Experts on Aging

By Frances Kolarek — Finally! Finally I feel vindicated. I have been whining and sniveling for years because books about aging all seem to be written by young people who rarely, if ever, see an old man or old woman. And now, vindication! A confession by gerontologist Karl Pillemer follows: “Ten years ago, I reached […]

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A Celebration of Age

By Frances Kolarek — During the last days of 2015, The New York Times devoted three full pages to a group of New Yorkers in their 80s and 90s, including pictures, brief biographies and quotes. A mind-boggling feature! I venture to suggest that just a few years ago, three full pages about aging would have […]

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