Ina Jaffe appears in the following:
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Researchers looked at healthcare-related actions taken by those 70 years and older during the first month of social distancing.
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Health care facilities are asking states to exempt them from legal liability as the coronavirus continues to take a heavy toll. Some advocates say this gives poorly run businesses cover.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Health care providers and nursing home operators say immunity is necessary because the coronavirus' constant change makes it difficult to address.
Monday, April 20, 2020
New York and New Jersey want nursing homes to accept recovering hospital patients, regardless of their COVID-19 status, to free up space in hospitals. What's to keep the virus from spreading?
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Supermarkets have introduced senior shopping hours — older adults, pregnant women and people with disabilities can use those times to get food and supplies before the crowds arrive.
Friday, March 06, 2020
Many of the deaths from coronavirus have been at a nursing home in Kirkland, Wash. Nursing homes face numerous problems controlling infection.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Under a system like "Medicare for All," there are questions about job loss and older insurance workers. Studies show that job retraining is less effective for older workers.
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Decades after Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps during World War II, California's state legislature will officially apologize. Few, however, are still alive to appreciate the apology.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
People across the country and a political analyst react to President Trump's acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial.
Monday, January 06, 2020
In one incident, Weinstein allegedly went to a hotel and raped a woman after pushing his way into her room. The second alleged assault took place the next evening at a hotel in Beverly Hills.
Monday, December 02, 2019
Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., is set to plead guilty to misusing campaign donations. He is expected in federal court on Tuesday.
Saturday, November 30, 2019
The Trump administration wants to reduce the "burden" on nursing home operators by relaxing rules governing the facilities. Critics see troubling implications for the care of millions of residents.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Many older adults want to age in their own homes, and the CAPABLE program makes that possible by offering everything from physical therapy to grab bar installation. It's cost effective too.
Monday, October 21, 2019
California Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff was tapped by House Speaker Pelosi to lead the impeachment inquiry. That job makes him a target for criticism from President Trump and congressional Republicans.
Sunday, October 06, 2019
Bob Orozco is 89 and still leading fitness classes at the YMCA. He's among the 25% of Americans who are of retirement age but choose to keep working.
Saturday, October 05, 2019
For older adults, having a sense of purpose can increase longevity and reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease. One retired teacher says she's found purpose in volunteering to help other seniors.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
About half of private sector employers don't offer a retirement plan. That means about a quarter of Americans retire on not much more than social security, even those who've worked all their lives.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
People age 65 and older make up the fastest-growing group of workers in the U.S. That means older Americans are having to deal with the new realities of work and retirement.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
People age 65 and older make up the fastest-growing group of workers in the U.S. Some want to work; some have to work — and their numbers are changing how we view retirement.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Two new reports from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have found widespread problems in hospice care and say the government needs to open its scorecards on hospice care to the public.