My Work

My primary beats include aging, chronic disease, women’s health, and health policy. I also write and blog about politics, e-health, and lifestyle issues.

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Healthy aging is possible at any age, and it's about a lot more than just physical well-being. This article appeared in the June 2014 issue. (no byline per CR policy)

Older Women Count: Special UN Panel Focuses on Violence Against Older Women. On March 17, 2015, The UN Commission on the Status of Women took a look at the global challenges of gender violence in an aging society. This article first appeared on the HealthCetera blog, and was shared extensively through social media.

I developed this eight-part series to help family caregivers navigate the often-confusing U.S. health system for, an international site focused on caregiver support, resources and building community
This Connecticut Health I-Team article on the push for breast density inform laws appeared in several media outlets, including The Hartford Courant, New Haven Register, and The Los Angeles Times.

more from The Atlantic

The future of nursing looks bright – as I describe in this multi-part series.

more from AARP

High-speed broadband is crucial to helping older adults age in place. Read the policy paper co-authored with a Senior AARP analyst.

more from HealthCetera

Many underserved families need more than just access to health care. A unique program on Long Island writes prescriptions for help.
.The long term care needs of our older population are a growing concern for policymakers
.An Area Agency on Aging in Florida is helping to bridge the digital divide among older adults. See how.
I'm a co-producer and reporter for HealthStyles, on WBAI-FM NYC/Pacifica Radio. Listen to some of my reports on health issues that affect us all.

more from HCTR

Technology is helping home health care providers improve outcomes while controlling costs. I contribute regularly to this industry-focused publication.

in print and online

Cancer is not only a devastating disease but can quickly become a financial burden with all those expenses not covered by insurance.

more from digital journal

When are you "too old" to drive? Who decides? Here's my take – one of many articles for this online news hub.

Women who spend regular time with their girlfriends are in better health than those who don't. Who knew?

.New health practice strategies, like patient-centered medical homes, coupled with advances in technology, are improving patient outcomes.
.There's no firm consensus on just how diabetes and sleep apnea affect each other. We do know that having both exacerbates each.