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Editor's Letter

Help Improve the Quality of Life for Society's Oldest Members

'When we help elder citizens, we restore society's heart'

"How are we going to resurrect our humanity?" This is the sobering question that Peter Yarrow — the "Peter" from Peter, Paul and Mary — asks a group of Woodstock-era grownups who are gathered in his Manhattan apartment. "We were the generation of protests and movement and revolution," he reminds us on this cold January evening. "We are working to fill a black hole of empathy."

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