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Organization Programs for Boomers

National Study of Jewish Grandparents is Launched

We invite you to participate in a groundbreaking study that will explore the interests and family demographics of Jewish grandparents, ages 55-80.  Your responses to an online survey will join those of grandparents throughout North [Read more…]

Sandy picks up her granddaughters, Kami and Ari, from Camp Newman, the Reform camp in Santa Rosa, CA.
Baby Boomer Bubbe

What Do We Tell Our Grandchildren?

As Baby Boomers I can imagine you had some of the experiences I had back in the 50s when walking into a room of our parents and grandparents, and other elders, and hearing smatterings of [Read more…]

"Conversation," by Chip Griffin, via Used under Creative Commons license.

The Conversations We Should be Having

This was just posted on the 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…]

At a parking lot in Israel, the number of available spaces has been replaced by a Passover greeting (Joe Goldberg photo via under Creative Commons license)
Baby Boomer Bubbe

Pass Over

  I can hear the Russian accents shrayening Yiddish barbs at one another, “You draykop!” “You’re such a shmendrick!” “Of course the goyim don’t understand!” This is the normal conversation and banter from Bubbe and [Read more…]

Talmud Torah

Ten Things for Grandparents of Grandchildren Being Raised in Interfaith Families to do During Holiday Time

Here’s a great checklist you can download, courtesy of Big Tent Judaism. It’s a PDF file. Ten Things for Grandparents of Grandchildren Being Raised in Interfaith Families to do During Holiday Time (PDF Download)  

Baby Boomer Bubbe

The Role of a Grandparent…. To Spoil or Not?

Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to announce that Sandy Taradash’s contributions to this site have a new, regular location under “Baby Boomer Bubbe.” Sandy will continue to contribute her observations about grandparenthood under this topic heading, [Read more…]

Radio Show

BGR 10/21/2014: Grandparents for Social Action and Balance and Fitness for Women

On the October 21 Boomer Generation Radio show, Rabbi Address chats first with Chicago-based Sharon Morton, developer and creator of Grandparents for Social Action, a movement of grandparents and active seniors learning and sharing their [Read more…]