Ina Jaffe

Ina Jaffe appears in the following:

Survey: 1 in 6 Older Americans Delayed Or Canceled Medical Care In March

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Researchers looked at healthcare-related actions taken by those 70 years and older during the first month of social distancing.


Concerns Over Giving Nursing Homes Civil Immunity Protections

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.


Nursing Homes Ask States For Immunity From Civil Suits Amid COVID-19

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.


Discharging COVID-19 Patients To Nursing Homes Called A 'Recipe For Disaster'

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?


Supermarkets Make Shopping Easier For More Vulnerable Patrons

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.


Nursing Homes Brace For Coronavirus Threats

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.


It's Not Clear What Single-Payer Health Care Would Mean For Older Workers

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.


California To Officially Apologize To Japanese Americans Over Internment

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.


What People Throughout The Country Thought About Trump's Impeachment Acquittal

Thursday, February 06, 2020

People across the country and a political analyst react to President Trump's acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial.


Harvey Weinstein Is Charged With Sexual Assault In Los Angeles, As N.Y. Trial Begins

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.


California Rep. Duncan Hunter To Plead Guilty To Campaign Finance Charge

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.


The White House Says Nursing Home Regulations Are Too Tough

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.


Program Offers TLC To Older Adults And Their Homes So They Can Stay Put

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.


How Rep. Adam Schiff Got To A Place Where He's Leading The Impeachment Inquiry

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.


Working Past Retirement Age

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.


Retiring To Volunteer

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.


Finding Affordable Senior Housing Is A Challenge For Many Americans. Here's Why

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.


Navigating 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. That means older Americans are having to deal with the new realities of work and retirement.


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.


HHS Inspector General Finds Serious Flaws In 20% Of U.S. Hospice Programs

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.