Selected Works

Article - Politico, January 2017
A Pennsylvania Green House model is hopeful look at the nursing home of the future
Changing Aging Blog, January 2016
How a Houston agency transformed its ageist approach
Next Avenue Blog, July 7, 2015
Blog for PBS Next Avenue, August 14, 2014
Biography (young readers)
"Breaking down obstacles for women, this born adventurer spends her life exploring and studying marine habitats."
--School Library Journal, April 2002

Works
(partial listing)

Rebooting the Nursing Home
Politico, January 2017

The New Story of Aging
Changing Aging, January 2016

A New Twist on Planned Senior Communities
Blog for Next Avenue, July 7, 2015



Why is One of the Most In-Demand Jobs So Low Paid?
Elder care is one of the fastest growing careers in the country. This posting on Ms. Magazine's blog reports on efforts by direct care workers to improve their wages and working conditions and to gain more respect.

The Hospitalist Is In
Going to the hospital? The doctor in charge of your care may not be whom you expect. Meet your "hospitalist."
Washington Post, September 11, 2007, p. HE01

Old Age in a New Age -- The Promise of Transformative Nursing Homes
Tells the story of a movement to fundamentally change the culture of old institutional nursing homes into genuine homes where residents and staff are valued. See link on my home page to learn more.

Vanderbilt University Press 2007

Sylvia Earle--Guardian of the Sea
"Readable, nonformulaic biography...excellent photos"
--Booklist

Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, 2001

Selected by Bank Street College Best Children’s Books of the Year, 2002

Lerner Books, 2001
Reissued as Sylvia Earle -- Just the Facts Biographies, 2006

“Studies Suggest There's an Art to Getting Older”
A growing body of research suggests that creativity supports physical, mental and emotional well-being as we age.

Washington Post, March 11, 2008, p. HE01.