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The Horror of Nursing Homes

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On August 2, 2021
If the pandemic does one thing, I hope it is create a real national conversation on the the problems with how we take care of the elderly. Unloved, unwanted, old and in the way is too often the way we treat our elderly family members. And then of course there’s older people without family members. […]

Aging in Place Bleg

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On December 4, 2016

Question for everyone: My parents are entering a situation where fairly significant remodeling of the house is in order for them to be able to stay there as they age. My parents aren’t all that

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The always valuable David Bacon asks what is going to happen to the tens of thousands of undocumented indigenous Mexicans working in American fields as they age to the point where they can’t work. Meanwhile, Anastasia continues working, wondering how long she can last. “My hands will always ache,” she laments. “They hurt to a […]
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