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Elderly Americans Tag

Co-published with The New York TimesDecades of tough-on-crime sentencing and increasingly rigid release policies have left many to grow old in a system that was not designed to accommodate them.

Co-published with The New YorkerFor a 91-year-old law-school graduate, the Department of Education discharged more than three hundred thousand dollars in student debt. Could relief be that simple?

Co-published with Salt Lake City WeeklyA tax break for Utah seniors could be a lifeline—if only people knew about it.

Co-published with The American Prospect and reprinted in Autostraddle. In upstate New York, a nursing home eviction due to a debt has indefinitely separated two women’s enduring love by 80 miles.

Co-published with The American ProspectAs public benefits migrate online, senior citizens are being left behind.

Co-published with The Guardian. As numbers climbed at a facility for veterans in New Jersey, the rights of grieving family members fell away.

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