Invisible Made Visible: Best and Worst Countries for Aging

Invisible Made Visible: Best and Worst Countries for Aging

A friend in California recently told me that she and her husband are moving to Mexico. My friend is in her sixties, her husband a bit older. While they have the means to grow old in comfort, they’re choosing to do so in a country ranked number thirty-three on the...

The Wondrous Life of Oliver Sacks

The Wondrous Life of Oliver Sacks

The renowned neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks died of cancer yesterday at his home in New York City.   The 82-year-old author of "Awakenings" and "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" was in the late stages of cancer, a condition he revealed in February of this...