Remember the “generation gap”? If I remember, we were a big part of that in the 60′s and 70′s. Time moves on, as they say, and it seems that we are part of another generation gap that may present us with some interesting opportunities and challenges. Certainly, within a Jewish values context, there is a lot to consider.
Aging in America, the 2012 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging takes place March 28–April 1 in Washington, DC. The ASA Conference, with more than 3,000 attendees, is recognized as a showcase for programs and projects that can be replicated, a forum for policy discussion and advocacy, and a prime source of information on new research findings in aging. It is the largest gathering of a diverse, multidisciplinary community of professionals from the fields of aging, healthcare and education, along with business leaders from across the United States. Get more information or register for the conference here.
Now, in Seekers of Meaning, his newest and most personal work to date, he explores how the notion of a caring community can be transformative for individuals, particularly baby boomers struggling with issues of aging and mortality.