Thanks to medical advances, Americans are living longer than ever before. A dark underside to this picture, however, is the rising incidence of elder abuse—an increase that is related to the growing number of elderly people in the United States.
Books and Culture
My mother, in an unusually arch moment, once proffered a solution to all the church-state debates about Christmas crèches on public squar
Memoirists rule the literary roosts these days, but sometimes with a bad conscience.
If one is looking for a book on grief and grieving based on lived experience rather than more remote psychosocial theories, then Thomas A