With Parshat Vayehi, the Book of Genesis reaches its grand finale. With Jacob and his extended family gathered in the land of Egypt, first, the illustrious Patriarch himself, Jacob, dies – “was gathered unto his [Read more…]
Editor’s Note: This article about pre-arrangements for funerals was prepared by Harry Platt, director at Platt Memorial Chapels, Cherry Hill, NJ. By Harry Platt Many families have decided to assist their families by pre-arranging and [Read more…]
Rabbi Address is a regular contributor to the FamilyAffaires.com website. In his latest commentary, he discusses the need for advanced planning for caregiving.
Several of my friends who are also caregivers for their elderly parents to one degree or another, kept telling me that I needed to have “the talk” with my parents. “The talk” was a discussion [Read more…]
A hat-tip to Rabbi Jennifer Gertman for pointing out this New York Times article, “Ignore Long-Term Care Planning at Your Peril,” by Ron Lieber. The costs of long-term care can be frightening, and insurance bought [Read more…]