Stories tagged: age
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018
Older workers get wiser: More Americans are delaying retirement, but finding jobs later in life isn’t so easy
A growing share of baby boomers is opting to work well into what traditionally would be their retirement years, but the challenges of remaining employed or re-entering the workforce at …
Wed., April 18, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
The mayor of Washington, D.C., and a majority of the council are voicing support for letting 16-year-olds vote for president.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 12:04 p.m.
Kroger is raising the minimum age to buy guns at its Fred Meyer stores, the third major retailer to place restrictions on gun sales that exceed federal law.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:17 p.m.
The Senate State Affairs Committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would raise the legal age of tobacco use in Idaho from 18 to 21.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
Top Republicans coping with a razor-thin majority in the Senate as they try pushing a partisan agenda are running smack into another complication – the sheer age and health issues …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Valerie Bunt doesn’t look like your typical breast cancer survivor.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 11:22 a.m.
Montana ranks fourth in the nation for the ratio of older workers killed on the job, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal statistics.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Julian Senn-Raemont isn’t convinced he needs to buy health insurance when he loses coverage under his dad’s plan in a couple of years – no matter what happens in the …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
The British government says that starting next year pornography websites will have to verify that their users are at least 18.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 7:21 a.m.
Wilhelmina Delco learned to swim at 80. Harold Berman is in his 67th year practicing law. Mildred Walston spent 76 years on the job at a candy company. And brothers …
Sun., June 18, 2017, noon
Age-related discrimination in the workplace still exists 50 years after the enactment of legislation designed to prevent it, aging experts and advocates have told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 9:49 a.m.
Alzheimer’s disease begins years before mental deterioration is detected, suggests a new study that could result in doubling the estimated number of people with the neurodegenerative disease.
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Each year, thousands of Americans miss their deadline to enroll in Medicare, and federal officials and consumer advocates worry that many of them mistakenly think they don’t need to sign …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
A 101-year-old D-Day veteran has become the oldest person in the world to skydive.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 8 a.m.
The reason for the increase isn’t clear, the report’s authors said. But one likely factor is that a growing number of elderly people are living at home and taking repeated …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:12 a.m.
Testosterone therapy for older men possibly could provide some benefit, but there are also signs it could cause harm, according to a major series of studies published Tuesday. The five …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 4:35 a.m.
What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital? A big study of older patients hospitalized for common illnesses raises that provocative possibility …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
The New Jersey woman who is the oldest American is another year older.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
A Kansas woman who became national news when she graduated from college at the age of 95, and continued taking classes until she was 100, has died.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:31 a.m.
Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest living person, marked her 117th birthday Tuesday, blowing out all the candles on her cake.
Sat., May 7, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
What constitutes a “normal” night’s sleep? That all depends, says Danny Forger, a biological mathematician at the University of Michigan and an expert in circadian clocks.
Sun., Feb. 7, 2016
Age limit should be set for tenure on the federal bench.
Mon., April 28, 2014
Bloomsday would seem to be the perfect fit for the baby boom generation that prides itself on staying fit, playing outdoors and socializing with friends. Age isn’t slowing these “senior” …
Thu., May 12, 2011
North Idaho is going gray faster than the rest of the state, numbers released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show. The median age in each of Idaho’s five …
Thu., May 18, 1995
Sun., March 12, 1995
A Second Wind Midlife Isn’t Beginning Of The End, It’s A Chance For A Brand New Start, Say Older Women
The antithesis of Polly Quackenbush is Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown. Brown, of the multiple face lifts, the Barbie-doll thin figure and the endless sex tips, refuses to age. Quackenbush, …
Thu., March 9, 1995
Rep. Clyde Boatright’s bill to rename the Idaho Office on Aging to the Idaho Commission on Aging passed unanimously Tuesday, and now goes to the House. The bill also would …