Jackie Mason at Gulfstream Park, Hallandale, FL, October 1, 2006 by Carl Lender. From Wikipedia under Creative Commons 3.0 License
Baby Boomer Bubbe

Jackie Mason Reminds Us of Our Yiddish Roots…

Did you grow up in a household where “they” spoke Yiddish so you wouldn’t/couldn’t know what they were gossiping about? As you approached the room, did you hear, “Sha! The kinder!” Not sure many of [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Oy Vey! Do We Need a Chuckle—and Real Facts!!

I’m coming clean and ready to confess: I am a news junkie. From the time I awaken till I leave for work, get into and out of my car, return home, while eating dinner and [Read more…]

Baby Boomer Bubbe

Yes! Jews are Funny!

“He carved the turkey mit out me! He carved the turkey mit out me! Vhat kind of brother does that! Vhat kind of brother carves a turkey without the eldest brother at the table?” A [Read more…]

Gail Zugerman, Growing Old with Gusto Blog
Reflections on Aging

Guest Post: How to Grow Old With Gusto

Editor’s Note: Gail Zugerman, author of this contribution to JSA, is founder of GRF Marketing, Ltd., based in Chicago since 1983, has provided marketing strategy consulting through the use of qualitative research for clients throughout [Read more…]

Reflections on Aging

A Good Sense of Humor: Priceless

I have always felt that laughter – not to be trite – IS the best medicine. Knowing plenty of people who have no senses of humor – as is my lot – I find to [Read more…]

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Health and Wellness Programs

Humor, Laughter, Illness, and Health

At first thought, one might wonder what humor and laughter have to do with illness; it doesn’t seem like a very likely mix.  But on closer examination, humor and laughter have a large role to [Read more…]