Many Faither Healers are Unprepared to Help People Make Peace with Death
Many faith leaders are uncertain of when aggressive treatments should be traded for hospice care and confused about palliative treatments.
Social Interaction is Critical for Mental and Physical Health
New York Times Personal Health writer Jane E. Brody appreciates the value of making and maintaining social connections.
It Might Soon Be As Easy To Buy Hearing Aids As Headphones
Federal legislation is moving quickly through Congress to allow over-the-counter hearing aid purchases.
Your Neighborhood Affects How You Age - by Mimi Kirk for CityLab
A new report lays out the current research on the ways your immediate surroundings influence your health and aging process.
Starting a Faith-Based Way to Age in Place
At NextAvenue.org Rabbi Laura Geller explains how members of two synagogues help each other in ChaiVillageLA.
Boomers or Bust For Jewish Community
Per a recent conference on Boomers and Faith-Based Civic Engagement, "...what Laura Geller and Richard Siegel are trying to do with their cutting-edge ChaiVillageLA...could be a role model for synagogues across the country seeking to attract or maintain a boomer population."
ChaiVillageLA: First Jewish Group For Aging in Place
On July 17th over 200 people celebrated the opening of ChaiVillageLA, a ground-breaking collaboration of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills and Temple Isaiah. This first faith-based village will provide supportive services, companionship and health and wellness programs allowing members to "age in place."
Retirees Turn to Virtual Villages for Mutual Support
Virtual villages are popping up all over the country--providing services, referrals and friendship.
How Exercise May Help the Brain Grow Stronger
Scientists study how exercise changes the brain's structure.
Why Faith Communities Should Work to Appeal to Young and Old Alike
Faith communities are uniquely positioned to help people sort out their lives after retirement.
Rabbi Laura Geller Moves From Senior Rabbi to Study of Aging
Interview with Rabbi Laura Geller of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, one of the rabbinical founders of ChaiVillageLA.
Critical Ages and Dates for Your Retirement Planning
You need to pay attention to your age when making retirement decisions. There are deadlines for claiming various types of retirement benefits and avoiding penalties associated with them.
Aging in Place
Throughout the country, communities are being retrofitted to accommodate the tsunami of elders expected to live there as baby boomers age.
---A fascinating New York Times article by Jane E. Brody---