Can You Hear Me Now? 8 Options for Affordable Hearing Aids
 

Can You Hear Me Now? 8 Options for Affordable Hearing Aids

Senior Planet/New America Media , News Feature, Erica Manfred, Posted: Apr 25, 2017

Two-thirds of Americans 70-plus have significant hearing loss, but only 20 percent buy hearing aids. Here’s a guide to eight cost and technology options.

 

Black Retirees: North Carolina's 'Reverse' Migration

 

WUNC/New America Media , News Report, Leoneda Inge, Posted: Apr 19, 2017

Nearly 6 million African Americans left the South in the Great Migration, but today many are going back making North Carolina a leading retirement destination in the country.

 

Older, Wiser and Fighting Climate Change

 

California Health Report/New America Media , News Feature, Matt Perry, Posted: Apr 17, 2017

A common misconception is that elders don’t care about climate change. But gerontologist and grandfather Mick Smyer is among those proving this to be wrong.

 

SENIOR CLASS: Life Experience Enhances Back to School

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Apr 09, 2017

More 50+ workers are retraining in college for jobs or careers in the "new trades." Some were laid off, others' pensions were hit by the recession.

 

SENIOR CLASS: Back to School at 50+ for Income, Family, Community

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Apr 07, 2017

Over a third of students at Santa Fe Community College are back to school at age 50+, some to keep learning, others to retool to support their families.

 

How 'Connected' Will Your Aging Be in the Robotic Age?

 

Smithsonian.com/New America Media , News Feature, Randy Rieland , Posted: Mar 31, 2017

Will you or your parent be part of the "connected aging" future. Will home sensors be friendly visitors or tiny Big Brothers? Will robots bring companionship, or spy on you?

 

How Will Artificial Intelligence Help Aging Boomers?

 

Smithsonian.com/New America Media , News Feature, Randy Rieland , Posted: Mar 30, 2017

As more Americans age alone, will robotics replace the human touch for them? The key, researchers say, is finding the right roles for machines.

 

Recovering From Trauma of Financial Elder Abuse—What to Do

 

U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Michael O. Schroeder, Posted: Mar 20, 2017

For victims of financial elder abuse, although recovering money and assets is difficult, steps can be taken to get life back on track.

 

The Mental and Physical Cost of Elder Financial Abuse

 

US News & World Report/New America Media , News Report, Michael O. Schroeder, Posted: Mar 16, 2017

Financial exploitation has far-reaching consequences beyond money stolen.

 

They Fought for the U.S. in Laos. Now Many Older Hmong Fight Depression

 

KQED California Report/New America Media , News Report, Alice Daniel, Posted: Mar 15, 2017

Depression haunts many older Hmong refugees, who fought for the U.S. Now in Fresno, Calif., some find help in culturally competent therapy offering even music and gardening.

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