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- At JCC, senior drivers learn tips on safety. WIENER, ROBERT // New Jersey Jewish News;9/5/2013, Vol. 67 Issue 36, p7
The article offers information related to a safe-driving program event for elder peoples hosted by the U.S.-based Jewish community Eldercare Services at the Jewish Federation of Greater Metro in New Jersey on August, 2013.
- Challenges in Nursing Home Care: A Research Agenda. Quadagno, Jill; Stahl, Sidney M. // Gerontologist;2003, Vol. 43 Issue suppl_2, p4
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the authors discuss the need for a research addressing the solutions for the aging population of the U.S.
- Forever young. McDonald, Marci // U.S. News & World Report;04/02/2001, Vol. 130 Issue 13, p36
Examines how marketers are searching for ways to sell products to the baby-boomer generation in the United States. How boomers do not want to consider themselves as aged; Efforts of marketers to come up with upbeat euphemisms for an age once considered synonymous with early retirement;...
- Hitting 60. Adler, Jerry; Wingert, Pat; Springen, Karen; Reno, Jamie; Samuels, Allison; Raymond, Joan; Adams, William Lee // Newsweek;11/14/2005, Vol. 146 Issue 20, p50
The article offers observations on America's aging baby boomer generation. In 1947, "The Washington Post" heralded the start of the baby boom. They and their siblings invented not only the phenomenon of youth culture, but the concept of youth as a separate realm of experience and knowledge. They...
- "Somebody--Let It, Please God, Be Somebody". // Time;12/28/1970, Vol. 96 Issue 26, p41
The article focuses on the views of Urie Bronfenbrenner, a psychologist and chairman of a task force that presented a report at the White House Conference, on the social condition of the U.S. children. Speaking at the conference, Bronfenbrenner opined that the present social pattern of the U.S....
- The Expiration-Date Culture. Handy, Bruce // Time;11/9/1998, Vol. 152 Issue 19, p112
Describes the contemporary cultural obsession with youth and newness in the United States. Example of the firing of Riley Weston from the television program `Felicity' when it was discovered she was 32 years old instead of 19; Fears of growing older; Fate of older writers; Popular culture's...
- THE AGE OF CONFORMITY. Davis, Thurston N. // America;11/13/1954, Vol. 92 Issue 7, p189
The article reviews the book "The Age of Conformity," by Alan Valentine.
- Insecurities about Social Security. Teissonniere, Georgianne Ocasio // Caribbean Business;1/13/2005, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on the need of the Social Security to be reform to be able to cope up with growing number of beneficiaries in the U.S. Possibility for the system to be bankrupt by 2042; Disagreement on the kind of reform to be implemented in the system; Argument of President George W. Bush for the...
- Just When We Need It Most: Trust, Technology, and Navigating Old Age. Ellis, Dana; Coughlin, Joseph F. // Public Policy & Aging Report;Winter2014, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p18
The article focuses on the issues that are faced by aging population in the U.S. Topics mentioned include the increase usage of technology, decline of older people to trusts other person, and increase decision on issues including retirement planning, health issues, and aging in place. Also...