When I heard the news late Friday evening that 92 year old folk singing legend Pete Seeger was participating in an Occupy Wall Street rally on the West Side of Manhattan, I grabbed my camera and went to take a look. I wasn’t disappointed, and posted
I recently traveled to the Bolivian highlands and Lake Titicaca to find new faces of aging, and on the way discovered an exquisite example of ancient treasure featuring geriatrics and art. The Pariti Ceramics Museum was not listed in my guidebook. In fact, Pariti Island where the
The Occupy Wall Street demonstration, that’s what. There’s been so much press about the goings on downtown that I went to see for myself and share some photos on my blog. I took the subway to Wall Street, and once I got off the demonstrators were
The education of today’s physicians cannot be regarded as complete or adequate without substantial exposure to geriatrics. It is not just the facts of geriatric medicine, but the humanistic aspect of its practice that is important. Medicine is taught as a cut-and-dry collection of information, taking
Dr. Jeffrey M. Levine has authored numerous articles on topics related to healthcare of the elderly. These include medical history, prevention and treatment of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers, elder neglect and abuse, and physical restraints. He has also edited a book on legal and regulatory aspects of nursing homes.