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Kate McQueen

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14 October 2019

San Francisco, California, United States

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For seniors re-entering after incarceration, San Francisco’s Senior Ex-Offenders Program (SEOP) is there to help with the transition. The program offers transitional housing, employment services, and even assistance f...

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Paula Span

27 September 2019

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Arrangements like home-sharing, co-housing, and the village movement are often associate with younger crowds, but older Americans are exploring alternative housing arrangements as well as they aim to decrease the isol...

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Kristen Adaway

6 January 2019

Athens, Georgia, United States

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In Athens, Georgia, an ombudsman program for long-term care residents at senior and nursing homes is holding institutions accountable and ensuring that residents' complaints are heard. The program comes from a require...

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Erika Fredrickson

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19 July 2018

Missoula, Montana, United States

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By 2025, 25% of Montana’s population is expected to be over the age of 65. Bill Thomas and Kavan Peterson are two leaders in approaching how to improve the experience of aging, in Montana and around the globe. They ha...

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Katharine Schwab

21 November 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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New app Nesterly seeks to create affordable housing opportunities by pairing elderly residents with rooms to spare in their homes and younger people looking to find an affordable living situation in tightening rental ...

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Neil Parmar

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27 July 2017

Penetanguishene, Canada

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Providing care to the rising number of elderly individuals with dementia is difficult. Some facilities are channeling reminiscience therapy, and designing the homes to stimulate memories, use colours to help perceptio...

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Paula Span

4 January 2016

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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A few adult children have found that the simplest arrangement can be found in an apartment at the same retirement community, as it enables them to care for their elderly parents efficiently.

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Melodie Edwards

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5 June 2015

Dixon, Wyoming, United States

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These days, most rural communities in the U.S. are elderly communities - 15 percent of Wyoming’s population is over 65 and a high percentage of them live on ranches in small towns. New caregiver programs allow seniors...

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