Ina Jaffe appears in the following:
Monday, November 05, 2018
The president's position on immigration may make things harder for embattled GOP Rep. Jeff Denham in rural California. Denham hopes his moderate stance on immigration will attract Latino voters.
Friday, October 12, 2018
The California lawmaker, indicted for using campaign funds for personal expenses, is running an ad accusing his Democratic challenger of having terrorist ties and trying to "infiltrate" Congress.
Friday, September 07, 2018
Lost birth certificates, name changes and even getting to the DMV can all be challenges when older people try to get a new driver's license in order to vote in states with strict voter ID laws.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The VA West Los Angeles Medical Center was supposed to be a home for old and disabled soldiers. After decades, it's being transformed into a community for at least 1,200 chronically homeless veterans.
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Researchers found that a simple letter to doctors, focusing on their high prescribing rates, reduced their tendency to give risky antipsychotic drugs to their patients, including some with dementia.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Medicare pays more than $16 billion a year for hospice services. But a new report from the Department of Health and Human Services says hospice patients don't always get the care they're promised.
Saturday, July 07, 2018
Born in 1917, she was part of Hollywood's golden age and a survivor of its McCarthy-era blacklist — and emerged on the other side as a humanitarian activist.
Friday, June 29, 2018
At an expensive Beverly Hills fundraiser, the former president talked about how to motivate voters to get to the polls. "We have to get systematic about registering voters," he said.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A big coup in Democrats' efforts to retake the House would be to defeat California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher. But too many Democrats on the ballot may divide the vote — shutting them out of the runoff.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Winston and Pansy Green are doing their best to live a normal life. But they've had to adjust to the loss of what Winston calls "little things" day by day and year by year.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Registered Republicans now make up just 25 percent of the state's electorate. If they are divided in this race, a Democrat could claim second place in the state's open primary.
Monday, May 07, 2018
The drugs are intended to treat serious mental illness and are not approved to treat dementia. But the AARP finds more patients living at home or in assisted living facilities are getting them.
Tuesday, April 03, 2018
For many Americans, retirement is no longer the long vacation they once imagined. More older adults are in the workforce than ever.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Rocxanne Deschamps, a woman who had opened her home to the alleged high school shooter, told reporters she tried in vain to prevent him from getting firearms. She had been a friend of his mother.
Monday, March 05, 2018
At least a million more home aides will be needed in the next decade, U.S. statistics suggest. And about a quarter of today's 3 million aides who help older adults avoid nursing homes are immigrants.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
A new study from Human Rights Watch finds the residents are being given the drugs despite an FDA warning that they can increase the risk of death for older people with dementia.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Critics say Feinstein — the oldest member of the U.S. Senate at 84 — should not run for another six-year term. But an expert says chronological age doesn't tell you much about ability.
Monday, December 25, 2017
Vice Media is currently embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. Several women are saying they endured harassment and groping while on the job.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Americans are maintaining independence thanks to something called Villages — local membership organizations that provide access to services that help older adults stay in their homes as they age. But how is that model being adapted when it comes to mountain communities, like those of rural Plumas County in northern California?
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
In its 17 years, the "village movement" — that aims to let the elderly age in their homes — has taken root mostly in well-off, white communities. Activists are now trying to adapt it to poorer, minority communities, such as the Englewood neighborhood in south Chicago.