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Jane Gross
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Jane Gross was a reporter for Sports Illustrated and Newsday before joining The New York Times in 1978. Her twenty-nine-year tenure there included national assignments as well as coverage of aging. In 2008, she launched a blog for the Times called The New Old Age, to which she still contributes. She has taught journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, and at Columbia University, and was the recipient of a John S. Knight Fellowship. She lives in Westchester County, New York.

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A Bittersweet Season
Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves
Written by Jane Gross


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 1, 2012
Price: $15.95

When Jane Gross found herself suddenly thrust into a caretaker role for her eighty-five year-old mother, she was forced to face challenges that she had never imagined. As she and her younger brother struggled to move her mother into an assisted living facility, deal with seemingly never-ending costs, and adapt to... Read more >
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A Bittersweet Season
Caring for Our Aging Parents--and Ourselves
Written by Jane Gross


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

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