Ina Jaffe

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How The 'Village Movement' Is Being Adapted In Rural Areas

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?


Chicago Neighborhoods Are Trying To Adapt The 'Village Movement' Structure

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.


'Village Movement' Allows Elderly To Age In Their Homes

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The so-called "village movement" coordinates crucial services for the elderly, allowing many to age in their homes. It's now expanded to 200 spots around the U.S., as advocates adapt the model to different communities.


Manson Dies At 83. Lead Cult Members Who Committed 1969 Murders

Monday, November 20, 2017

Charles Manson, mastermind of the murders of 7 people, including actress Sharon Tate, has died. The trial of the so-called Manson Family is still one of the most sensational the nation has ever seen.


AARP Foundation Sues Nursing Home To Stop Illegal Evictions

Monday, November 13, 2017

Gloria and Bill Single lived together in a nursing home until she was evicted without warning. Complaints about illegal evictions from nursing homes are up 73 percent in California since 2011.


Majority Of Northern California Wildfire Victims Were 65 Or Older

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The majority of people who lost their lives in the northern California wildfires were age 65 or older. But what factors did the age of the victims have in their deaths?


Las Vegas Community Remembers Off-Duty Officer Killed At Concert

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

The Las Vegas PD confirms that one of its officers was killed, but they haven't named him. Charleston Hartfield was also a youth football coach, and his death is being mourned on social media.


Navy Veteran Survives Afghanistan, But Dies In Las Vegas Shooting

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Christopher Roybal was one of dozens of people killed during a mass shooting at a country music concert Sunday night. His mother said in a Facebook post: "Today is the saddest day of my life."


Calif. Special Education Teacher Was Killed In Las Vegas Shooting

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Sandy Casey, 35, was a special education teacher at Manhattan Beach Middle School, south of Los Angeles. She was attending the concert with her fiancé Christopher Willemse.


Serious Nursing Home Abuse Often Not Reported To Police, Federal Investigators Find

Monday, August 28, 2017

Despite legal requirements, more than one-quarter of cases of severe abuse that were uncovered by government investigators were not reported to the police. The majority involved sexual assault.


Under Trump Rule, Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able To Sue After Abuse

Monday, August 21, 2017

The Trump administration is proposing to replace an Obama-era rule that would have made it easier for nursing home residents to sue for negligence or abuse.


Nearly 1 In 5 Hospice Patients Discharged While Still Alive

Friday, August 11, 2017

The hospices that discharge the most patients before their death also make the most money, a recent study shows.


O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Could Lead To His Release From Prison

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Simpson will find out on Thursday whether he will be released from the Nevada prison where he has been held for nearly nine years. He's serving up to 33 years on armed robbery and other charges.


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.