Monthly Archives: June 2017

GBO NEWS: World Aging Conference; GOP Senate Bill—Savings vs. Deaths; National Press Club Award to KHN’s Anna Gorman; WSJ on Doctors “Too Old to Practice?”; & More

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 1:00 am


E-News of the Journalists Network on GenerationsOur 24th Year.

June ­28, 2017 — Volume 17, Number 7

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In This Issue: Oh-oh, CBO says, 22 million. Hey, look over there—Syria! Iran!

1. AGING & THE WORLD: *** Reporters at World Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics, San Francisco, July 23-27.

2. HEALTH CARE REFORM SCHOOL:  *** “Senate Leadership’s Health Bill a Big Tax Cut for Top One Percent,” Tax Policy Center; *** 29,000 Lives Lost a Year– Lack of Insurance Deadly?  Annals of Internal Medicine; *** And Now a Word from Our History: “GOP Health Bill—How We Got Into This Mess,” by Paul Kleyman, New America Media.

3. GEN BEATLES NEWS: *** KHN’s Anna Gorman Wins National Press Club Award; *** Diane Joy Schmidt’s Double Honors in All New Mexico Press Women Awards; *** KQED Reporter Alice Daniel, Gets Fulbright to Teach Journalism in Accra, Ghana.

4. GOOD SOURCES: ***American Indian Diabetes Prevention Center’s Digital Stories website [] has seven short family videos–A kidney for his daughter!; ***Alliance for Health Policy is new name of Alliance for Health Reform;

5. THE STORYBOARD: *** “When Are Doctors Too Old to Practice?” by Lucette Lagnado, Wall Street Journal; *** “Aging Parents, Immigrants and the Caregiving Cliff,” by Carolyn Rosenblatt, Forbes; *** “Death Goes Public” series by JoAnn Mar on “End Of Life Radio” series from San Francisco’s KALW public radio broadcasts fifth story, “Let’s Talk about Death over a Nice Meal.”