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Dying Nurse Teaches Until the End

January 15, 2013 by


We were struck by a recent New York Times article about Martha Keochareon, a nurse dying from pancreatic cancer, who invited students from her alma mater to her bedside: For Ms. Keochareon, this was a chance to teach something about the profession she had found late and embraced — she became a nurse at 40, […]

New York Times Review

April 30, 2012 by


“At the End of Life” received a thoughtful write-up from New York Times reviewer Paula Span at the New Old Age blog last week. From the review: “And reality is what ‘At the End of Life,’ the first book published by the journal Creative Nonfiction, delivers. Its authors, and editor Lee Gutkind, deserve credit for […]

Bringing the Generations Closer

April 8, 2012 by


In a recent article in the New York Times, Jane E. Brody wrote about “Forging Connections for Longer Life,” she cites a book she found in her personal library, Healthy at 100 by John Robbins who devotes a major potion of his book to relationships. I haven’t read Robbins’ book. Probably, one day I will. […]