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One Day Last Month

My father is 94. Although  deaf and partially blind, his overall health has been good. For the past four years, he has lived at home receiving help from paid caregivers, until one day last month. Dad had a very bad urinary tract infection that … Continue reading

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Days of Rage Redux?

In 1970’s America there was a bombing somewhere in America almost every week. It was called Days of Rage. Now there are mass shootings that occur as often as that, but are far more shocking and frightening. Yesterday, I went to … Continue reading

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Loonies of the Right

The Capitol Steps, a riotous comedy troupe based in DC, coined this phrase and use it in a song to the tune of “Music of the Night” from Phantom of the Opera. And, it has been swirling around in my … Continue reading

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Health Reform and Secession

I live in Virginia. My attorney general has challenged the legality of the new federal health reform law and a US District Judge appointed by former President Bush gave his case the green light this week. The AG’s case is … Continue reading

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Senior Centers and Boomers

Can a TV PSA attract baby boomers to a senior center? Continue reading

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Elder Justice Act Passes: Part of Health Reform

It is with great pleasure that advocates for the nation’s elderly celebrate the passage of the Elder Justice Act today. It has been a long time coming. While it will not stop elder abuse, it will help to educate and … Continue reading

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Elder Justice Now!

My personal story of elder abuse and some reasons why Congress should pass the Elder Justice Act now. Continue reading

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