December 12, 2013

Burying certain myths about the ‘dying process’

Our guest columnist today is Tani Bahti, RN, Founder and Executive Director of Passages: Education and Consultation on End of Life Care. www.passageseducation.org.  She calls her […]
December 5, 2013

‘Old people’ treatment differs in many cultures

People fear wrinkles because of what they seem to say about us. They are the sum of all the days we have lived and will never […]
November 28, 2013

Facing the public-financed and private housing choices

Good humor is very inexpensive. If you don’t learn to laugh at troubles, you won’t have anything to laugh at when you’re old.  — Edgar Watson […]
November 21, 2013

Do we really know what it means to be old?

What I’m about to tell you is true.  When you were younger, you dressed yourself.  You went wherever you wanted to go.  But when you are […]