This week, Hesh Zinman, Commissioner, Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on LGBTQ+ Affairs, co-chair of the Aging Workgroup and founder and former chair of the LGBT Elder Initiative, discusses issues of interest to the aging LGBTQ+ community. [Read more…]
Community members gathered on Saturday, June 18 at the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for a Pride Havdalah program to learn about and commemorate the persecution of LGBTQ+ individuals in the Holocaust. [Read more…]
Three video excerpts from the “Jewish Sacred Aging Think Tank” event held March 26, 2017 at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia are now available for viewing. The three are the opening D’var Torah by Rabbi [Read more…]
On the Feb. 24 Jewish Sacred Aging podcast, Rabbi Robyn Frisch, director of the Philadelphia chapter of InterfaithFamily.com, discusses how she works with interfaith families to help them maintain connections to Judaism. Rabbi Robyn Frisch, [Read more…]
On this final episode of Boomer Generation Radio, the guests are Rabbi Tsurah August and Yosef August discussing chaplaincy and compassionate care. Rabbi Tsurah August is a chaplain for Jewish Family & Children’s Service of [Read more…]
The Philadelphia Inquirer had an article on palliative care in its October 25 edition. You can read the article, “Heeding patients’ spiritual needs benefits all,” at this link.
On the March 31, 2015 Boomer Generation Radio program, Rabbi Address discusses how spirituality can affect the practice of medicine, with Dr. Don Friedman, associate clinical professor of medicine at Jefferson Medical College, and a [Read more…]
Coming of Age is a Philadelphia-based national initiative that was created in 2002 to help people age 50+ explore their futures, promote 50+ connection and contribution, and build stronger non-profits and communities. We currently have initiatives in Philadelphia, Delaware,San Francisco [Read more…]