Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Caregiving

UMass Medical School Communications

August 27, 2014

Carol LevineThe Lamar Soutter Library is hosting Carol Levine for a talk and book signing called Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Caregiving on Wednesday, Sept. 10, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Rare Book Room.

Levine directs the United Hospital Fund’s Families and Health Care Project, which focuses on developing partnerships between health care professionals and family caregivers, especially during transitions in health care settings. In 1993 she was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship for her work in AIDS policy and ethics. Levine was named a WebMD Health Hero in 2007 and a Civic Ventures Purpose Prize Fellow in 2009, and was co-chair of the Fund’s Transitions in Care Quality Improvement Collaborative.

In 2014 she published two books: Living in the Land of Limbo: Fiction and Poetry about Caregiving (Vanderbilt University Press) and Planning for Long-Term Care for Dummies (Wiley). Copies of Living in the Land of Limbo will be available for purchase at the event.

The event is presented by the Humanities in Medicine Committee of the Lamar Soutter Library. For additional information, visit: http://librarynews.umassmed.edu/2014/08/20/living-in-the-land-of-limbo-fiction-and-poetry-about-caregiving/.