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March 2016

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 03.15.2016
By Tamari Hedani and Mary Twomey Cherie Bourlard fights elder abuse and fraud every day as a deputy district attorney in Santa Clara County, Calif. But the issue hit close to home when Bourlard had to step in to help her elderly mother evade incessant robocalls from scammers. These automated... Read more
posted 03.15.2016
By Sara E. Rix Extended employment is going to be a more important component of retirement planning for a growing number of older Americans. With fewer employers offering defined benefit plans or retiree healthcare, do-it-yourself retirement has become the name of the game. To supplement Social... Read more
posted 03.14.2016
By Daniel B. Kohrman In his final State of the Union address, President Obama celebrated the improving economy— but with caveats. Seven years on from his first such appearance—now graying, AARP-eligible, soon-to-be re-careering—he boasted that the United States has “... Read more
posted 03.10.2016
By Kathy Greenlee This is a time of rapid and dramatic change in the way we approach healthcare in this country. That change brings great opportunity for community-based organizations that are the backbone of the aging and disability networks. If the aging services network adapts successfully to... Read more

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