Month: April 2012

Signs of Spring in Manhattan

After two dozen years of living in New York City I have experienced how city life can wear down the spirit. The intense competition, the bustle of streets and subways, and the ever-spiraling expenses take a toll on many people. But there is always the promise


The Woodstock Generation Comes of Age

The photograph of Nick and Bobbi Ercoline on the cover of the Woodstock album, taken by Burk Uzzle at the legendary festival in 1969, defined their generation. When Megan McCutcheon, Managing Editor of The Gerontologist, asked me to contribute a cover photo to a special Baby


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.