One of the major challenges for many of us is the new, and expanding life stage known as “care-giver”.
In these posts, we hope to highlight some useful programs and services that can assist you and your family in negotiating this challenging life stage.
February is a sad month for me. Like Carl Sandburg’s “fog”, sadness creeps up on “little cat feet”, though I recognize the feeling each year I wonder why, then [...]
Shalom. I just returned from a fascinating conference in Boston, MA sponsored by the Lown Institute. The theme of the meeting was “From Avoidable Care to Right [...]
Employed family caregivers, despite their workplace obligations, perform many of the tasks that health care professionals do—a range of medical/nursing tasks including [...]
MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care and UJA-Federation of New York are pleased to announce the launch of the Center for Jewish End of Life Care. The Center, a web-based resource [...]
On the November 12, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address speaks with Dr Lauren Van Scoy, author of Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing, about [...]
On the October 15, 2013 episode of Boomer Generation Radio, Enid Borden of the National Foundation to End Senior Hunger, speaks with Rabbi Richard Address about food [...]
In a two-part series in its Boomers section, The New York Times is offering advice from Deborah Drelich, a geriatric care social worker and founder of a resource website, NY [...]
I want to begin this essay with an acknowledgment: I believe hospice performs extraordinary work in life’s final stage. I know that hospice care varies from place to place, [...]
The September 24, 2013 edition of Boomer Generation Radio features a conversation with Nora Jean Levin, executive director of Caring From a Distance, founded in 2002 to serve [...]
Larry Bocchiere, president of the Well Spouse Association, discusses his group’s outreach to spouses who are providing daily care for their partners on the September 17 [...]