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Saturday, May 28, 2016
People who have positive images of aging and have a purpose in life live years longer than those who are negative, studies find. They also have less risk of stroke and Alzheimer's disease.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Voters age 65 and older make up more than a fifth of the electorate, but they're not hearing the presidential candidates talk about the issues that matter most to them.
Sunday, May 01, 2016
California Republicans are holding their state convention this weekend. It's a chance for Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and John Kasich to make their case to party leaders.
Friday, April 29, 2016
Donald Trump gave the keynote address Friday afternoon at the California Republican convention. He's trying to lock-up the party's presidential nomination, and California could put him over the top.
Friday, April 29, 2016
The state GOP convention hears from Donald Trump Friday. If he clinches the nomination, it'll be when California's 172 Republican delegates are awarded in June — and many are working to prevent that.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
New Mexico is using time-motion studies to sue a chain of nursing homes for fraud. State prosecutors say the facilities couldn't possibly have provided the care promised — and billed for.
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Federal rules mostly prohibit nursing homes from refusing to readmit residents after a hospital stay. But states rarely enforce the regulations. Some California families are now suing the state.
Friday, February 12, 2016
Democratic women are overwhelmingly supporting Hillary Clinton — or rather, those over 45 are. Women under 30 are strongly supporting Bernie Sanders. With the caucuses in Nevada comin...
Saturday, January 23, 2016
If you pictured a dancer, you probably wouldn't imagine someone with Parkinson's disease. Worldwide, there are 10 million people with the progressive movement disorder, and they struggle with stiff limbs, tremors and poor balance.
But over the past 15 years or so, a few thousand have taken dance classes that ...
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Rain, and lots of it, is falling in parts of California as the first of several El Niño storms makes its way across the state. In the Los Angeles area, county officials have spent ext...
Friday, December 25, 2015
Elizabeth Laird was known as the hug lady because she met every deployment — coming or going — from Fort Hood and gave each soldier a hug. She died Thursday on Christmas Eve.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Testing your hearing is just a phone call away. Doctors hope a cheap, simple at-home test will encourage more people to get their hearing checked, and get help if they need it.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
At 81, Gloria Steinem is still going strong. The noted feminist has been on tour promoting a new book, My Life On The Road, which she insists is not a memoir.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Lydia Smith, 87, is one of the 2.6 million women ages 65 and over living at or below the poverty line. Older women are more than twice as likely as men to live in poverty.
Monday, October 19, 2015
Many families must sign a binding arbitration agreement when a loved one is admitted to a nursing home, pledging not to sue if something goes wrong. Proposed rules would ban that requirement.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
About half of workers in the U.S. have no retirement plan on the job. State-run, IRA-type programs are increasingly popular, with at least 20 states introducing legislation to create these programs.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
In the 1990s, California passed a ballot measure to deny state services to people in the country illegally. It was overturned, but some say it's responsible for swinging the state heavily Democratic.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Donald Trump's foray into politics has had some scratching their heads. But not in California, where celebrity candidates like former Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger are, like, so 12 years ago.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
A neighborhood in Rantoul, Ill., offers older adults a break in rent in exchange for six hours a week helping families with adopted foster kids. And the model is catching on.