Ina Jaffe Ina Jaffe is a National desk correspondent based at NPR West, NPR's production center in Culver City, Calif.

Needs Of Retirees Take A Smaller Center Stage At White House Forum

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Chef Eric David Corradetti presents dinner to residents at the Bethlehem Woods senior living facility in La Grange Park, Ill. His kitchen emphasizes fresh produce and meats and meals made from scratch. Courtesy of Unidine hide caption

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Mush No More: Retirement Home Food Gets Fresh And Local

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Documentary Spotlights Perfectly Accessorized Iris Apfel

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Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

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Drop-In Chefs Help Seniors Stay In Their Own Homes

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Can A Person With Dementia Consent To Sex?

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Hawaii ranks 49th in the nation for use of home health care services during the last six months of someone's life. Videos from ACP Decisions show patients what their options are at the end of life. ACP Decisions hide caption

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Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation

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Richard Glatzer, Indie Film Director Behind 'Still Alice,' Dies

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Janice Ledtke and Pacho Lane chat during a speed dating event in The Age of Love. Courtesy of Free Play Pictures hide caption

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Speed Dating For Seniors Who Aren't Interested In Slowing Down

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Caregivers who are trained in responding to anxiety or aggression in people with dementia can effectively reduce those symptoms, studies find. iStockphoto hide caption

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Behavioral Therapy Helps More Than Drugs For Dementia Patients

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About 1 in 3 patients with dementia who live in nursing homes are being sedated with antipsychotic drugs, the GAO says. Outside nursing homes, about 1 in 7 dementia patients are getting the risky drugs. Wladimir Bulgar/iStockphoto hide caption

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GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipsychotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

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