July 2019

posted 07.19.2019
By Eboni Green In the book Trees: Reflections and Poems, Herman Hesse (1984) shares a poignant poem about the sacred life of trees. Hesse says that, “when a tree is cut down and reveals its naked death-wound to the sun, one can read its whole history in the luminous, inscribed disk of its trunk:…
posted 07.15.2019
By Jeff Scribner Each day over 10,000 baby-boomers turn 65. Of those who reach this milestone, 1 in 5 will be the victim of elder abuse. In almost 60% of elder abuse and neglect incidents, the perpetrator is a family member. Two thirds of those are adult children or spouses.  The three major types…