November 2018

posted 11.26.2018
Grannies Respond—also known as Abuelas Responden—started up this past June, sparked by a an idea from activist Dan Aymar-Blair, 43, who wondered via social media what would happen if a group of grandmothers met at the U.S. southern border to protest the govern­ment’s family separation policy. In…
posted 11.26.2018
The 2018 Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Training and Education was given to a program of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), the National Resource Center on AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) Aging, in Seattle, Wash. This award is presented annually to an…
posted 11.19.2018
By Robynn Cox The fastest growing cohort of state prisoners comprises people ages 55 or older; between 1993 and 2013, this cohort increased by 400 percent. While the largest proportion of people incar­cerated are those younger than age 40, the share of prisoners ages 40 or younger has de­creased…
posted 11.15.2018
By Donna Butts, Ernest Gonzales and Alex Yoss "It’s like living in a college dorm … a little bit quieter but we have just as much fun,” said 26-year-old Tiffany, describing her experience living at Judson Senior Living. Judson Senior Living in Cleveland, Ohio, and Collington, a CCRC outside of…