Monthly Archives: October 2014

Honoring Our Fathers and Mothers

In June 2014, Debbie Fins became president of Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester, Mass. The following is an excerpt from her Shabbat morning remarks on October 14, 2014, about what it means to respect our elders. As President of Congregation … Continue reading

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When Elders Neglect Their Own Care: What You Should Know About Risks and Warning Signs

The stories are shocking and tragic: A couple, both suffering from dementia, surviving on Pepsi and granola bars in a home so full of junk that it was difficult for them to walk safely. The husband had once been competent … Continue reading

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