Monthly Archives: August 2014

GBO NEWS: Encore Study–Recession Lifting; Challenge to Ice Bucket Challenge & More

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

August 26, 2014 — Volume 14, Number 11

Editor’s Note: GBO News, e-news of the Journalists Network on Generation publishes alerts for journalists, producers and authors covering generational issues. Send your news of important stories or books (by you and others), fellowships, awards or pertinent kvetches to GBO News Editor Paul Kleyman. If you receive the table of contents as e-mail, just click through to the full issue at

IN THIS ISSUE: For You, An Unlabored Week.

1. ENCORE—MORE THAN A CATCH-PHRASE:’s Survey Shows Signs Encore Career “Recession” Is Lifting; Freedman’s WSJ blog Calls for More Flexibility in Social Security.

2. GEN BEATLES NEWS: PBS Next Avenue’s New Online Health Editor; WNET/Thirteen’s Developing National Project on Aging

3. HEALTH CARE REFORM SCHOOL: Los Angeles Times columnist Michael Hiltzik’s Challenge on the ALS Ice-Bucket Challenge

4. END-OF-LIFE STORY BOARD: Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician on Fresh Air with Terry Gross; *** Fraud, Marketing Just Part of Problems with Hospice System” on the Association of Health Care Journalists “Aging” blog;

***Columbia Journalism Review’s Trudy Lieberman on “Medicare Fraud Stories Ignore Larger Issues of Reform,”*** In “Medicare Experiment Could Signal Sea Change For Hospice,” Kaiser Health News