It's been said that the most important demographic group for the success of Obamacare is the "young invincibles" -- healthy young adults.And there's no state with a smaller proportion of young people buying health insurance through the Obamacare exchange than Arizona.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio now wants to be called America's "oldest" sheriff, instead of the title (he gave himself) of America's "toughest" sheriff.
Image: Ray SternColin Campbell, retired Maricopa County Superior Court judge, is representing a group of retired judges suing a state pension plan in an attempt to reverse a law that shrinks pensioners' cost-of-living adjustments. Retired judges are fighting a new law that reduces their pensi ... More >>
www.stupidfunnytshirtgifts.com"World Elder Abuse Day" actually exists, but is a bit misleading -- it's not a day designated for beating the crap out of old people, it's to raise awareness of people beating the crap out of old people.Wednesday is the official day to not beat up old people, and Ari ... More >>
The big question this afternoon at a press conference regarding the disgusting conditions at three Phoenix assisted living facilities was where the hell was the Arizona Department of Health Services to shut these places down? Turns out, at least one of the facilities was "on [DHS'] radar" since l ... More >>
Volleyball studs take over
www.dailymail.co.ukThere are few things more maddening than getting stuck behind some old person doing 35 miles per hour, and the City of Phoenix may have found a solution.This week, the city launched a program called "Senior Cab," where it offers senior citizens vouchers for cab rides at a ... More >>
http://grafitgrafix.com/c2cw.com/index.htmlFor most people, retirement is a time to relax, catch up on some TV -- maybe play a little golf. Not for Al Slusser. This 70-year old Arizona man has decided to spend one of his golden years walking across the country. If that sounds badass, get th ... More >>
Image: www.americanpie.ugo.com While searching for real news this morning, it was impossible to miss the front-page story in the Arizona Republic about dating "cougars." You know, older women, MILFs -- Mrs. Robinson, Stifler's Mom. The funny, feline-flavored& ... More >>
Image: Wikimedia Commons You probably noticed it was getting warm outside, and so have officials with the City of Phoenix. According to a lengthy news release and online guide to surviving the annual heat wave, municipal workers are training senior citizens and passing out water to the homeless. Th ... More >>
This just in: Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas is about to announce the issuance of search warrants in the 2006 assisted suicide of a mentally ill Phoenix woman. The case, which involved volunteers coming to town to help 58-year-old Jana Van Voorhis kill herself, was firs ... More >>
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Songs of No Consequence
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Vern Johnson's rest home for homos is good news for the gay and gray
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In Black Theatre Troupe's bawdy bIRTH, only the audience gets screwed
The Bash on Ash
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Senior-citizen druggies make The California Kid one sorry state of affairs
Catholic-run retirement community may find salvation at City Hall
They put their life savings into a Christian housing development owned by the Conservative Baptists. Now they're praying for deliverance.
Black Theatre Troupe's Dancers is one for the ages
Valley ubercyclist navigates exercise bike path of life
21 months after being charged with looting the estates of elderly Arizonans, one defendant dies. The other awaits trial.
SOME PLUNDERED ESTATES WIN COMPENSATION, BUT CRIMINAL CASE FACES DELAYS
THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ORDERED THE RAID ON CORLISS FORD'S HOME FOR THE ELDERLY. CRIMINAL INVESTIGATORS CLEARED HER OF WRONGDOING. THE AG'S OFFICE RUINED HER LIFE, ANYWAY.
RELATIVES OF SENIORS WHOSE ESTATES WERE PLUNDERED HOPE FOR JUSTICE