Abolishing Marginalization: California’s New Long-Term LGBT Seniors Bill of Rights

It’s hard to overestimate the enormous gains of the LGBTQ movement over the last two decades. Once thought unthinkable, marriage rights have been expanded nationwide. Bigotry is shunned, instead of accepted. And while incivility and indecency are retrenching, and the victories of the last 20 years are suddenly uncertain, the battlefield has shifted—it’s much more […]

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The Price and Possibilities of Long Life: IOA Co-Supports an Economist Forum on Longevity

For most of human history, the costs of an aging society were, at best, largely theoretical. It was only the privileged—and the lucky—who avoided disease, accident, famine, or just the tolls of life before modern conveniences. The idea of a large population of older adults was barely considered. That’s why, when it became a reality […]

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Critical End-of-Life Choices: A Moving Presentation on “Being Mortal” in Morgan Hill

  Compassionately navigating end-of-life discussions with patients is something that many doctors haven’t yet mastered. All too often, a doctor may unintentionally leave a critical conversation unexplored, or encourage the patient to make a choice that doesn’t have their ultimate best interests at heart. This can create bad experiences for patients near the end of […]

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