Issues in Aging
- Ellen Goodman: It’s Time to Talk about Death by Mary Jacobs - The first glimmer of Ellen Goodman’s vision for the Conversation Project started with a suitcase. When she was 25, Goodman went home to visit her family. Her father had been diagnosed with terminal cancer and would pass away three months later. Her mother had just given him a gift: a brand new suitcase.
Blog of the Week
- Track Your Zzzzs by Pepper Evans - I have joined the 17 percent of American adults over 50 who wear a smartwatch or fitness tracker to monitor their health. This purchase brought an eye roll and a snicker from my young-adult daughters, who know how much I…
What Seniors Can Expect as Their New Normal in a Post-Vaccine World
Experts in aging, medicine and industry agree that many aspects of life—from travel to healthcare to gathering with family and friends—have changed permanently.
Kaiser Health News
Pandemic Hampers Reopening of Joint Replacement Gold Mine
The procedures are huge money makers for hospitals, and losing this revenue has hit hard.
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When COVID Hit, May Elderly Were Left to Die
All over the world, governments failed to protect residents in nursing homes. The result is catastrophic.