Aging

Original Reporting | | Aging, Role of government, Social Security
October 16, 2013 — A news analysis in The New York Times this month neatly summed up the conventional wisdom that drives the proposals and rhetoric of a broad political spectrum from Tea Party...view
Original Reporting | | Aging, Poverty, Social Security
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Editorial Cartoons | Aging, Quality of life
Feb. 13, 2013 — Have a higher resolution monitor? Click here for screen resolutions of 1280 x 960 or better, or here for 1920 x 1200 or better.view
Original Reporting | | Aging, Alternative models, Quality of life
Jan. 30, 2013 — Instead of either leaving older Americans to fend for themselves as they become less mobile and more isolated, or stowing them away in nursing homes and other facilities, an old idea...view
Commentary | | Aging, Population
May 2, 2012 — Of all the fantasies indulged in by a society speeding toward self-destruction, none is as consequential as the idea that continuing growth — both in population and size of...view
Commentary | | Aging, Health care, Legislation
Oct. 19, 2011 — The abandonment of the element of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was designed to provide insurance against the staggering costs of long-term care, announced by the Obama...view
Original Reporting | | Aging, Health care, Medicine
February 16, 2011 — The shortage of doctors in the United States ­— already a problem for millions of Americans who live in areas where it is difficult to get an appointment or access...view
Commentary | | Aging, Economy, Population
February 1, 2011 — Too many old people. Or, at least, too many old people as a percentage of the population. That’s the message we hear all around us. As the the Global Aging Initiative,...view