Ina Jaffe appears in the following:
Friday, August 11, 2017
The hospices that discharge the most patients before their death also make the most money, a recent study shows.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Simpson will find out on Thursday whether he will be released from the Nevada prison where he has been held for nearly nine years. He's serving up to 33 years on armed robbery and other charges.
Tuesday, July 04, 2017
The number of older people involved in the arts programs at the Brooklyn Public Library is up more than 50 percent since last year. They want a chance to write new chapters in a place for all ages.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Two-thirds of nursing home residents are paid for by Medicaid. "It's gotta be [Medicaid] or [I'm] out on the street," said one resident.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Leon Watts of Los Angeles has seen his clients' needs change as they've aged. He decided he could do even more for them if he got a master's degree in gerontology.
Friday, May 26, 2017
According to the federal government, the top complaint about nursing homes is wrongful eviction. Advocates say nursing homes want residents who pay more but require less care.
Monday, April 17, 2017
The tech company pays retirement-age employees a stipend to transition to jobs with mission-driven nonprofits. And for some, the fellowship can turn into a second act.
Saturday, April 01, 2017
The Trump administration's budget proposes cuts to a number of government programs that are important to older Americans.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The sites screen out older job seekers by limiting the dates you can fill in forms, an investigation by the Illinois attorney general found. But other sites say they make a point of fairness.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Americans may see themselves working past retirement age, but to do that, they may face obstacles getting hired. New research shows that can be harder when you're older.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
The service delivers meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities and could be facing big cuts in the Trump budget. Studies show the program improves health and saves money.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
A study of the 25 films nominated for Best Picture Oscars over the past three years found less than 12 percent of the characters were people over the age of 60.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Scientific evidence showing health benefits from engaging in the arts is still weak. But Los Angeles students in their 80s say their poetry class gives them joy, solace, community and a voice.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Congress is poised to rescind an Obama administration rule making it easier for states to set up retirement plans for workers who aren't offered a plan by their employer. California and four other states have plans about to go into effect. Other states and cities have been considering them.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Some lesser known parts of the Affordable Care Act have especially benefited people 50 and older. Will repeal of the ACA bring back sky-high premiums and gaps in Medicare's prescription drug coverage?
Sunday, January 22, 2017
California political leaders have positioned the state as the center of opposition to the Trump agenda. Protesters at the Los Angeles Women's March talked about what that means to them.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Science, women's rights, human rights, LGBT rights, and minority rights are just a few of the issues that were reasons people chose to attend the women's marches across the country on Saturday.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Some older people don't have children or other family members to fall back on when they need care. Instead, they find that networks of friends can take up the slack.
Monday, November 21, 2016
The prevalence of Alzheimer's and other dementias declined by almost 3 percent from 2000 to 2012, a study finds. That could be a result of people getting more education, and better health overall.
Monday, November 21, 2016
Loneliness and social isolation can affect health for the worse. A California hospital is training volunteers to provide companionship and friendly assistance.