Issues in Aging
- If Assisted Suicide Is Legalized, Is That Really Good for the Dying? by John Daley- Last spring, everything changed for Matt Larson. “One day I was fine. The next I was being rushed by ambulance to Denver Health following two very massive and violent seizures,” said Larson.
Blog of the Week
- Fifty Years of Shopping with My Mother by Margaret Morganroth Gullette- Not just in childhood, but deep into my middle years, my mother and I shopped together. I got most of my clothes on those expeditions, and she paid for a great many of them.
Why Robots are the Way of Our Aging Future
Experts are convinced that gerontechnology will reduce isolation and stress for older adults and their caregivers.
Kaiser Health News
Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Safety of Dementia Patients Behind
It’s the fastest-growing aspect of assisted living, but several states’ track records on dementia care are cause for serious concern.
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Actor Rob Lowe Speaks Candidly on Being a Caregiver
He took care of his sick mother, and he says both the stress and the reward are beyond measure.