The Way We Die Now

Medical science can keep us alive longer than ever. But as longevity rises, we must ask deeper questions about what kind of life is worth living.

By Diane E. Meier

A Third Age Bill

With respect to aging, the accomplishments of past presidents focused on the needs and particular vulnerabilities of older citizens. Under Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Social Security system was initiated to assure that ones later years are not spent in dire...

By Gara LaMarche