A hat-tip to Rabbi Jennifer Gertman for pointing out this New York Times article, “Ignore Long-Term Care Planning at Your Peril,” by Ron Lieber. The costs of long-term care can be frightening, and insurance bought early on can be a good option to protect your family’s savings.
In this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, the guest is Rabbi Sanford “Sandy” Akselrad, rabbi of Congregation Ner Tamid, in Henderson, NV. Rabbi Akselrad is piloting a new outreach program for seniors within [Read more…]
Richard Pérez-Peña’s article in the New York Times, “I May Be 50, but Don’t Call Me a Boomer,” is an entertaining look at why demographic labels may not always be welcomed.
January 2014 and the Affordable Care Act is in place. This is not a thought piece on the act or on the Jewish position on equal access to health care (it is in favor). Rather, [Read more…]