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Worth Quoting (Interviews): Elaine Marcus Starkman

Worth Quoting was made possible by Florida Community College at Jacksonville. The series was recorded from 1985 to 2005, and features a powerful collection of interviews.
Interviewee Elaine Marcus Starkman
Interviewer Mary Sue Koeppel
Subject Aging process and acceptance

Copyright 1994  Florida Community College at Jacksonville

 

Summary:

Elaine Marcus Starkman - poet, playwright, and author of  Learning to Sit in the Silence: A Journal of Caretaking - shares selections of her book and discusses spending ten years of her life as caretaker of her mother-in-law.  Through her writings, Elaine reflects on this time period in her life and how she coped with the essential truths of the aging process.

 

Keywords:

Aging process, elderly, middle age, caretaking, sandwich generation, poetry

Elaine Marcus Starkman

Starkman, E. M. (1994). Interviewed by Mary Sue Koeppel [Video Recording]. Worth Quoting. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 27 minutes