In a Nutshell

Geriatrician, Louise Aronson, believes that human lives are valuable because the person is a human being, independent of utilitarian economic value and continuum of life. Louise brings a unique perspective on the various stages of elderhood and the healthcare transformation necessary for more equitable services and practices.

About Louise

Geriatrician Louise Aronson is dedicated to uncovering revolutionary conclusions that will challenge our assumptions about aging and elderhood. Her New York Times bestseller Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life has been praised as a “monumental book about growing old in America”. Louise has received the Gold Professorship in Humanism in Medicine, the California Homecare Physician of the Year award, and the American Geriatrics Society Clinician-Teacher of the Year award. TODAY, CBS This Morning, NPR’s Fresh Air, Politico, LitHub, Kaiser Health News, and Tech Nation have all featured Louise’s influential work. Louise is the recipient of four Pushcart nominations, the Sonora Review Prize, and a MacDowell fellowship.

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