Issues in Aging
- At Death’s Door, Shedding Light on How to Live by Judith Graham - Nothing so alters a person as learning you have a terminal illness. Ronni Bennett, who writes a popular blog about aging, discovered that recently when she heard that cancer had metastasized to her lungs and her peritoneum (a membrane that lines the cavity of the abdomen).
Blog of the Week
- We’re All Old People in Training, Whether We Know It Yet or Not, Part 1 by Ashton Applewhite - What’s the best answer to “How old are you?” Tell your questioner the truth—and then ask why it matters.
Vaccine Disarray Leaves Seniors Confused about When They can Get a Shot
Innoculations against COVID-19 are available but many of us aren’t sure when and how to get one.
Kaiser Health News
Seniors Face Crushing Drug Costs as Congress Stalls on Capping Medicare Out-of-Pockets
Disagreement between government, insurers and pharmaceutical companies means some medicine remains prohibitively expensive.
SCF Editors Recommend
11 Minutes of Exercise a Day May Help Counter the Effects of Sitting
It seems even short bouts of moderate activity can make a huge difference in our longevity.
Those We’ve Lost
This ongoing New York Times series shares stories about the people who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.