Monthly Archives: September 2018

GBO NEWS: 20 Tapped as Journalists in Aging Fellows; “Old School” Launched vs Ageism; Stephen Colbert’s Midlife -isms; High Rents Burden 78% of Low-Income CA Seniors; Medicare-for-All $10 Trillion Cheaper; & MORE

Posted: September 24, 2018 at 3:06 pm


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

September 25, 2018 — Volume 18, Number 10
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In This Issue: The Middle-Aged Comeback of the Year.

1. EYES ON THE PRIZE: ***20 Tapped for Journalists in Aging Fellowships.

2. GEN BEATLES NEWS: ***GBONews Saddened by Death of GSA’s Greg O’Neil;

***CMS Admits Care Denial Exposed by Susan Jaffe for KHN/NPR;

***ProPublica’s Peter Gosselin Named Senior Fellow at CUNY’s Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging;

***Boston Columnist Richard Griffin Retires at 90;

***Unretired Author Chris Farrell Honored Among Minnesota’s “50 Over 50.”
3. UNPRODUCTIVE AGEISM: ***Anti-Ageism “Old School” Clearinghouse Launched; ***Stephen Colbert’s Midlife -isms; ***Ageism’s Employment ‘Sell-By’ Date, by Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy, Rockland-Westchester Journal News/USA Today; ***Adrienne Rich on Accounting for Every Year.
4. GOOD SOURCES: ***UCLA Study–Three-Quarters of Low-Income Older Californian Tenants Rent Burdened.

5. THE STORYBOARD: *** “We’re Asking the Wrong Question About Medicare-for-All,” by Paul Waldman, Washington Post “Plum Line” blog;

*** “Stereotype, Asian-Americans Face Worse Retirement Crisis Than Whites,” by Christian Weller, Forbes;

*** Rep. Tom Reed, Hospice Volunteer and Underappreciated Difficulty Hospice Family Caregiver for Hospice Patients, both by Larry Beresford, The Lancet’s United States of Health U.S. blog;

*** On Spirituality, Boomers Changing Paths, by Robert Weisman, Boston Globe;

*** “U.S. Lags Many Developed Countries on Retirement Security,” by Irina Ivanova, CBSN MoneyWatch.