Elderly welfare

In this photo taken July 6, 2017, from left, Ron Young, Gahlena Easterly and Sharon Steen reminisce as they take a mile-long walk through North Portland, Ore. streets that once were full of black-owned homes and businesses. Researchers are studying whether jogging memories where they were made can help African-American seniors stay sharp and slow early memory loss. (AP Photos/Gillian Flaccus)
July 25, 2017 - 12:45 pm
Sharon Steen dons her tennis shoes and, with two fellow seniors, walks streets that in her youth were a vibrant center of Portland, Oregon's African-American community. Wasn't this the corner where an NAACP march began in 1963? Look, the record store is now a fancy high-rise. It's more than a...
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Plaintiffs Saul Jimenez Perea, and his mother, Analilia, arrive a a news conference to announce a suit filed by attorneys with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, commonly known as MALDEF, and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 12, 2017 - 8:48 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The lawsuit alleges the state violates Latinos' civil rights...
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Plaintiffs Saul Jimenez Perea, and his mother, Analilia, arrive a a news conference to announce a suit filed by attorneys with the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, commonly known as MALDEF, and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
July 12, 2017 - 7:38 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is harming medical care for more than 13 million lower-income residents, more than half of them Latinos, by failing to pay doctors enough to provide proper care, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The lawsuit alleges the state violates Latinos' civil rights...
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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, listens as Employment Specialist Luz Rivera, 68, interviews program participant Luis Quinones, 66, front right, at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employee Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
May 25, 2017 - 7:10 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nathan Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he's only just beginning a new career — helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a...
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In this photo taken May 19, 2017, a GPO worker stacks copies of "Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018" onto a pallet at the U.S. Government Publishing Office's (GPO) plant in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
May 23, 2017 - 11:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs for the poor in a bid to balance the government's books over the next decade. The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under attack by...
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April 03, 2017 - 1:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas won't be extending its health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law after Democrats and moderate Republicans failed Monday to override conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of an expansion bill. The state...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:59 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT High court nominee to face daylong questioning in Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:50 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT High court nominee to face daylong questioning in Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators on Day Two of his confirmation hearing. Frustrated Democrats are determined to press him on everything from abortion and guns...
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March 21, 2017 - 2:59 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people, curbing Medicaid and accelerating the repeal of some tax...
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March 21, 2017 - 1:59 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL NEW: GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people, curbing Medicaid and accelerating the repeal of...
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