” conversation series

Boomers and Beyond, Sacred Aging Monthly Conversations for the Third Act of Life With Rabbi Vicki L. Axe and Friends Dates: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2, March 30, May 4, [Read more…]

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Catch The Wave…The Boomer Program Wave

Shalom. It is a busy time. I am in between several road trips for our Sacred Aging project. Last weekend in Bangor, Maine and this coming weekend in Columbia, S.C. and then on to do [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Vayera: What We Did For Love!

The Torah portion this week contains a full range of emotions. It is truly one of the most powerful portions in Torah; so powerful that it is read on Yom Kippur. The portion begins with [Read more…]

Resource Articles

Philadelphia Inquirer posts article on palliative medicine

The Philadelphia Inquirer had an article on palliative care in its October 25 edition. You can read the article, “Heeding patients’ spiritual needs benefits all,” at this link.

Reflections on Aging

JSA TV 10/21/2015: Part two of a conversation with Dr. Don Friedman about end of life conversations and medical care givers

In this episode of “Conversations,” Jewish Sacred Aging’s TV program, Rabbi Address concludes his conversation with Dr. Don Friedman, a retired rheumatologist and faculty member at the Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson [Read more…]

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New Rituals–New Vocabulary! New Life Stages.

In the October 23 edition of The Forward, Michael Millenson writes of the need to create new rituals to respond to the new stages in dying. The piece, “We Need a New Jewish Ritual for [Read more…]