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.
New York Times magazine cover “If Margaret Pabst Battin hadn’t had a cold that day, she would have joined her husband, Brooke Hopkins, on his bike ride. Instead Peggy [Read more...]
John Hockenberry More than 65.7 million Americans—almost 30 percent of the adult population—are caregivers. John Hockenberry’s award-winning radio program, The [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Rabbi Levin recently appeared on Boomer Generation Radio. He will be contributing his thoughts occasionally to our website. By Rabbi David Levin I want [Read more...]
“Dr. Angelo Volandes is making a film that he believes will change the way you die,” the article begins. Read more at [Read more...]
There are certain “set pieces,” or repetitive scripts that become a part of every Rabbi’s life. This comes under the heading of REALLY telling tales out of school. Each [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: This contribution is by Allan Brindell. I’ll never forget the day that my journey into the area of “care giving” began. Life was good! [Read more...]
by Charles Ornstein ProPublica, Feb. 28, 2013, 8:59 a.m. This story was co-published with The Washington Post. Charles Ornstein My father, sister and I sat in the near-empty [Read more...]
Editor’s Note: Nancy Rubin delivered this D’var Torah February 16 at Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah, Potomac, MD as part of Jewish Disabilities Month. [Read more...]
On their dying bed, when questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, five common themes surfaced. Read about them on the AARP.org [Read more...]
Recently my employer, Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis, invited a guest speaker talk to our staff about Social Security and the options about when to [Read more...]