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.
The golden rectangle reads: “This Is Your Comfort Zone,” according to an article I skimmed about a TV show I will probably never see. The entire second season promises to [Read more...]
I was raised in a neighborhood with scads of post-war baby boomer kids. We had a proverbial circus growing up in that rarefied time. The family next door was a little older [Read more...]
Living with a chronic illness certainly poses many challenges that require inner strength, creativity, adaptation, resiliency, and focus to live as fully as possible under [Read more...]
This is a short thought piece on a woman coping with life following the death of her husband. The protagonist, Netty, tells us about her dreams and the challenges of coping [Read more...]
The public radio program RadioLab, heard locally on WHYY-FM in the Philadelphia market, offers a series of podcast “articles.” One recent article, “The [Read more...]
Updated 1/31/2013: The conference is now over. Rabbi Address will report on the key highlights in upcoming blog comments. Rabbi Address, who is co-chair of the C-TAC [Read more...]
A silly moment, puzzling at the time. “I never put peas in stew.” I scratched my head. I’d been eating my mother’s stew all my life, and knew the recipe…beef, [Read more...]
Rabbi Address is co-chairing the C-TAC InterFaith Workgroup on Spirituality and Healthcare. See more information on the C-TAC website, and tell us what you think we should be [Read more...]
Just before I left for an extended cruise of the Bahamas (which, for refreshment of soul and spirit, I highly recommend), it fell to me to officiate at the funeral of a young [Read more...]
I have long maintained that we have, in this country and in this day and age, created a new life stage; that of care-giver. Yes, people have been caring for people as long as [Read more...]