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New Report Highlights Growing Number of Aging People in Prison

“When I got out nine years ago, it was like being thrown from the top of the stairs to the bottom—I had nothing," Gloria Rubero wrote in a recent policy paper, part of a new report on reducing elder incarceration in New York state.

The authors of the report say that expediting their release is a “critical part of reducing mass incarceration, and of creating a more fair, just and humane justice system.”

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Sexuality Doesn’t Vanish When You Turn 65

At institutions and in organizations that ostensibly cater to older adults’ needs, the matter of their sexuality is often ignored altogether.

At institutions and in organizations that ostensibly cater to older adults’ needs, the matter of their sexuality is often ignored altogether.

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Your Ovaries and You

So,
in addition to worrying about an unplanned pregnancy and whether I’ll
be able to get an abortion, now I have to worry about under
planning pregnancy? Female fertility has become a
schizophrenic mine field.

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Trying to Reverse Time, At Any Cost

“Youth Knows No Pain” is a somber, but fairly agenda-free HBO documentary that follows several Americans into the spa, the botox seat, and mostly to the plastic surgeon’s office in an effort to turn back time on their faces and bodies.

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Sex and Aging… seriously

In their reader diary, NSRC asks, How do you know an issue like aging and sexuality is serious? Well, when Jon Stewart makes fun of it on the Daily Show, of course. The Daily Show‘s hilarious riff shows that seniors need info quick–before they die from herpes.

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