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Posted on 12/13/2007 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

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Los Angeles Times: Guardianship abuses get Senate attention

Their innovations show that effective oversight is more a matter of will than of money, said Naomi Karp, the study’s co-author and the strategic advisor for AARP’s Public Policy Institute.
“It’s not really rocket science and it’s not really expensive,” Karp said. “In all cases, there’s at least one person who’s a real visionary who is dedicated to getting it done.”

USA Today: Congress votes to extend pilots’ retirement age to 65

The Senate approved a measure late Wednesday allowing airline pilots to continue flying past age 60.

Associated Press: Panel Looks at Reverse Mortgages

Senate Panel Examining Rise of Reverse Mortgages, Need for Consumer Protection for Seniors

UPI: Better home healthcare for older adults

The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reports the community-based system to deliver care to low-income older adults was very popular with patients and their doctors.