Newsroom: elder orphans

Huffington Post January 4, 2016 Dr. Maria Torroella Carney, Chief, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, North Shore-LIJ Health System Read this Story


Newsday June 7, 2015 Home Alone: Now it’s `Elder Orphans’ Dr. Maria Torroella Carney, Chief, Geriatric and Palliative Medicine, North Shore-LIJ Read this Story


Great Neck, NY ?" With an aging Baby Boomer population and increasing numbers of childless and unmarried seniors, nearly one-quarter of Americans over age 65 are currently or at risk to become “elder orphans,” a vulnerable group requiring greater awareness and advocacy efforts, according to new research by a North Shore-LIJ geriatrician and palliative care physician...


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