Spiritual resources on aging for individuals, professionals & communities.

If we are lucky, we will all make the journey of aging. We can grow as we face growing older. Growing Older offers provisions—spiritual resources—for this journey, whether you are making it yourself, or you are accompanying others as a family or professional caregiver, or as part of a community. Growing Older, the private practice of Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, MSW, MA, BCC, offers classes, lectures, workshops, consulting, spiritual care and spiritual guidance to foster meaning and wholeness.

Check out Rabbi Dayle’s new book, Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit and Grace Beyond Midlife, published by Jewish Lights Publishing.

View an interview  of Rabbi Dayle by Rabbi Richard Address of Jewish Sacred Aging.

Listen to Rabbi Dayle on WHYY’s Voices in the Family with Dr. Dan Gottlieb on Baby Boomers’ aging.

Watch Rabbi Dayle’s presentation on “Births Out of Brokenness: The Spiritual Journey of Later Life” at Phoebe Institute on Aging 2013 Conference.

Watch Rabbi Dayle’s talk with the late Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Upcoming presentations

Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, CA, December 12 and 13, 2014

The 11th Annual Spiritual Care Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, January, 2015

Central Conference of American Rabbis Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March, 2015

Spiritual Directors International Conference, Louisville, KY, April, 2015

Beth Evergreen Congregation, Evergreen, CO, May 1-2, 2015

Listen to Rabbi Dayle singing her Blessing for Growing Older.