America’s population of caregivers now has soared to 53 million men and women! We can help. Benjamin Pratt’s ‘Guide for Caregivers’ is a helpful handbook for coping with the stresses and strains of this overwhelming challenge. Our column shares the latest data on American caregivers—and previews how Ben Pratt’s book addresses the challenges caregivers face each day.
Dr. Anni Reinking is a vital part of the national conversation on race and racism, right now, mainly because she is a top expert—both as a noted scholar and as the White mother of a Black son. She can speak as an expert and as an educational consultant—and she can tell true stories that illustrate these issues drawn from her own experience. One way Dr. Reinking connects with journalists is via an online resource called HARO.
Here’s an idea in the midst of COVID-19 isolation: Cook up something fresh and delicious with family and friends, wherever they live around the world. Author and world traveler Lynne Golodner invites readers to tour American history, our nation’s varied cultures and the world’s great religious traditions with stories and recipes of delicious, diverse breads.
Susan Stitt recommends seven books—from patriotic wisdom to simply good fun—that fathers will enjoy receiving on Father’s Day this year. This is the first Father’s Day in many families without in-person visits and hugs. A good book is a gift that keeps giving for a long time as these stories are enjoyed, day by day.
Standup comic and author Bob Alper writes about how social distancing may have slowed his schedule as a standup comic—but has led to the creation of two new online options for fans who like to book his appearances each year. Many authors are experimenting with online options for outreach and marketing. Here’s how Bob is doing it, complete with a free option for a daily laugh.