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GBO NEWS: Robotic Aging; Investment-Conflict Regs; Older Workers’ Stress; NIA Global Aging Report; & MORE

Posted: April 7, 2016 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations

April 7, 2016 — Volume 16, Number 6

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: A Rising Delegate Count for Generations Beat Reporters.

1. AGED BY ROBOTIC CULTURE: The Genworth Aging Experience Science Exhibition Raises Questions Reporters Need to Ask–About The Science.


*** “An Aging World: 2015,” U.S. Census Bureau/NIA Report– The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate”;

*** “Shorter Life Expectancy Reduces Projected Lifetime Benefits for Lower Earners,” GAO;

*** “March Unemployment Report for Workers Over 55: Slower Recovery for Older Workers,” New School for Social Research, Schwartz Center For Economic Policy Analysis.


*** “New conflict-of-interest rule will protect retirement investors,” by Robert Powell, MarketWatch (April 4).

*** “Long-Term Care Insurance: Less Bang, More Buck,” by Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News/San Jose Mercury News;

*** “Seniors Working Hard for Their Money: 10 Million, Many Ethnic, in Tough Jobs,” by Paul Kleyman, New America Media;

*** DISTANCE CAREGIVING SERIES: “Aging Parents at a Distance Who Aren’t Really ‘Just Fine’,” by Lisa Esposito, U.S. News & World Report;

*** The Other 2016 Campaign: Reframing Aging,” by Bob Rosenblatt, PBS Next Avenue/New America Media;

*** “Local Art Classes, Activities Decrease Isolation, Improve Mood for Those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” by Jennifer L. Boen, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel;

*** “What does it mean to have a ‘good death’?’ by Deborah Natburn, Los Angeles Times.

*** “Health-care workers to be in demand as boomers retire, need more care,” by Encarnacion Pyle, Columbus Dispatch.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Rockin’ Good Wishes to Reporters in Cleveland for the Health Journalism 2016 Conference. See this GBONews link for more on the generations-beat sessions.