Dr. Steven Huberman, founding dean of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, will discuss “Growing Old: Taking Care of Yourself and Your Parents — Unique Jewish Perspectives” at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck. The Saturday, August 15 presentation, set for 6:20 p.m. on Shabbat, Parshat Re’eh, will include a question and answer session.
Dr. Huberman will cover topics including the need for regular timed interaction with parents, medication compliance, diet and exercise for seniors, long term care options and finances, caregiver fatigue, considering the “big question,” and advanced directives.
Dr. Huberman is a national expert on aging and recently served as president of the New York State Association of Deans of Social Work Schools. The shul is at 389 W. Englewood Ave. For information, call (201) 837-2795 or go to www.rinat.org.