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Should Older Individuals Be Entitled to a “Second Childhood”?

As more individuals survive for longer periods of time, these individuals have increasingly become the victims of various scams. Should they have a defense of “old age” just like a young individual has the defense of “minority.” This is one… … Continue reading

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Asian-Americans, Older Americans Seek Non-Discriminatory College Admissions

An assault on the concept of “diversity” in college admissions is underway, this time by Asian Americans and older Americans. A group called Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) recently filed a brief in U.S. District Court of Massachusetts seeking immediate … Continue reading

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Why Retaining Older Women in the Workforce Will Help the U.S. Economy

Knowledge@Wharton: “In this opinion piece, researchers Amy Lui Abel and Diane Lim of The Conference Board explain why demographic and economic trends provide an opportunity for older women to expand their role in the labor market. Several female-dominated occupations — … Continue reading

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Another Federal Appeals Court Effectively Denies Equal Protection to Older Americans

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Michigan has become the second federal appeals court this year to rule that older workers are not entitled to the same protection under the U.S. … Continue reading

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JAMA Study – Sudden loss of wealth in middle or older age may be a risk factor for all-cause mortality.

Editorial – From Misfortune to Mortality – Sudden Loss of Wealth and Increased Risk of Death. Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD. JAMA. 2018;319(13):1327-1328. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3418. [First page preview is free] Original Investigation – Negative Wealth Shock and All-Cause Mortality. Lindsay R. … Continue reading

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