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Who Will Care for Us Seniors?

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Recently, an article appeared in the national press highlighting the shortage of geriatric medical doctors, called Geriatricians, who specialize in the diseases of older people–folks typically sixty-five and over, who suffer from a variety of diseases. Thoughtful friends sent me the article, several asking for my opinion. Today, I … [Read More ...]

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Why I Became a Gerontologist

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  The Adventures of LJ & GE

The Adventures of LJ & GE

From the time I was twelve years old, along with exploring art history and all aspects of design—interior and architectural design, fashion and jewelry design– I loved science, especially biology. And, I loved doing research, digging deeply and using cross-referencing to find the answer. … [Read More ...]

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Explaining Gerontology

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explaining gerontology

Before deciding to return to school and become a Certified Gerontologist, not only could I not describe what a gerontologist did, I am not sure I could even have spelled it correctly. Sadly for all of us, I now explain what it means many times a day. I say sadly, … [Read More ...]