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GBO NEWS: When You’ll Die–The U.S. Inequality Game; Robots, Alzheimer’s & More

Posted: December 15, 2015 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

Dec. 15, 2015 — Volume 15, Number 15

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. You can subscribe to at no charge simply by sending a request to Paul with your name, address, phone number and editorial affiliation or note that you freelance. You’ll receive the table of contents as e-mail, just click through to the full issue at

IN THIS ISSUE: We Declare an Election Campaign Holiday.

1. WHEN YOU WILL DIE–THE ULTIMATE U.S. INEQUALITY GAME: *** End Game: How Inequality Shapes Our Final Years by Corey Abramson; *** NYT’s “New Old Age” on Life Expectancy Gap by Income.

2. GOOD SOURCES: ***When Generation Bust Was Booming: U.S. Census Bureau on Gen X and the Millennials

3. THE STORYBOARD I: NAM’s Elders Newsbeat Site Approaching 700 Stories

4. EYES ON THE PRIZE: SPJ NorCal Awards on Caregiving Robots, Alzheimer’s and Medical Crowdsourcing

5. THE STORYBOARD II: *** “Imagine a Medicare ‘Part Q’ for Quality at the End of Life,” by Katy Butler, New York Times; *** Could Dim View on Aging Raise Your Alzheimer’s Risk?” by Alan Mozes, HealthDay Reporter; *** Coping with the High Cost of Dementia,” by Donna Rosato, Money Magazine (3-part series). *** “New Research Exposes Big Problem With Long-Term Care Insurance,” by Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue; *** “Five Myths About Baby Boomers,” by Sally Abrahms, Washington Post

6. GEN BEATLES NEWS: *** Nonprofit Media Maven Deane Beebe moves to Medicare Rights Center; ***Age-Beat Columnist Herb Weiss Receives Edible Honor (Hint: It’s to Die For)