Judith Graham

Do We Simply Not Care About Old People?

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Recently, thousands of older Americans have been dying weekly of covid. But most Americans aren鈥檛 wearing masks in public, a move that could prevent infections. Many at-risk seniors aren鈥檛 getting antiviral therapies, and older adults in nursing homes aren鈥檛 getting vaccines. Why?

Preparing to Hang Up the Car Keys as We Age

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As cognitive skills erode with age, driving skills weaken, but an aging driver may not recognize that. Advance directives on driving are one way to handle this challenge.