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Ageism in the ER

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

The ER and the world at-large seem to be in accord in categorizing us as universally retired (in fact, I am working more hours now than ever and think of myself as being in many ways at the top of my game) and frail (in fact, I'll race you up that staircase).

Death to Scatter Rugs! Why Do We Adore Our (Dangerous) Floor Décor?

Rachel Adelson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

If throw rugs symbolize carefree independence, then accepting the need to remove them means accepting that balance is getting shakier, bones are getting brittle, our feet are less sensitive to touch and we need to be a bit more cautious.