You are welcome but this is not her show’s site. Is Betty White’s new show an April Fool’s Day prank? Judging by the European version, it wouldn’t be very complimentary but ageist.
Archive for the 'ageism' Category
Tags: O'Folks (off their rocker), off their rockers, TheElderlies
Tags: O'Folks (off their rocker), TheElderlies
I was wondering if anyone else * noticed the impact of the negative conditions in rural Alaska affecting older people? especially if this means older people have to move to Anchorage or Fairbanks. This topic came up recently among the groups that need to be (or should be) prepared to assist those folks, despite Gov. Palin’s and the Republican’s inaction.
If you know of someone else that can give a feel or better yet, actual numbers or examples, please ask them. Post your results in comments below or e-mail me.
In Thailand they have an annual ceremony to honor elders. Steve, an Alaskan currently working in Thailand, shares this ceremony with readers.
See related post on other days of celebrating older people, Grandparents’ Days or Respect for the Aged Day
Response to Elder Abuse Varies Widely Across U.S.
Dec 17, 2007 — Providence Journal, (RI), article tells how the nation’s safety net for seniors is not nearly as good as it is for children, and even though most states have mandatory reporting laws for elder abuse, fewer than half of them have statewide, 24-hour-a-day hot lines to record complaints and offer immediate response.
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Source: Reuters TOKYO, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Faced with a prison population ageing as rapidly as the rest of the country, Japan is to build new jails with disabled access, including elevators, slopes for wheelchairs and grab-bars in toilets and baths.
The three new penal facilities will offer healthy meals and may also have specialists in nursing and rehabilitation on staff [...]