Care-Giving Concerns

ProPublica delivers first installment of “The Emerald City” exposé on assisted living

ProPublica.org, the nonprofit journalism website, has delivered the first of a three-part series, “The Emerald City: Life and Death in Assisted Living,” an in-depth look at the shortcomings of care in assisted living facilities around [Read more…]

Charles Ornstein with his mother Harriet Ornstein on his wedding day, weeks after she was mugged in a parking lot and knocked to the pavement with a broken nose. (Randall Stewart, Photo courtesy of Charles Ornstein)
Care-Giving Concerns

How Mom’s Death Changed My Thinking About End-of-Life Care

by Charles Ornstein ProPublica, Feb. 28, 2013, 8:59 a.m. This story was co-published with The Washington Post. My father, sister and I sat in the near-empty Chinese restaurant, picking at our plates, unable to avoid [Read more…]