Issues in Aging
- Starving Seniors: How America Fails to Feed Its Aging by Laura Ungar and Trudy Lieberman - Army veteran Eugene Milligan is 75 years old and blind. He uses a wheelchair since losing half his right leg to diabetes and gets dialysis for kidney failure. And he has struggled to get enough to eat.
Blog of the Week
- Discrimination Is Intersectional. Activism Can Be Too by Ashton Applewhite - … What 2020 brought home for me was that being anti-ageist means supporting every movement for equal rights. It’s a big ask, but we cannot dismantle ageism without dismantling ableism, and racism, and sexism and all the rest, because these systems reinforce…
How Older Workers can Push Back Against the Reality of Ageism
Age discrimination in the workplace is a real challenge, but experts do have some suggestions on how to fight it.
Kaiser Health News
Why Black and Hispanic Seniors are Left With a Less-Powerful Flu Vaccine
The reasons are complicated, but the fact remains that racial and economic disparities often dictate who gets the standard flu shot versus the high-dose option.
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COVID and Diabetes, Colliding in a Public Health Train Wreck
Studies suggest that 30 to 40 percent of US COVID deaths were people with diabetes.