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GBO NEWS: Social Security & Election 2016; Too Old to Be President?; White House Report; & More

Posted: January 13, 2016 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

Jan. 13, 2016 — Volume 16, Number 1

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IN THIS ISSUE: The State of Our Aging Union.

1. FISCAL REFORM SCHOOL: *** “Social Security in an Election Year”; *** “By 2050, There Could Be as Many as 25 Million Poor Elderly Americans.”

2. EYES ON THE PRIZE: ***22nd NIHCM Foundation Health Care Print Journalism Awards, February 11; ***Deadline for 2016 Hillman Prizes, Jan. 30; ***Fellowship Deadline for Association of Health Care Journalists Conference, Feb. 19.


4. THE STORYBOARD: ***Ageism Stories in U.S, New & World Report and Viet Tide Magazine (not just Fox News But The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah chide “old” candidates);

*** “Fear of Falling,” by Susan Jaffe, Washington Post/Kaiser Health News; *** “White House Launches Medicare’s Most Aggressive Accountable Care Effort Yet,” by Bruce Jasper, Forbes; *** “This Is a Huge Financial Threat to Your Retirement Security,” by Dan Kadlec, Money; *** “California Latest State Requiring Hospitals to Keep Caregivers in the Loop,” by Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News; *** “What Prompts Elder Abuse? Researcher Find Common Triggers,” by Emily Gurnon, PBS Next Avenue; *** “Malnutrition: A Hidden Epidemic in Elders–Especially Latinos,” by Marcela Cartagena, La Raza/New America Media; *** “The Hidden Hungry: South Florida seniors struggle to put food on the table,” by Diane C. Lade, Sun-Sentinel.