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Care-Giving Concerns

Rabbi Address’s article on end-of-life conversations published on “My Jewish Learning”

Rabbi Address recently covered key points to know about having end-of-life discussions with your family in an article, “How to Talk To Loved Ones About Your End-of-Life Wishes: Do’s and don’t’s for broaching the most [Read more…]

Rabbi David Levin, left, and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, guests on the 8/30/2019 Seekers of Meaning Podcast
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SOM Pod 8/30/2019: Rabbi David Levin and Rabbi Simcha Raphael, hosts of the Philadelphia ‘Death Café’

In this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, Rabbis David Levin and Simcha Rafael discuss the Philadelphia Death Café, where participants discuss a wide range of topics related to death and dying. [Read more…]

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Bringing Advance Care Conversations to Your Congregation

Editor’s Note: This guest blog post is provided by Rosemary Lloyd, BSN, MDiv, Advisor to Faith Communities for The Conversation Project. Congregations are ideal settings for starting conversations about what matters most to people when it comes [Read more…]

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The Conversations We Should be Having

This was just posted on the interfaithfamily.com web site. This is an issue that we at Jewish Sacred Aging would like to explore as this affects an increasing  number of Boomer grandparents. We are very interested [Read more…]

Sally Kaplan, left, and Rabbi Mychal Springer, are guests on this edition of the Jewish Sacred Aging Podcast
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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…]

Organization Programs for Boomers

Rabbi Address speaking December 2 in Connecticut synagogue’s “Boomers and Beyond” conversation series

Boomers and Beyond, Sacred Aging Monthly Conversations for the Third Act of Life With Rabbi Vicki L. Axe and Friends Dates: November 4, December 2, January 6, February 3, March 2, March 30, May 4, [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…]

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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…]