Court Says West Los Angeles VA Rental Deals Were Illegal

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For Hospital Patients, Observation Status Can Prove Costly

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Hazel Trexler-Campbell throws spray-painted horseshoes during the Senior Games in Cleveland on July 23. Benjamin Morris for NPR hide caption

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Pickleball, Anyone? Senior Athletes Play New Games And Old

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Graham Johnston, 82, poses for a portrait through an underwater window at the pool on Wednesday. Graham competed at the Senior Games in Cleveland, where more than 10,000 athletes older than 55 are competing in various sports. Benjamin Morris for NPR hide caption

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Age Hasn't Stopped This Man From Swimming — And Winning

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At the Baltimore Green House, every resident has a private room that's close to the common areas, shown here. Courtesy of Catholic Charities hide caption

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Move Over Nursing Homes — There's Something Different

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Seniors Flex Creative Muscles In Retirement Arts Colonies

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Republicans celebrated when California Gov. Pete Wilson was re-elected in 1994. But his divisive campaign led to a backlash, especially among the growing Latino population in the state. Kevork Djansezian/AP hide caption

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How To Turn A Red State Blue: California Edition

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The Greenes say they take it a day at a time and relish the many long-term memories they've shared for nearly 60 years. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Despite Alzheimer's, Couple Holds Tight To Old Memories

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Plug Pulled On California Nuclear Plant, For Good

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Automatic-Enrollment IRAs Get A Test Run In California

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A Mother's Fight Against 3 Strikes Law 'A Way of Life'

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'A Lovely Feeling': Celebrating Older Women With Fabulous Style

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Richard Piña, 69, with customer Augustin Bustos at Rich's Den barbershop in Calumet City, Ill. Piña, who retired from the Chicago police force 12 years ago, works at his shop four or five hours a day. Beth Rooney for NPR hide caption

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A Retired Chicago Cop's Second Act Is At A Barbershop

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For Midwife, 71, Delivering Babies Never Gets Old

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At 85, 'Old-School' Politician Shows No Signs Of Quitting

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