My father always told us about how he survived the Holocaust. Now that dementia has taken his memories away, it’s my turn to tell his stories.
Losing the man I worshipped as a girl
Ideas from the father of modern stem cell biology, Irving Weissman, are starting to blossom into a future where we get old slower—and live longer
The cantor-turned-Broadway-singer’s music comforted her through the illness of her final years. And now his songs comfort me by reminding me of her.
Jeff Goldblum showed up, too, as a mohel
‘First Cousin Once Removed’ shows the complexity of a man at the end of his life and the ravages—and blessings—of memory loss