Monthly Archives: April 2018

GBO NEWS: CBS 60 Minutes’ Alzheimer’s Failure; Hey, GOP—Pres. Reagan on Social Security & Deficit; Older White Voters’ Turn from Trump; KALW’s Hour Radio Docu on Palliative Care; “Devastating” Care Cost for Vietnamese Family; IBM’s Ageism; & MORE

Posted: April 25, 2018 at 3:43 pm

E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations — Our 25th Year.

April 26, 2018 — Volume 18, Number 5
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In This Issue: Deep Vetting of News (Not by the White House).



*** “Take It from Our Family, Long-Term Care Takes a Devastating Toll on Finances and Emotional Health,” by Andrew Lam;
*** “Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM,” by Peter Gosselin and Ariana Tobin, ProPublica with Mother Jones;
*** “The Truth About Older Consumers’ Diversity,” by Rachel Dornhelm, Stria News;
*** “The Cheater’s Guide to Beating Alzheimer’s: New Research and Prevention Breakthroughs,” by Paula Spencer Scott, Parade cover story;
*** “Medicare Doesn’t Equal Dental Care. [] That Can Be a Big Problem,” by Austin Frakt, New York Times;
*** “Palliative Care: The Search for Comfort and Healing in The Face of Death,” hourlong documentary by JoAnn Mar, KALW Public Radio/End of Life Radio;
*** “Medicare Advantage Plans Cleared to Go Beyond Medical Coverage — Even Groceries,” by Susan Jaffe, Kaiser Health News;
*** “Heart Disease Still Deadly for African American Women,” by D. Kevin McNeir, Washington Informer;
*** “Chinese Seniors in New York: Where to Live,” by Zhihong Li, Sing Tao Daily (in Chinese), Diverse Elders Coalition in English.

3. FISCAL REFORM SCHOOL: *** “Conservatives, Business Leaders Worried About Deficit Take Aim at Social Security, Medicare,” by Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times;
*** President Reagan video: Social Security does not add to the deficit;
*** “Exclusive: As Elections Near–many older, educated, white voters shift away from Trump’s party,” Reuters.