Excerpts and Essays adapted from The Measure of Our Age


What Makes Aging Harder Than It Should Be?, Wisconsin Public Radio, "Central Time," by Beatrice Lawrence, with host Kealey Bultena, August 3, 2023
How to Prepare for the Care Economy, Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio, July 26, 2023
“The Measure Of Our Age” Seeks To Help The Elderly And Their Caregivers Navigate The Complex Process Of Aging, Larry Mantel, AirTalk, LAist, Los Angeles NPR (KPCC) , with Laura Mosqueda, MD, July 20, 2023

Articles about or citing The Measure of Our Age

How to pay for long-term old age care, Moira O'Neill, Financial Times, September 22, 2023

Why is Getting Old So Hard and Expensive in America? New Book Challenges How We Think, Lynn Parramore, Institute for New Economic Thinking,  July 18, 2023

How to Fix America’s Elder Justice Problem, Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue, July 18, 2023
New Study: This Is the No. 1 Place to Retire in the U.S.,  Jamie Strathis, Reader's Digest, July 11, 2023

14 of Summer's Top Nonfiction Books: Discover fascinating memoirs, histories, and true crime reads coming this season, Christina Ianzito, AARP, June 9, 2023


C-SPAN Book TV, The Measure of Our Age. Book launch at Politics and Prose (DC) in conversation with Chris Jennings. Last aired September 24, 2023
A Multiplicity of Generational Crises, PBS, The Open Mind, with Alexander Heffner, July 31, 2023  


The Measure of Our Age - The Importance of Caring and Advocacy, Pursuing Quality Long-Term Care Podcast, November 9, 2023

The Measure of Our Age – MT Connolly, Retirement Wisdom, October 15, 2023

As we age, we’ll all need a lot more help, KERA, Think with host, Krys Boyd, August 17, 2023

Looking on the Bright Side -- Aging is a Gift, Not Born Yesterday Podcast, NEXT Village SF, August 4, 2023
Is America Getting an F in Aging?, Diane Rehm, WAMU 88.5, July 27, 2023

Book Clubs

Next Big Idea Club, August 18, 2023

Select Past Media

Aging, Inc.: How Nursing Homes Hide Profits While Residents Suffer, Joshua Hersch and Tomas Navia, Emmy Winning Vice News Documentary, December 16, 2021
Age of Fraud: Are Seniors More Vulnerable to Financial Scams? NPR Marketplace with David Brancaccio, May 16, 2019