Original article located here: http://www.aarp.org/health/health-care-reform/info-10-2010/health-panel-10201.html
by: Jenna Walls, Kathleen Gifford, Catherine Rudd - Health Management Associates, Rex O'Rourke, Martha Roherty, Lindsey Copeland - National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities, Wendy Fox-Grage - AARP Public Policy Institute
(Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff)
They jitterbugged, they did the boot scootin' boogie, the salsa, and the YMCA. They twirled and they swayed. Their hairs were gray, but the music made the years fade away.
Scores of seniors gathered today at the Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Center in Jamaica Plain for coffee and cake and to cut a rug at the 4th Annual 50s and 60s Sock Hop Senior Prom, which was part of SeniorPalooza, a series of events held in Boston every May for the elderly and disabled.
Dale Mitchell, Ethos' Executive Director, talks about Ethos' mission on BNN's "It's all about Arts" with Glenn Williams.
by Stu Maddux
We recently completed a new documentary film that puts a face on a problem you know all too well: Older LGBT adults going back into the closet because they fear discrimination or even abuse in the care they receive or from others with whom they live.
To create "Gen Silent," we spent a year in Boston, Mass., with six LGBT people facing this decision. But as I looked through the lens I began catching glimpses of a movement in the background.