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GBO NEWS: Columbia Names 21 Journalism Fellows; Ageism in Media; High Tech for Rural Elders; New From Authors Herbert Gold, 94, Connie Goldman, 87; WaPo on Hospice & Dementia; & MORE

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 2:56 pm


E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations — Celebrating 2h Years.
May 9, 2018 — Volume 18, Number 6
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In This Issue: Facts and Opinions—With a Difference.

1. EYES ON THE PRIZE: *** Columbia U Picks 21 “Age Boom” Reporting Fellows; *** Diane Joy Schmidt Awarded First Place by Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Top of the Rockies chapter.

2. GEN BEATLES NEWS: *** GBONews Editor Paul Kleyman to Speak at San Francisco’s Institute of Aging, May 21; *** “Media Coverage of Aging Issues,” CSPAN2, recorded 20 years ago; *** Best-selling Author Herbert Gold, 94, will be at San Francisco’s Beat Museum, May 18, 7 p.m.

3. THE BOOKMOBILE: ***Veteran Generations-Beat Author Connie Goldman, 87, has two caregiving books reissued; ***Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving, by Amy Goyer, published.

4. GOOD SOURCES: *** The Future of Rural Transportation and Mobility for Older Adults– Two New UC Berkeley Papers.


*** “Making It Easier to Get Transportation to Rural Health Care,” by Katherine Seligman, Next Avenue (May 7);

*** “At 100, My Mom Had Dementia and Needed Hospice Care. Getting It Was Nearly Impossible,” by Jeanne Erdmann, Washington Post (May 5);

*** “Alzheimer’s: The Disease that Steals Memories,” by D. Kevin McNeir, Washington Informer (May 2);

*** “The Big Myth About America’s Pension Crisis,” by Lydia DePillis, CNN Money (April 25);

*** “America’s Public Pensions Matter,” op-ed by Andrew Collier, The Hill (April 25);

*** “Social Security Plan to Shutter Field Office Prompts Street Protest,” by Charles S. Clark, Government Executive (May 3).