Who Cared For Yesterday’s Elders?

What will happen to me when I am unable to care for myself? “Caring for Yesterday’s Elders” describes the history of the way in which Americans have provided for the elders in both their families and in society in general. It highlights early programs in both Vermont and New Hampshire. The struggles for government assistance between 1890 and 1965 is very similar to the debates going on today regarding government programs.  It can be accessed by going to www.larrycoffin.blogspot.com and paging down to the first article in the In Times Past series.  Comments can be posted at the end of the column.