Issues in Aging
- Margaret Morganroth Gullette: Revolutionist against Ageism by Leigh Ann Hubbard - Ageism did not end with the 20th century. But there were hopes. Feminism had brought changes for women, rights movements had brought changes for black people and disabled people, and the—well, there was no widespread, organized movement for older people.
Blog of the Week
- How Testing Sells People with Dementia Short by Maggie Sullivan - Jane and Henry went to the memory center for a diagnostic workup because Jane had been having increasing problems with her memory. She underwent a battery of neuropsychological tests, and a week later they returned to meet with the diagnostic…
Are You Old Enough to Get Vaccinated? In Tennessee, They’re Using the Honor System
Overwhelmed health systems simply don’t have the time or resources to confirm if everyone meets the requirements for the current phase of shots.
Kaiser Health News
After a Decade of Lobbying, ALS Patients Gain Faster Access to Disability Payments
The new law eliminates a five-month waiting period for benefits that can replace some of the income lost when a person with ALS can no longer work.
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How the Oldest Old Can Endure Even This
They aren’t enjoying living restrictions and loneliness, but they are finding small joys and ways to anticipate a future worth waiting for.
Those We’ve Lost
This ongoing New York Times series shares stories about the people who have died during the coronavirus pandemic.