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Aging Today

Monthly Archive (Aging Today)

posted 05.25.2016
The greatest challenge to elders is not ageism, it is dysfunction in our political, ecological and economic systems.  Read More
posted 05.25.2016
While there are many candidates for America’s list of core historical values, scientific progress would be near the top of all lists.  Read More
posted 05.24.2016
We don’t have every answer for everything we might find, but if we don’t try, we won’t ever get to the answers that could save lives.  Read More
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 03.15.2016
With fewer employers offering defined benefit plans or retiree healthcare, do-it-yourself retirement has become the name of the game. Read More
posted 03.14.2016
In his final State of the Union address, President Obama celebrated the improving economy—but with caveats. Read More
posted 03.10.2016
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. Read More
posted 02.19.2016
In 2015, Anne Tumlinson launched the blog Daughterhood because she saw a huge need to connect family caregivers to information that would help them help their parents. Read More
posted 02.03.2016
The voices of individual elders are at the heart of these advocates’ daily work, and their records of accomplishment demonstrate clearly how older Americans, working with advocates, can successfully shape the policymaking process for the common good.  Read More
posted 02.01.2016
The current model of healthcare and aging services was built for a very different time and place. Read More

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