Issues in Aging
- How to Save Yourself and Those You Love During a Disaster by Mary Jacobs- When Hurricane Harvey struck his neighborhood on August 28, 2017, the Rev. John Stephens of Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Houston helped launch a “boat ministry.” He and several men in the church navigated privately owned boats into the rising…
Blog of the Week
- The Pros and Cons of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids by Flora Davis- Many years ago, my husband invented his own hearing aid. Mike was totally deaf on one side—the best hearing device in the world wouldn’t have helped his right ear.
Love Never Gets Old—Even at 100
The story of Rudy Calderon and Christina Reed illustrates how love helps keep us feeling engaged and vigorous.
Kaiser Health News
Lethal Plans: When Seniors Turn to Suicide in Long-Term Care
KHN and PBS NewsHour spent six months investigating an overlooked, devastating trend of older adults who are taking their own lives.
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How the Oldest People in America’s Blue Zone Make Their Money Last
In this installment of a three-part series, Richard Eisenberg heads to Loma Linda, CA, to see what we can learn from this community’s thriving older population.