Latest Age discrimination News

Civil rights complaint targets Idaho health care rationing

Sep. 24, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over the state's “crisis standards of care” guidelines for hospitals that are overwhelmed by patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. The group Justice in Aging...

Ex-Iowa anchor hopes her age bias lawsuit changes TV news

Aug. 24, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As a prominent reporter and anchor at one of Iowa’s biggest local television stations, Sonya Heitshusen was known for doggedly investigating injustices and holding the powerful accountable. A year after WHO-TV in Des Moines abruptly let her go,...

Connecticut launches "one stop shop" elder justice hotline

Jul. 19, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Connecticut state agencies and organizations launched a new “elder justice hotline” on Monday to provide a “one stop shop” to help older people navigate state services, for everything from age-based discrimination to neglect issues. ...