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GBO NEWS: Journalists in Aging Fellowship Deadline, June 29; Silicon Valley Boomer Summit; Dr. Ruth, the Queen & More at 90; Senior Bullies; Dementia and Guns; “Aging Parents, Stressed Families” & MORE

Posted: June 6, 2018 at 7:27 pm

E-News of the Journalists Network on Generations – Celebrating 25 Years.

June 7, 2018 — Volume 18, Number 7

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In This Issue: Take a Knee Against Ageism (And You Can’t Get Up).

1. EYES ON THE PRIZE: *** 9th Journalists in Aging Fellowship Deadline, June 29 ($1,500 Plus Trip to Boston): ***Star Tribune Elder-Abuse Series Wins Associated Press Media Editors Award.

2. BOOMING BOOMER BIZ: *** 15th Silicon Valley Boomer Business Summit, in Berkeley, June 20-21 (Millennials, Schmillennials).


*** “Aging Parents, Stressed Families,” series by Jackie Crosby, Minneapolis Star Tribune;

*** “A Surprising Bullying Battleground: Senior Centers,” by Matt Sedensky, Associated Press;

*** “Museums are trying so hard to attract millennials that they are ignoring their elderly visitors, says arts chief,” by Richard Marsden, Daily Mail (UK);

*** “Dementia,” by Emily Gurnon, Next Avenue;

*** “In Elderly Hands, Firearms Can Be Even Deadlier,” by Paula Span, New York Times’ “New Old Age” column;

*** “Taking The ‘Journey’ Through Alzheimer’s Together,” by Ina Jaffe, NPR Weekend Edition.
*** Longevity Scientist Leonard Hayflick, turned 90, May 20, featured in The Longevity Report YouTube, “On the Verge of Immortality, Or Are We Stuck With Death?”;
*** Dr. Ruth Westheimer (“Grandma Freud” herself), 90 on June 4;
*** Betty Rhodes, “Senior Corner” columnist, The Napa Valley Register,” also 90;
*** Not So “Old-Old,” Carroll L. Estes, Happy 80th on May 29, working on new book, Aging A-Z: Critical Concepts in Gerontology.