California's Death Penalty Declared Unconstitutional

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Study: Older Americans Aim To Stay Independent In Their Homes

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Lively is a sensor that can be attached to a pill box, keys or doors. It lets people know whether aging parents are taking their medicines or sticking to their routines. Courtesy of Lively hide caption

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Will This Tech Tool Help Manage Older People's Health? Ask Dad

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NPR Survey Reveals Despised And Acceptable Terms For Aging

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Minnesota, Washington and Oregon topped the ranking, which looked at 26 variables, including affordability and whether patients could get good paid care at home. Alabama and Kentucky came in last. Fred Froese/iStockphoto hide caption

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How Your State Rates In Terms Of Long-Term Care

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Is Working Past Retirement Age An Antidote To Getting Old?

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The Liftware device, shown here as an early prototype (left) and the final design, starts up automatically when it's lifted from the table. There's no "on" switch to fumble with. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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A Spoon That Shakes To Counteract Hand Tremors

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With their matching blue wigs, the dancers in the Palm Springs Follies chorus (they're called the "long-legged lovelies") give a whole new meaning to the cliche "blue-haired old ladies." Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Dancers Find A Second Act At Palm Springs Follies

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Tech Giants Settle Class-Action Lawsuit

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More and more older adults are becoming entrepreneurs instead of retiring, like Paul Tasner of Pulpworks, who spoke at the 2013 Global Social Venture Competition in California. Courtesy of Kevin Warnock hide caption

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Never Too Late: More Older Adults Sold On Entrepreneurship

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Manuel "Manny" Aguirre, 80, has been mixing cocktails at Musso and Frank Grill in Los Angeles for more than two decades. He works part time and could retire — but he doesn't want to. Courtesy of Musso and Frank Grill hide caption

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Thinking Of Retiring? Consider Your Health

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Man signing a contract in his attorney's office. Lisa F. Young/iStockPhoto hide caption

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With Less Financial Security, Older Workers Stay On The Job

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