Ina Jaffe

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Xbox Bowling For Seniors? Visit Your Local Library

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.


Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures

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.


Meet A Home Contractor Who Helps Older People Age In Place

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.


As Nursing Homes Evict Patients, States Question Motives

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.


At Intel, A Retirement Perk That Can Kick Off A New Career As A Paid Fellow

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.


Trump's Budget And Older Adults

Saturday, April 01, 2017

The Trump administration's budget proposes cuts to a number of government programs that are important to older Americans.


Older Workers Find Age Discrimination Built Right Into Some Job Websites

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.


Too Much Experience To Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias

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.


Food Is Just One Serving Of What Meals On Wheels Gives Seniors

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.


In A Film Industry Focused On Youth, Older Characters Are Tough To Find

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.


Can Poetry Keep You Young? Science Is Still Out, But The Heart Says Yes

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.


Congress Poised To Stop State-Run Retirement Programs

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.


Obamacare Repeal Could Threaten Provisions That Help Older Adults

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?


Women's Marchers In Los Angeles Hope To Lead The Fight Against Trump Administration

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.


Women's Marches Across The Country Highlight Numerous Issues

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.


Without Any Family, Aging Adults Rely On Friends For Help

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.


Dementia Risk Declines, And Education May Be One Reason Why

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.


Hospital Companions Can Ease Isolation For Older People

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.


Donald Trump Reaches $25 Million Settlement In Trump University Case

Friday, November 18, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has settled three outstanding lawsuits related to his now defunct Trump University. The $25 million settlement was announced Friday by the New York Attorney General's office.


President-Elect's Legal Team Wants Judge To Delay Trump University Case

Friday, November 18, 2016

Lawyers in a civil fraud case against Donald Trump and Trump University are in court again Friday to see if Trump can delay the case until after his inauguration. The trial is to begin in 10 days.