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Million Dollar Mom Film Debuts

“My Million Dollar Mom,” the movie version of Ross Schriftman’s touching memoir of his mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, is now available on the web. Ross was a guest on the Jewish Sacred Aging BlogTalkRadio [Read more…]

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Reflections on Aging

Finally: A Breakthrough On Funding For Alzheimer’s Research

There may be good news on the horizon for present and future Alzheimer’s patients and their families. The United States government has taken the first step toward the provision of more federal research money with [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease

I was totally unprepared when my father, Seymour Friedman, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2006. At first there was disbelief, because it did not seem that his memory loss went beyond what is normal [Read more…]

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Care-Giving Concerns

Again…life’s randomness!

I was in the middle of teaching a class at our seminary, the Hebrew Union College in New York, when I was interrupted by the vibrating phone. I had forgotten to turn it off. How [Read more…]