September 2017

posted 09.27.2017
By William F. Benson and Nancy Aldrich Rural older adults are dying from the opioid epidemic at a higher rate than older adults in the nation as a whole, yet fewer than one in 10 opioid treatment centers are located in rural America, and many rural first responders are not trained to administer…
posted 09.07.2017
By Steve Toll I have been a musician for as long as I can remember. At age 9, I started playing the violin; at 13, I taught myself to play guitar and sing popular songs. I studied with members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and, in 1970, attended Philadelphia’s Curtis Institute of Music. In the…
posted 09.07.2017
By Michelle Seitzer We know dementia impacts all levels of an aging society—the challenges it presents are universal—and therefore should be addressed as a public policy priority by all levels of government, all around the world. Many governments are taking action, but individuals are equally…