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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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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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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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Finding a Common Language for Intergenerational Work Cultures

The Juanita C. Grant Foundation has done extensive research on the workforce development challenges facing people ages 50+. A strong theme in the results of that research is the possibility of interviewing with and being under the direction of someone much younger.

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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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A Dream Becomes Reality in Service of Community

New Mexico is also one of the poorest states in the nation, which means it needs community-based and community-driven training for students to address the health needs of the people here.

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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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