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COVID-19 Shows Why Equal Pay Matters

March 31 is Equal Pay Day. In the age of COVID-19, it’s another stark reminder that older women would be better prepared financially if the wage gap didn’t follow them into retirement.

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Managing the COVID-19 Crisis for Vulnerable Populations

More than 1,600 people attended our tele-town hall event last week. Hear what our panelists said about the needs of older adults and how aging services professionals can serve them during this crisis.

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How Aging Services Professionals are Adapting to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Judith Bendersky, the Field Supervisor at the Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner, answered questions about what she and her staff have experienced over the past two months serving some of the first communities to struggle with COVID-19 infections.

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4 Coronavirus Scams to Avoid

Scammers are quick to exploit emergencies to cheat people out of money, and the coronavirus pandemic unfortunately is no exception.

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Genetic Testing Fraud: A Concerning Trend

A high-cost diagnostic test that can easily be marketed to the masses is a bright, shiny object to the health care con artist. There are numerous reports that scammers are using “fear factor” messaging to vulnerable seniors anxious to diagnose existing health concerns and proactively identify future medical conditions.

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The Pay Gap is an Aging Issue

Income is tied to lots of aspects of aging, but the way that plays out once you turn 60 is very different for men and women. One major reason: the gender pay gap.

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Independence Doesn’t Mean Going It Alone

As we age, our bodies (and budgets) change. Our understanding of independence must change along with them.

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