A New Kind of Heroism: Join IOA and Dr. Jessica Zitter as We Reimagine Our Approach to End-of-Life Care

Institute on Aging has been looking forward to partnering with Dr. Jessica Zitter to bring into the community her stirring insights and ideas about saving lives and dealing with death. Since we began communicating about the possibilities with her over a year ago, Dr. Zitter’s nationwide influence has greatly amplified as she’s become the trusted […]

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Barriers to Aging In Place: San Francisco’s Historic Homes May House Safety Concerns for Older Adults

One of the great things about San Francisco is its history—a once rough harbor joint; an international, smoky city full of sailors and dreamers from around the world. It seemed built for mystery: between the colorful characters and smothering fog, it’s no accident that it’s the birthplace of noir. All that history, throughout San Francisco […]

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The Benefits and Dangers of Marijuana for Older Adults: How To Safely Partake in the Bay Area

When California voters passed Proposition 64 last November, legalizing (with restriction) the cultivation, sale, and use of marijuana, it opened up a whole new cultural and economic world for the state. New businesses are flourishing, the tax base is expanded, and fewer people are being arrested for nonviolent crimes. But it also comes with misinformation […]

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