There are an increasing number of congregation and communal programs being developed to respond to the revolution in longevity.
Likewise, there are increasing numbers of resources from an ever growing body of organizations and agencies.
In these posts, we will showcase relevant and useful programs or resources that speak to your own growth as well as being supportive of issues with which you may dealing.
Hand In Hand Partners in Caring is a program of the Jewish Home and Care Center in Milwaukee that trains volunteers to assist residents in the final stages of life. The [...]
Editor’s Note: This is a guest review by JSA reader Jim Geiger. With Oscar season upon us, films are topics of conversation for all of us and NEBRASKA deserves its [...]
Richard Pérez-Peña’s article in the New York Times, “I May Be 50, but Don’t Call Me a Boomer,” is an entertaining look at why demographic labels may not [...]
The NutritionCME website, a site aimed mainly at healthcare professionals, is offering a series of online webinars about nutrition and its role in brain health. You can watch [...]
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 5, 2013 installment of Boomer Generation Radio, Rabbi Address welcomes Jeanne C. Hoff, an expert in end-of-life planning. Podcast: Play in new window | [...]
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 [...]
Today, more seniors are living longer and more active lives. Modern medicine provides several ways to maintain health, quality of life and independence, including new [...]
Editor’s Note: Emily Howard, MD, PhD, was most recently a Staff Pathologist at Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC. She is currently working on a [...]