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GBO NEWS: Long-Term Care on PBS; Caregiving for Vets; More

Posted: February 7, 2013 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

Feb. 7, 2013 — Volume 13, Number 4

EDITOR’S NOTE: Welcome to the new, improved, lemon-freshened GBO, marking the 20th year of the Journalists Network on Generations. Great new format, same old content. Henceforth, you will receive this mercifully short table of contents list via e-mail and be able to click through to the full “GBO News” – its new name — now set up as a Wordpress blog. The new format is “scalable” to read by computer, e-pad or mobile device, and you can post comments now directly. And past issues are now archived in a more accessible way. Let us know what you think of the new format. We welcome your suggestions.

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IN THIS ISSUE: The State of Your Union, Aging Valentines.

1. GEN BEATLES NEWS: PBS’ Need to Know Get CJR “Laurel” on Long-Term Care

2. FAMILY CAREGIVING FOR VETERANS: ***Caregiving for Vets Focus of Family Caregiver Magazine; ***Suicides Rise for 50-Plus Vets; *** Hard Economy Brutal If You’re Older

3. SPRING CALENDAR: ***What’s Next Boomer Business Summit, Chicago, March 12; ***The Sixth Annual International Positive Aging Conference

4. GBO’S BELIEVE IT, OF NOT: Article links — ***Japan’s New Minister of Finance Says Let Elderly People “Hurry Up and Die”; Americans Willing to Pay More for Social Security; ***Former Treasury Official Alicia Munnell Puts Lie to NYT Op-Ed Claiming Social Security “Worse Than You Think”

5. MEMORIES OF JANE GLENN HAAS: Carolyn Sharkey, Maureen West,  Mary Furlong, Helen Dennis, Eileen Beal, Bob Rosenblatt and Abigail Trafford