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

Manson Dies At 83. Lead Cult Members Who Committed 1969 Murders

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'The Longevity Economy': What Does It Mean To Be Old?

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Gloria Single and her husband Bill Single in the dining hall of the skilled nursing floor at Pioneer House nursing home in Sacramento. AARP Foundation attorneys say California needs to more tightly enforce laws that prohibit evictions of the sort that separated the Singles, and sped up her physical decline. Aubrey Jones hide caption

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AARP Foundation Sues Nursing Home To Stop Illegal Evictions

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Majority Of Northern California Wildfire Victims Were 65 Or Older

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Las Vegas Community Remembers Off-Duty Officer Killed At Concert

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Calif. Special Education Teacher Was Killed In Las Vegas Shooting

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Navy Veteran Survives Afghanistan, But Dies In Las Vegas Shooting

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Of 134 cases of serious abuse federal investigators found, more than one-quarter were not reported to the police. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Serious Nursing Home Abuse Often Not Reported To Police, Federal Investigators Find

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New nursing home residents are frequently handed an agreement to go to arbitration instead of suing if something goes wrong. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Under Trump Rule, Nursing Home Residents May Not Be Able To Sue After Abuse

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A recent study shows a link between high discharge rates for live patients and hospice profit margins. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Nearly 1 In 5 Hospice Patients Discharged While Still Alive

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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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