- Caring for elderly parents
When writer Jonathan Rauch's elderly father became incapable of taking care of himself, he found himself in a situation familiar to many other middle-aged Americans-the decline of a parent. He argues the cultural infrastructure of elder care in America is all but nonexistent.9:06 a.m.
Jonathan Rauch: Senior writer for the National Journal, contributing editor for The Atlantic and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. His article "Letting Go of My Father" appears in the recent issue of The Atlantic.
Paula Span: Author of "When the Time Comes." She also contributes to the New Old Age blog for the New York Times.
- Prescription medications for healthy people
The Food and Drug Administration's decision to approve the expanded use of the cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor is being hailed by some cardiologists, but critics say they're concerned about promoting medications for healthy people.10:06 a.m.
Steven Nissen, MD: Chairman of the department of Cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.
John Abramson, MD: Clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School and author of "Overdosed America."
- Biggest art theft in American history
This year marks the 20 year anniversary of the theft of 13 major artworks by masters such as Rembrandt and Vermeer from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. The search continues with a new billboard campaign as the FBI attempts to enlist help from the public.10:45 a.m.
Anthony Amore: Director of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.
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