1. Health Care Reform School

By Paul Kleyman
Editor’s Note: Seasoned aging and elder issues commentator Paul Kleyman remixes the news–and misinformation–on health care reform as he pronounces “The Boomers are coming!” Many conservative news sources have distorted the stats on Obama’s victory, Kleyman argues, especially when it comes to the assumption of conservatism among America’s elders.

Read this article here

2. Aging in the Inland Empire: African-American Elders in Peril

This is the first in a two-part series examining the plight of African-American elders and people with disabilities in Southern California’s Inland Empire. New America Media political journalism fellow Linnie Frank Bailey examines the effects of recent budget cuts that have reduced services in the state’s adult day health care centers from five to three days a week.

Part One -– The Unraveling of the Safety Net:
click here

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