Seek­ers of Mean­ing: Baby Boomers, Judaism, and the Pur­suit of Healthy Aging

Richard Address
  • From the Publisher
April 20, 2012
Where do we turn for guid­ance as we face the chal­lenges of our aging soci­ety? Where do we seek mean­ing in our lives as we age? The answer, argues Rab­bi Richard Address, is to be found in our rela­tion­ships. Using key texts from the Torah, he shows that the foun­da­tion of a hap­py and healthy life is the mean­ing we seek in the com­mu­ni­ty of oth­ers – our fam­i­ly, friends, and con­gre­ga­tions – and in our most fun­da­men­tal rela­tion­ship with God. This the­ol­o­gy of rela­tion­ships can bring much need­ed change to the Jew­ish com­mu­ni­ties that have nur­tured us for so much of our lives, and help us make for our­selves an old­er adult­hood that is healthy and sacred.

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