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Seekers of Meaning Podcast: Rabbi Cary Kozberg of Side By Side, Support Group for Caregivers of Older Adults

In this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, the guest is Rabbi Cary Kozberg, director of Side By Side, which offers support for families and caregivers of older adults who themselves are coping with “caregiver stress.” [Read more…]

Rabbi Michele Medwin, left, discusses her new book on Alzheimer's Disease, and David and Gloria Goldfaden discuss being guardians ad litem for children on this episode of Jewish Sacred Aging Radio
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New Alzheimer’s book and guardianship services and grandparents

Rabbi Michele Medwin discusses her new book on Alzheimer’s, Alzheimer’s Families: Emotional and Spiritual Tools for Coping and Gloria and David Goldfaden speak about guardianship services for troubled youth and the role of grandparents. Read more [Read more…]

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Recorded Program from the Union for Reform Judaism 2017 Biennial in Boston

In this pre-recorded episode, Rabbi Address talks with several guests exploring different approaches to longevity within the Reform movement of liberal Judaism. Guests were: Julie Lambert, URJ head of Boomer Community of Practice and coordinator [Read more…]

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Pastoral Counseling for Rabbis is Focus of Book by Dr. Michelle Friedman, MD, Guest on JSA Podcast

Dr. Michelle Friedman, co-author of The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling: A Guide for All Faiths (Psyche and Soul), is the guest on this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast. About the Guest Michelle [Read more…]

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National Association of Retired Reform Rabbis, with Rabbi Connie Golden, on Jewish Sacred Aging podcast

On this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, Rabbi Address speaks with Rabbi Connie Golden, recently installed as president of the National Association of Retired Reform Rabbis. About the Guest Connie Golden, born in [Read more…]

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A Jewish Singer’s Christmas Journey

Editor’s Note: This guest column was written by Mark Pinzur. I had no idea of she was talking about. Walking home one summer afternoon after a pickup baseball game, Kathy Cipley informed me that I [Read more…]

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Call for Survey Participants: How Jewish Rituals of Mourning Affect Bereavement Outcomes for Widowed Older Adults

Rachael F. Falk, M.A. Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Psychology William James College   All cultures have their own framework for treating the dying, the dead, and the bereaved. For example, Muslim families turn a dying individual’s [Read more…]

Rabbi Elliott Dorff, left, is the first guest on the relaunched Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast.
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JSA Podcast 2016: Rabbi Elliott Dorff on Jewish Bioethics

The Jewish Sacred Aging audio podcast returns to a weekly schedule today with the launch of this interview with Rabbi Elliott Dorff, Rector, Sol & Anne Dorff Distinguished Service Professor in Philosophy, at American Jewish [Read more…]