Caregiving in the Age of Long DeclineJanuary 2014
Her mother’s final death, then, came both hard and as a relief.
All The Selves We Have BeenNovember 2013
Writing against the cultural aversion to aging and the aged, the feminist scholar explores our impulse to stop time.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: A Sinking ShipAugust 2013
The perils of maintaining dangerously low staffing levels in the assisted living business.
A.C. Thompson and Jonathan Jones: They’re Not Treating Mom WellJuly 2013
Negligence abounds as one assisted living facility cuts corners in pursuit of larger profits.
Jen Vafidis: Jane Jacobs Looks into the GloomDecember 2012
In her last book, one of the country’s great thinkers lost her edge. Why the decline evidenced in Dark Age Ahead is about more than just Jacobs’s age.