Here’s how the Shapiro administration can best help older Pennsylvanians | Ray E. Landis
A new beginning in the executive and legislative branches provides an opportunity for a dramatic shift in focus.
How old is too old to run for president? The answer isn’t cut and dried | Ray Landis
That decision should be based on how best to move the United States forward – not on the date on a birth certificate.
That giant Social Security cost-of-living bump underlines the need to fix it | Ray E. Landis
If the opponents of Social Security insist on labeling it an entitlement, let’s take a small step in that direction.
Why can’t we get a handle on scams targeting the elderly? | Ray E. Landis
Older adults, who are more used to face-to-face interactions, are particularly vulnerable.
Casey urges Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to safeguard seniors against payment app scams
Citing an increase in scams involving peer-to-peer payment apps during the pandemic, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., has urged the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to increase protections for those who use the services. Apps such as Venmo, Zelle, CashApp and PayPal have become more popular, and are increasingly being used by scammers to defraud older […]
The three things the Pa. Legislature did in 2021 to help older Pennsylvanians | Ray E. Landis
From tele-health to broadband expansion, lawmakers advanced critical pieces of legislation.
Our next big policy challenge: Safe and affordable housing for our aging population | Ray E. Landis
We want seniors to 'age in place' -- but that's not as easy as it sounds for many Americans.
America is aging rapidly. Our policies need to keep pace | Ray E. Landis
In many ways, Pa. is a laboratory for what the rest of the country is beginning to experience as its population ages.
We have to reverse COVID’s blow to American life expectancy. Here’s how | Ray E. Landis
Guaranteeing the future of Social Security and Medicare are two good places to start
Report: Number of Americans who need long-term care will double by 2065 | Wednesday Morning Coffee
By age 90, more than half of all U.S. adults require help bathing, eating, and with other activities of daily life.
How our post-truth age has made it easier for scammers targeting the elderly to flourish | Ray E. Landis
It is troubling to contemplate the number of people who are susceptible to this kind of lie, which targets some of our most vulnerable.
My family’s long-term care story – and what it says about the challenges we all face | Ray E. Landis
There's no one way to do it, but we need to do a better job of preparing families for the decisions that are coming.