Sunday, March 14, 2010


in a moving piece in the april atlantic, jonathan rauch recounts the challenges he faced caring for his aging father and argues that since elder care plays such an essential part in most of our lives that "we should all be given time off work at age 40 to take a course on elder care."

i think rauch has pointed out a great unmet need in our society that our faith communities are well positioned to address. maybe a megachurch can start an "enjoying geriatrics" program or something.

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