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Covering Terrorism Cases | Elder Abuse | Grand Jury Recordings

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2017

We hear about disparities in domestic terrorism prosecutions, the latest on Oregon's "elder abuse epidemic," and a bill that would require grand juries proceedings be recorded.

Elder Abuse Prosecutor | Cubs Win | Misogyny On Twitter | Gary Johnson

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2016

We hear why bestselling Portland author Chelsea Cain recently shut down her Twitter account. We'll also talk to the state's first elder abuse prosecutor and end with an interview with Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson.

Protecting Oregon's Elders From Abuse

OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2013

This week the state legislature gave final approval to a bill that would expand the list of mandatory reporters for elder abuse.

Seniors Affected by Foreclosure

OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2012

The AARP found that a large number of Americans over 50 are falling victim to the mortgage crisis. 

Eating for Brain Health

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2012

A new study suggests that avoiding trans fats and eating certain nutrients may help maintain cognitive function and brain health.

Property Taxes for Seniors

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 3, 2011

Many senior citizens and people with disabilities in Oregon are finding they no longer qualify for a property tax deferral program. What will this mean for them when property taxes are due later this month?

Generational Politics

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 16, 2011

What are the benefits of forming advocacy groups based on age?

Life Review

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2011

What is the personal and societal value of older people sharing stories from their past?

Downsizing as a Senior

OPB | Broadcast: May 18, 2010

What is it like to downsize your life as you get older?