Issues in Aging
- In the Red by Mary Jacobs - At age 50, Sarah Smith found herself divorced, bankrupt and saddled with debts inherited from her ex-husband. When her two children chose to attend private colleges, she took out student loans. Now, at 66, Smith (not her real name) still…
Blog of the Week
- My Father’s Frugal Habits Make Sense Now by Margaret Morganroth Gullette - My father had plenty of habits that irritated my mother. But nothing irritated her more than “Marty being cheap.”
Silver City: Seniors, the Happiest Demographic
There’s a lot to look forward to after age 50. Being happy is one of them, studies show.
Kaiser Health News
Paying Billions for Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug? How About Funding This Instead?
Prescriptions of Adulhem could cost $56 billion. Experts weigh in on how they would prefer to spend that money.
The Elder Index
Why Hurricanes Are Deadly for Older People
Whether it’s due to health conditions, isolation or fear, it can be very difficult for some people to evacuate when a storm is bearing down. The result is a devastating fatality rate.
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Ageism Is Alive and Well in Advertising
Consumers are tired of seeing older people portrayed as negative stereotypes.