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2013-07-01 19:09:55

Of the many negative stereotypes that exist about older adults, the most common is that they are forgetful, senile and prone to so-called "senior moments."

2013-06-04 23:26:40

Career Confidential and Interns Over 40 are presenting a timely webinar for older job seekers facing age bias in their job searches.

2013-06-02 23:17:10

Career Confidential and Interns Over 40 are presenting a timely webinar for older job seekers facing age discrimination.

2013-05-31 23:26:32

Career Confidential and Interns Over 40 have teamed up to present an informative and topical webinar for older job seekers facing ageism.

Aging In America: We Should Look Abroad For Elderly Care Examples
2013-03-21 06:15:12

A professor at Case Western Reserve University says that Americans could learn a thing or two about how to improve the quality of life for the elderly.

2013-02-07 23:00:40

It’s becoming more and more popular for America’s graying population to choose to age in place, and not go prematurely into an assisted living facility.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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