Eldercare

A special section

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Eldercare

The articles in this special section:

Taking Care

by Rachel Josefowitz Siegel

A feminist therapist cares for her ailing husband and, a decade later, evaluates how she feels silenced as an "old Jewish widow." She traces the dynamics that disempower her and issues a plea to be treated, even in infirmity, as the adult she is.

The Ways of Love & Rage

by Jane Blum

Duty and intractable sexism fuel a complex caregiving history for a Baghdadi-Indian-American-Canadian family. Here, their youngest child tells her tale. 

Helping Families Help their Elders

by Rachel Nierenberg

Why-and how- one foundation turns its attention to eldercare.