Ina Jaffe appears in the following:
Thursday, August 07, 2014
In the case of an elderly patient with multiple medical problems, having a team of health workers deliver care to the home can be cheaper than expensive stays in nursing homes and emergency rooms.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Unlike many recent death penalty rulings, the decision wasn't focused on the method of execution, but on the fact that executions in California are so rarely carried out. The last was in 2006.
Monday, July 14, 2014
A study from Georgetown and Phillips Inc. finds that the vast majority of Americans want to age in their homes. But that they have taken no steps to make their homes suitable for aging in place.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
There's a growing market in technology to address health problems in older people. But young techies don't always know what their clients really need and want. Enter the focus group of Dad.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
There's a scarcity of terms for describing older adults and the aging process. At least there aren't that many that most older people don't find offensive.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
There's good news and bad news about aging boomers, a Census Bureau report finds. They're drinking less and voting more, but they're also heavier, which could mean less independence later.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
AARP ranked each state and Washington, D.C., according to the cost and quality of long-term care and support services. An online scorecard helps consumers compare services in each region.
Monday, June 09, 2014
Most people don't want to die in the hospital hooked up to machines, but it can be hard to make those wishes known. A doctor's order with more force than an advance directive can help, a study finds.
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Nearly half of people surveyed who say they're retired are working or have worked in the recent past. And nearly three quarters of baby boomers say they plan to stay on the job past retirement age.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
A young engineer working on an Army project to help stabilize weapons realized the technology could also help some Parkinson's patients with essential tasks.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The Palm Springs Follies is an old-fashioned musical revue with a difference: the performers are old enough to have been in shows like this in their heyday. After 23 seasons, the show closes in May.
Friday, April 25, 2014
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
In 2012, nearly a quarter of all new businesses were started by people between the ages of 55 and 64. What makes older adults choose starting businesses over retirement?
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Retirement may not be so good for your mental and physical health, a lot of research suggests — or at least not good for everybody.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Barely half of Americans say they're confident they'll be able to retire comfortably. Now, many are staying in the workforce longer — and some companies are using that trend to their advantage.
Monday, March 10, 2014
A study finds that people over 50 have difficulty getting rid of unneeded possessions. Some of this is for emotional reasons and some of it for physical ones.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Most of that harm could have been prevented, according to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services. The injuries also cost taxpayers nearly $3 billion a year in extra hospitalizations.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Nearly 40 percent of Americans over 50 are single, and many are looking for love online. As one site user says, "I don't want to live the last 10 years of my life alone."
Monday, February 24, 2014
Baby boomers are setting new records for divorce. Americans over 50 are twice as likely to get divorced as people of that age were 20 years ago.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Gilroy Hain's only source of income is the $1,500 a month he receives from Social Security. The 64-year-old spends $500 a month for a rented bedroom in Los Angeles, and the rest goes for food and little indulgences. For the former aerospace industry worker who was homeless for a time, it's not an easy life.