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    What matters most

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    By MARCIA EPSTEIN

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 50 percent of Americans older than 60 have no living will or advance directive spelling out end-of-life preferences. This is foolish, as many of the treatments that are implemented at the end of life are ineffective...

  • Allez Elan!

    Allez Elan!

    graying new york

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    A friend’s husband died last week and I went, in the pouring rain, to the memorial. So did about 300 other...

    • Dec 12, 2016 05:38 pm
  • Dim the lights!

    Dim the lights!

    BY BETTE DEWING

    “Making a list and checking it twice,” but what jumps to the top of this column’s list is when I read about the...

    • Dec 7, 2016 04:02 pm
  • Ode to the Upper West Side

    Ode to the Upper West Side

    GRAYING NEW YORK

    BY MARCIA EPSTEIN

    Over the past several weeks, John and I have taken rides into the countryside to enjoy the foliage and visit various...

    • Dec 1, 2016 10:41 am