Keep Your Voice, Even at the End of Life

Read this great article by Jane Brody on end of life care.  She confirms that when a person’s needs are not known, medical and social services do little to enhance life for the older adult and much to decrease quality of life for family survivors.  (Read the full NY Times essay)

Elder Care in China

China’s approach to dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in an exploding elderly population…  While many countries are struggling to cope with rapidly aging poopulations, in China there are forecasts that within three decades there could be nearly 400 mililion people over the age of 60, and, … (continue reading)

The Secret Caregivers…

“Men care for their loved ones more often than we know.  Why do they hide it?  Inside their silent burdens – and bittersweet rewards” (continue reading this essay by Gail Sheehy)

Preparing More Care of Elderly…

“In every area of aging – education, clinical care, research – people just don’t realize how dire the situation is,” said Dr. David B. Reuben, chief of the geriatrics division of the David Geffen School of Medicine… (continue reading)

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