Monthly Archives: August 2015

GBO NEWS: Aging Fellowship Deadline Extended; “Live?Die?Kill?: Los Angeles”; Gerontologist Evicted Seniors; & More

Posted: August 20, 2015 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

Aug. 20, 2015 — Volume 15, Number 12

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 IN THIS ISSUE: Feline Liberation Movement Protests Dog Days.

1. EYES ON THE PRIZE: Application Deadline EXTENDED for Journalists in Aging Fellows to September 2; *** 2015 California Health Data Journalism Fellowship

2. GEN BEATLES NEWS: Live, Love, Marry, 81.

3. THE STORYBOARD: “Live?Die?Kill?:Los Angeles” by Karen Michel for KCRW-FM Santa Monica; *** “S.F. Landlord Evicting Seniors Who Helped Her Ailing Aunt” – a landlord who is a gerontologist, who refused interview requests by Heather Knight of the San Francisco Chronicle–plus the subsequent settlement story.

4. GOOD SOURCES: Urban Institute’s “A New Vision for Long-Term Care”; *** “Too Sick to Care: Direct-Care Workers, Medicaid Expansion, and the Coverage Gap,” from the PHI PolicyWorks advocacy group; *** The Pass It On Network: A Global Program Exchange for Positive Aging.