Getting Old(er)

  • Ellen Goodman: It’s Time to Talk about Death March 27, 2017 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.
  • What Is Old Age For? March 27, 2017 by William Thomas MD - Old age is humanity's greatest invention, and on an even deeper level, it invented us. Old age transformed the way our most distant ancestors gave birth, reared their young, lived together, and fed themselves. Later it propelled the development of culture, language, and society.