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By Paul Solman, Diane Lincoln Estes
Studies show younger and middle-aged people are reeling most during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Grace Birnstengel, Next Avenue
As a neuroscientist, professor emeritus of psychology, musician and best-selling author, Daniel Levitin has extensively studied the brain and its impact on aging. His latest book, "Successful Aging," explores the questions: what happens in the brain as we age and…
By Christopher Booker, Laura Fong
By 2030, 20 percent of Americans will be senior citizens. Many will eventually enter long-term care, a move that presents tough choices and challenges for seniors and their families -- including risks of depression and suicide. In partnership with Kaiser…
By Cat Wise, Frank Carlson, Leah Nagy
As more baby boomers retire, companies are losing their valuable institutional knowledge because they don't have plans in place to transfer that information to younger employees.
By Richard Eisenberg
By Zoe Rohrich
How can younger Americans balance the stress and responsibility of providing care for loved ones? The PBS NewsHour will explore that and more in our next edition of #NewsHourChats on Twitter Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. EST.
By Paul Solman
Researcher Walter Mischel’s most famous contribution was the marshmallow test, a widely replicated experiment that explored the connection between saving and psychology. Economics correspondent Paul Solman remembers Mischel, who died last week at the age of 88.
With about 10,000 baby boomers retiring every single day, home care is one of the fastest growing, most needed occupations in America. But there's a problem: The current median pay is just $10.49 per hour. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports…
How low could the markets go? After the Crash of '29, the S&P index bottomed out in March of 1933 at around six. In other words, the S&P dropped by more than 80 percent. (The Dow actually fell by almost…
By Elizabeth White
When you’ve landed here, what’s the play? When nothing works anymore, what do you do? When you’ve forgotten who you are and what you know, where do you begin?…
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