[SENIOR MOMENTS] Dangerous Consequences

As you are probably aware, the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” is under the nation’s microscope. Congress is deliberating on how America should deliver health care insurance to all of its citizens, impacting all...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Our Housing Crises

The election on March 7th will propose additional solutions for our city’s ongoing concern about housing construction not keeping up with population growth. We are confronted with high homelessness counts, scarcity of affordable housing,...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Is It Alzheimer’s?

As we get older, our bodies don’t always cooperate with our wants. We put up with lower energy, less agility, muscular aches, hearing loss or vision impairments that we didn’t have when we were...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Realizing a Livable Community

A recent article in the Los Angeles Times entitled, “Angelenos Take the Long View,” was encouraging for those of us who are wringing our hands over an uncertain future with a new White House...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Keeping Safe

No one is immune from falling. After all, when we were learning to walk, we did a lot of falling. However, the risk of falling is greater as you get older. According to the...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Voting for a Livable Community

There is angst about our upcoming general election, particularly relating to the choice of presidential candidates. However, in addition to that race, and the contests between other political candidates on the ballot, we in...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] A New Lexicon for a Livable Community

With the Mayor’s Executive Directive No. 17 and the proclamation that Los Angeles is part of the American Assoc. of Retired Persons (AARP) Network of Age-Friendly Communities, you might be wondering what features would...

[SENIOR MOMENTS] Congress Can Agree Sometimes

In this political season, you might have concluded that Congress and the President can never agree on anything. But on April 19, 2016, President Obama signed Senate Bill 192, the reauthorization of the Older...