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GBO NEWS: New AHCJ Age-Beat Editor; ASA Conference; IOM on Elder Abuse

Posted: April 2, 2013 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

April 2, 2013 — Volume 13, Number 7

IN THIS ISSUEGBO Doodles [] – Yes: Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Jr. (45 years Thursday), Jesus, Moses. No way: Roger Ailes.

1. GEN BEATLES NEWS: ***Liz Seegert replaces Judith Graham as New Leader of Age Section on Health Journalists’ Website; ***Barbara Peters-Smith on starting a blog on aging; ***Gary Rotstein’s five-years writing on one Alzheimer’s patient; ***Bette Dewing on obits of former NY Mayor Ed Koch; ***Filipino Press columnist Aurora Soriano-Cudal inducted into the San Diego County Women’s Hall of Fame.

2. THE CONFERENCE BEAT: ***Warren Wolfe reports on “Trying to Cover the American Society on Aging Without a Net”; *** Elder Abuse and Its Prevention,” free Institute of Medicine Web Workshop, April 17-18; ***UCLA’s Latinos and Economic Security Project Releases Conference Issues Summary

3. FISCAL REFORM SCHOOL: *** Will President Obama Propose Social Security Cuts in His Budget Next Week? (The NY Times says that’s a bad idea); *** “Why Innovators Get Better With Age.

4. THE GEN BEAT BOOK NOOK: *** Rightsizing Your Life author Ciji Ware publishes a new novel, That Summer in Cornwall; Carol Orsborn’s 21st book is Fierce With Age.

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