First Post , Question & Answer, Posted: Jan 16, 2013
India created a commission to respond to a student’s fatal gang rape last month. Commissioner Leila Seth hopes their report won’t just gather dust.
Psychology Today/New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 15, 2013
It’s time for the aging generation of the Beatles and Stones to bring the revolution to America’s awful nursing homes.
RedwoodAge.com , News Report, Posted: Jan 14, 2013
A California judge sentenced the former director of nursing at a Kern County skilled nursing facility to three years in prison Wednesday for illegally prescribing psychiatric drugs as a form of chemical restraint, hastening the deaths of three elderly patients.
L.A. Watts Times/New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 12, 2013
Social Security and Medicare were spared in the “fiscal cliff” deal-- may still be on the chopping block when Washington takes on the “debt ceiling” debate in March.
Reporting on Health/New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 09, 2013
The world—including most developing nations—is rapidly aging, but countries won’t benefit unless they fight disease and help elders age productively.
WDET News/New America Media , News Feature, Posted: Jan 08, 2013
A Detroit senior center expanded its meals program through the Mexican tradition where the rich pay to serve the poor a "cena"--a dinner of soup for the soul.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Jan 03, 2013
Washington retreated from the fiscal cliff—only to set up another debt-ceiling crisis. What’s that mean to families, rich or poor?
Rafu Shimpo/New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 02, 2013
New international research shows that Japanese culture is more positive for elders there, while the U.S. perspective downgrades aging for American seniors.
Irish Echo/New America Media , News Analysis, Posted: Jan 01, 2013
Social Security advocates say myths about the “one bright spot” in American retirement funding made it a “fiscal cliff” bargaining chip.
HuffPost Voces/New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 26, 2012
A peaceful retirement looks like a very distant dream to Paula and Manuel Cisneros. Like other Latino elders, they find aging in the U.S. a struggle against poverty.
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