Reflections on Aging

Honoring and Supporting Caregivers in the Month of November

Jon Broyles, Executive Director, Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), has written a guest post on the Social Security Matters blog. Entitled “Honoring and Supporting Caregivers in the Month of November,” recognizes the important role [Read more…]

Radio Show

Boomer Generation Radio 11/24/2015: Kate Clark of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

On the November 24, 2015 edition of Boomer Generation Radio, the guests are Kate Clark from the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging and Lisette Sartras, who discusses aging issues in the Latino community. Kate Clark is [Read more…]

Radio Show

Boomer Generation Radio 11/17/2015: Kendal at Oberlin and Rabbi Cary Kozberg on Life Transitions

In the 11/17/2015 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address welcomes Susan Campbell, Community Nutritionist; Lisa Wilkin, Dietary Supervisor; and Jeni Hoover, Director of Kendal at Oberlin’s Early Learning Center. In the second half of [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

CCAR Friends Video: Jews with No Religion in the Pew Report – Webinar

Rabbi Address participated in this webinar for the Central Conference of American Rabbis with Rabbi Laura Geller on November 12. You can watch a video of the conversation in the player below: Friends Call Nov [Read more…]

Blog

Seeking Some Meaningful Issues: A Quick Ask

SO Hannukah is approaching in a few days. A festival of re-dedication in tradition. This Fall has been one of busy travel for Jewish Sacred Aging. We have encountered a lot of issues as we [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Vayishlach: What Price Peace of Our Soul?

This portion, one of the most famous, begins with the story of the meeting between Jacob and Esau. After a generation away, Jacob returns to his home. He is told that his brother, Esau, from [Read more…]

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Honoring The “Conversation” With A Prayer: Something to Consider as Families Gather

One of the more requested programs from Jewish Sacred Aging is the one where we discuss the Jewish approaches to end of life decision making. Over recent years, in conversation with numerous congregations and groups, [Read more…]

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Talmud Torah

Rituals for Signing Advance Health Directive and Healthcare Proxy

One of the issues that keeps coming up in workshops on end of life issues and ritual creation, is the need for some ritual or prayer that can be said at the time we sign [Read more…]

D'vrei Torah

Vayetzei: Gradually, Step By Step!!!!

Genesis 28 begins this weeks portion, Vayetzei. It is a portion that is again, filled with personal struggles, spiritual challenges and the on-going drama of family dynamics; as two sisters, Leah and Rachel, become triangulated [Read more…]

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Talmud Torah

Dangerous Myths And Often Shunned Topics

Anshe Emeth of New Brunswick, N.J. has a wide ranging continuing education program. This year, the congregation has created a 6 part series dealing with “topics that we either believe don’t apply to Jews or [Read more…]