Growing Older

Photo by Rabbi Roni Handler

Several generations ago, a woman got married in her early 20s, had children immediately, and by the time she was finished having children, she was well on the way to being a grandmother. And life was shorter.

A Time for Time

By Andrea Moselle
When you have the potential for endless leisure, how do you create a satisfying balance of work and leisure?    more
Blog Post

A Testament to Growing Older

By Paul Citrin
A new ceremony designed to express one's sense of meaning and understanding of life and thus ease the acceptance of aging and death   more
Complete Ceremony

A Location in Time

By Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman
The importance of holiday rituals — including Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh, and Passover — as milestones on the time continuum for elders in residences   more

Older-Adult Confirmation

By Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman
A confirmation class, held in a nursing home, for older adults who had received little or no formal Jewish education   more

Old Age

By Jacob Glatshteyn
A poem, translated from the Yiddish, about old age   more

Tags: Yiddish