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Resource Links

Silver Advisors – Resources for Boomers

SILVER ADVISORS is a new service from the site www.silverplanet.com. This is a comprehensive site for “boomers” that covers a wide variety of issues. This advisor service provides access to a team of experts on such [Read more…]

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Health and Wellness Programs

Promoting older driver safety and mobility in your community

American Society on Aging has created a resource called DRIVEWELL: Promoting Older Driver safety and Mobility in Your Community. This is a toolkit which includes: information about older drive health and wellness repared scripts for presentations [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

First Aid Training

Contributed by Ilene H. Sharp Some childhood memories are clearer in my mind than things that happened last week. Perhaps it’s because they are so meaningful and somehow define who I am and who I [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Meeting the Challenges of Long-Distance Caregiving

By Athan Bezaitis, MA Aging Well Vol. 2 No. 4 P. 14 Skilled professionals and cutting-edge technologies combine to effectively dispatch tasks related to caring for loved ones living far from concerned caregivers. Overcoming the [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

Responding to Our Members in a Time of Economic Concern

Many people, perhaps all people, are experiencing heightened anxiety, insecurity and doubt as troubling economic events are unfolding. Some of us have already been directly affected as we or a family member has lost a [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Faithful Reform in Health Care

“Faithful Reform In Health Care is a coalition of organizations and individuals working to elevate faith-inspired voices in support of affordable quality health care for all the U.S.” Rev. Linda Walling is the inspiration behind this organization [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

When older parents and their adult children are in conflict

Contributed by Rabbi Peter H. Grumbacher Until the beginning of this year my mother-in-law was in pretty good shape for an 89 year-old woman. She bowled, played bridge and, yes, she drove. But less than [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

D’var Torah – Noah and Ham: Caring For Our Parents

Rena Y. Polonsky, HUC-JIR Rabbinical Student “Ham, the father of Canaan, saw his father’s nakedness and told his two brothers outside. But Shem and Japheth took a cloth, placed it against both their backs and, [Read more…]