In her book, The Age of Miracles: Embracing the New Midlife, Marianne Williams suggests that midlife is a time of transition “for one part of ourselves to die and for something new to be born.”  This seems to be particularly true for Americans over the age of sixty-five and is aRead More →

What causes depression is often unclear. It can be caused by a variety of biological, environmental, or psychological reasons. Some individuals may have a genetic proclivity for depression; they may experience debilitating illnesses; or they may find their body doesn’t work as well as it once did. Sometimes family members, spouses,Read More →