One of the major challenges for many of us is the new, and expanding life stage known as “care-giver”.
In these posts, we hope to highlight some useful programs and services that can assist you and your family in negotiating this challenging life stage.
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care and UJA-Federation of New York are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Jewish End of Life Care. The Center, a web-based resource [Read more...]
On the November 12, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address speaks with Dr Lauren Van Scoy, author of Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing, about [Read more...]
On the October 15, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Enid Borden of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, speaks with Rabbi Richard Address about food [Read more...]
In a two-part series in its Boomers section, The New York Times is offering advice from Deborah Drelich, a geriatric care social worker and founder of a resource website, NY [Read more...]
I want to begin this essay with an acknowledgment: I believe hospice performs extraordinary work in life’s final stage. I know that hospice care varies from place to place, [Read more...]
The September 24, 2013 edition of Boomer Generation Radio features a conversation with Nora Jean Levin, executive director of Caring From a Distance, founded in 2002 to serve [Read more...]
I recently had the honor of being part of a discussion at a small conference in Chicago as part of an organization called C-CHANGE. It is devoted to exploring and developing [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Cameron is husband to Heather Von St. James, survivor advocate for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance, and father to Lily Rose. He, along with Heather and [Read more...]
ProPublica.org, the nonprofit journalism website, has delivered the first of a three-part series, “The Emerald City: Life and Death in Assisted Living,” an [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Emily Howard, MD, PhD, was most recently a Staff Pathologist at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. She is currently working on a [Read more...]