Family Responsibilities to the Aged

By Michael Chernick

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, September 15, 1995

Jewish law requires that one honor one's parents as they age. The best way to do this is to help them preserve as much of their autonomy and control as possible but to assist them when they need it.

Topic: Halakha, Jewish Law, Tradition, Institutional Care, Elder Care, Jewish Text, Family, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.26/no.497

Page Number(s): 3-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Chernick, Michael. Family Responsibilities to the Aged. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 15 September 1995: 3-5.


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