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Social Security benefits play key role in preventing older Americans from...

Sophie Mitra, Fordham University; Debra Brucker, University of New Hampshire, and Katie Jajtner, University of Wisconsin-Madison The Research Brief...

The FDA approved a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s, but Medicare...

Andrew Williams, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Medicare finalized its decision to restrict its coverage of Aduhelm, Biogen’s new...

Omicron makes booster shots more critical for medically vulnerable seniors

Laurie Archbald-Pannone, University of Virginia People are understandably worn out, tired of thinking about COVID-19 and wanting to get...

Britney Spears gets free of father’s conservatorship – but many others...

Naomi Cahn, University of Virginia Britney Spears finally got her wish: A judge suspended her dad as conservator, about...

Why fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced

Tera R. Jordan, Iowa State University Fewer and fewer Americans are getting divorced, with the rates falling 18% between 2008 and 2016. Among American adults, there...

Social Security helped slash elderly poverty to 9.2 percent in the...

David W. Rasmussen, Florida State University In 1959, more than a third of all elderly Americans lived in poverty. Slashing that number to under 10...

Rich American seniors are getting healthier, leaving the poor behind

Matthew A. Davis, University of Michigan and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century,...

How robots could help bridge the elder-care gap

Cynthia Matuszek, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Despite innovations that make it easier for seniors to keep living on their own rather than moving into...

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Advanced Placement courses could clash with laws that target critical race...

Suneal Kolluri, University of California, Riverside Scientific theories to justify racism. Laws and Supreme Court decisions that denied Black...