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Ina Jaffe

Hundreds of “Villages” have been created around the country as a “grassroots movement on the part of older people who did not want to be patronized, isolated, [or] infantilized.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
The hospices who discharge the most patients before their death also make the most money, a recent study shows.
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.
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.
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.
Americans may see themselves working past retirement age, but to do that, they may face obstacles getting hired. New research shows that can be harder when you’re older.
Scientific evidence showing health benefits from engaging in the arts is still weak. But Los Angeles students in their 80s say their poetry class gives them joy, solace, community and a voice.
The prevalence of Alzheimer’s and other dementias declined by almost 3 percent from 2000 to 2012, a study finds. That could be due to people getting more education, and better health overall.
Loneliness and social isolation can affect health for the worse. So a California hospital is training volunteers to provide companionship and friendly assistance.
President-elect Donald Trump has settled three outstanding lawsuits related to his now defunct Trump University. The $25 million settlement was announced Friday by the New York Attorney General’s office.
Convenience is in the eye of the generation. Increasingly, corner markets in Japan target the 27 percent of residents over 65 — offering nursing care advice and home delivery of meals and groceries.
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.
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.
Older women say young Bernie Sanders supporters don’t understand the struggles of decades past — and why their elders support Hillary Clinton.