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Center for At-Risk Elders (CARE)

Center for At-Risk Elders (CARE) H. Kennard “Ken” Bennett, executive director, senior counsel 120 E. Market St. Suite 1190 Indianapolis, IN 46204 www.indianacare.org When Ken Bennett started practicing elder law 33 years ago, it wasn’t with the intention of running a nonprofit. His practice focused on health-care advocacy. During the course of his private practice […]

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Joy’s House

Joy’s House Tina McIntosh, president and CEO 2028 Broad Ripple Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46220 1615 Castle Ave. (new) Indianapolis, IN 46227 http://www.joyshouse.org When Tina McIntosh was a student at Ball State University, she volunteered at an adult day center in Muncie, and that experience planted a seed. In 1999, McIntosh launched Indianapolis-based Joy’s House and […]

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What Singapore’s plan for an aging population can teach the United States

By Tara Bahrampour, reporter, Washington Post | Singapore, one of the world’s fastest-aging countries, has announced a massive, multipronged plan to help its citizens age successfully — one that advocates say leaves the United States in the dust. The $2.1 billion plan announced by the Ministry of Health, “A Nation for All Ages,” comprises initiatives […]

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The liberation of growing old

By Anne Karpf, op-ed, The New York Times | LONDON — WHY do we have such punitive attitudes toward old people? Granted, the ancients did hideous things to elders who were unable to work but still needed food and care, but in more recent times, that had changed: In 18th-century New England, it was common […]

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