"A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents — and Ourselves" (Knopf), by Jane Gross: Decades after screen star Bette Davis famously declared that "growing old is not for sissies," Estelle Gross expanded on the woes of the ailing aged with her lament that people live too long and die too slow Full story
A replacement has been named for the Florida nursing home ombudsman who was ousted in a clash with Gov. Rick Scott's administration. Full story
California authorities say an 81-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly beating to death his 94-year-old roommate at an Orange County nursing home. Msnbc's Alex Witt reports.