Sally Kaplan, left, and Rabbi Mychal Springer, are guests on this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast
Seekers of Meaning-JSA Podcast

JSA Podcast 25: Mychal Springer and Sally Kaplan on Advance Planning for End of Life

On this episode of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast, the guests are Rabbi Mychal B. Springer nad Sally Kaplan, who are leading What Matters: Caring Conversations About End of Life, an initiative to bring advance [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

JSA TV 10/21/2015: Part two of a conversation with Dr. Don Friedman about end of life conversations and medical care givers

In this episode of “Conversations,” Jewish Sacred Aging’s TV program, Rabbi Address concludes his conversation with Dr. Don Friedman, a retired rheumatologist and faculty member at the Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson [Read more…]

Video

JSA TV 10/1/2015: A conversation with Dr. Don Friedman about training medical students to work with older patients

In this episode of “Conversations,” Jewish Sacred Aging’s TV program, Rabbi Address welcomes Dr. Don Friedman, a retired rheumatologist and faculty member at the Sidney Kimmel School of Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

Guest Post: A Cantor’s Thoughts on End of Life Conversations

When I was hired to be the Cantor and sole clergy at Congregation Beth Shalom in Arlington, Texas, I officiated at more funerals during my first year than I had even been to in my [Read more…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

A Time to Talk: A Jewish Community Conversation about Advance Care Planning, November 5, 2015, Fort Worth, TX

Advance Planning continues to be a major issue and the need for Jewish programming is growing. Here is an outline of a conference planned by Cantor Sherri Allen of Congregation Beth Shalom in Arlington, TX. [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 4/28/2015: Advance Planning for Funerals and Sociology of Caregiving

Rabbi Address’s guests on the April 28, 2015 BGR program are Harry Platt, vice president and manager of Platt Memorial Chapels, Cherry Hill, NJ, who discusses advance funeral planning and the training funeral directors receive; [Read more…]

Resource Links

Key tips on advance planning from AfterSteps

By Alejandra Oliva End-of-life planning has the aspects we all know about – have you written a will? Does your family know what to do in case of a medical or financial emergency if you [Read more…]