My father was an artillery sergeant in the bloody battle of Okinawa in WWII and I grew up listening to stories that sometimes gave me nightmares. Stashed away in my Jersey City home were his bayonet and pictures from his war album which I still have.
Last weekend I visited the Howl Festival at Tompkins Square Park in the East Village. Named after the poem by Allen Ginsberg, this was a celebration of art, music, and dance. It was a beautiful day, and a nice opportunity to contemplate how New York City
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.