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Legal & Ethical Issues
posted 03.15.2016
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 robocal Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Statewide publicity of a tragic failure resulted in a call for  LTC reform from newspaper editors, consumers and California’s legislators. Read More
posted 01.11.2016
Where do we stand on caregiver protections at work, and how can the United States become a more caring place? Read More
posted 11.09.2015
The once-bipartisan White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) has been held roughly every decade since passage of the landmark Older Americans Act in 1965.    Read More
posted 10.22.2015
The first step toward fixing a problem is to understand why it exists, and then propose solutions. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Advocacy organizations are a key source for public information about older adults. How can they best communicate well-framed stories that change the larger public discourse about aging? Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Perhaps because of its complexity and self-perpetuating nature, ageism is finally piquing the interest of science, advocacy movements, and society in general. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
In some workplaces, ageism shows no sign of abating—but there are bright spots in the data, and a new path forward. Read More
posted 10.22.2015
Unconscious biases and rules that operate in the financial marketplace contribute to systemic inaction that leads to ageism. Read More

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