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O.J. Simpson during a break in a court hearing in Las Vegas in 2013. Simpson is up for parole after nearly nine years in prison on charges stemming from a bid to retrieve sports memorabilia. Ethan Miller/AP hide caption

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O.J. Simpson Parole Hearing Could Lead To His Release From Prison

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Adina Acevera and other seniors at Brooklyn's Macon Library have teams and tournaments, complete with matching shirts, for Xbox bowling. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Xbox Bowling For Seniors? Visit Your Local Library

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Former bookkeeper Betty Redlin, 88, broke a hip a few years ago and was never able to walk again. She's on Medi-Cal, California's version of Medicaid. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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Nursing Homes Worry Proposed Medicaid Cuts Will Force Cuts, Closures

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Meet A Home Contractor Who Helps Older People Age In Place

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Vincent Galvan first went to a nursing home in 2012 after his right leg was amputated. He was evicted after complaining about his care. Mariah Woelfel/WVIK hide caption

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As Nursing Homes Evict Patients, States Question Motives

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Gail Dougherty, 61, was a project manager at Intel until she retired in 2016. Now she is working part time at a health center, part of a fellowship paid by Intel as a regular retirement benefit. Ina Jaffe/NPR hide caption

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At Intel, A Retirement Perk That Can Kick Off A New Career As A Paid Fellow

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Older adults have been excluded from some websites that post jobs, according to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. Jonathan McHugh/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Older Workers Find Age Discrimination Built Right Into Some Job Websites

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Blatant discrimination against older workers is illegal, but new research shows that it can be harder to get hired when you're older. Aleutie/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Too Much Experience To Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias

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One client receives food from Meals on Wheels. Most of the federal money for the program comes through the Older Americans Act. That's part of the Department of Health and Human Services budget, which is slated for a cut of nearly 18 percent. Courtesy of Meals on Wheels America hide caption

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Food Is Just One Serving Of What Meals On Wheels Gives Seniors

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Of the 25 Best Picture nominees Stacy Smith examined, she found only two examples of an actor over 60 who was essential to the story. The characters appeared in Birdman and Spotlight -- and both were played by Michael Keaton. Atsushi Nishijima/ Fox Searchlight hide caption

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In A Film Industry Focused On Youth, Older Characters Are Tough To Find

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Can Poetry Keep You Young? Science Is Still Out, But The Heart Says Yes

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Congress Poised To Stop State-Run Retirement Programs

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Medicaid doesn't just provide health care for the poor; it also pays for long-term care for a lot of older people, including the majority of nursing home residents. Repealing the ACA could change the way Medicaid programs are funded. Bill Gallery/Doctor Stock/Science Faction/Getty Images hide caption

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Obamacare Repeal Could Threaten Provisions That Help Older Adults

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Women's Marches Across The Country Highlight Numerous Issues

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