Tagged: Larrie Wanberg

Atterdag embodies aging the Nordic way

Elderhood in the neighborhood Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Eldercare in the Danish tradition is rooted in hospitality, charm, comfort, and security in a village-type setting, and a “smørgåsbord” of choices for care, style of...

Scandinavian generational model

Elderhood in the neighborhood

The Scandinavian generational model enhances the elderly and communities Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Eight million elderly Americans today are experiencing the continuum of care from retirement homes to independent living, assisted-living, or memory care...

70 years later, the interview concludes

A tribute to Arne Brekke, scholar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and friend Larrie Wanberg Features Editor It is not often that a friendship from college days lasts a lifetime and comes full circle nearly 70 years...

Thomas Fire

On evacuating—and returning home

Sometimes travel isn’t planned or desired, but having a community eases the struggle Larrie Wanberg Features Editor The unprecedented Thomas Fire on the Central California Coast spread impending anxiety across all generations of those...

Child's Christmas

A Child’s Christmas Prize

Fiction By Larrie Wanberg At Christmas when I was four years old, my parents told me a story from Norway about a family of elves—we called them nisser—who would play tricks on people, sometimes...

Grandparents Day unites families

Modern technology makes honoring grandparents and communicating across generations a breeze this Grandparents Day Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Grandparents Day is September 10—a day of celebration that is commonly practiced opposite of the original...

Syttende Mai, from Oslo to L.A.

Memories of past holidays mix with celebrations still occurring in Norwegian enclaves Larrie Wanberg Features Editor Sixty years ago on a Fulbright Fellowship to the University of Oslo, I became immersed face-to-face in my...

From provider to survivor

One writer’s cancer experience uncovers compassionate care Larrie Wanberg Features Editor As a retired health-care provider and cancer survivor, I can share good news in cancer treatment from a unique perspective. One day, I...