American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Acclaimed novelist Sue Miller talks with Diane about the most difficult and personal book she’s ever written – a memoir of how she cared for her father as he slipped into the grasp of Alzheimer’s disease. They are joined by geriatrician Alva Baker of the Copper Ridge Institute, who provides a medical perspective to her experience.
- Alva Baker geriatrician
- Sue Miller Best-selling novelist
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