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60 Minutes
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60 Minutes 20h
“I'm full of pep when I wake up. And since I'm a very optimistic person, I know it's going to be a really good day,” says 99-year-old Holocaust survivor Helen Weil. Neurologist Claudia Kawas says a positive outlook could be associated with longevity.
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60 Minutes 21h
Sid Shero, 99, Lou Tirado, 100, and Helen Weil, 99 — three participants in a landmark study of men and women over the age of 90 — reflect on growing up between two World Wars and during the Great Depression.
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60 Minutes 22h
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One woman who says she fears eviction is Charlotte, a mother of three, who works in the restaurant industry. She told 60 Minutes she was homeless at one point and says she worries about being homeless again.
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60 Minutes 22h
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“An eviction can impact a family's ability to rehouse for more than ten years,” says social worker Laura Tucker. “Even if you have a good paying job... finding an apartment that will accept you once you have an eviction is almost impossible.”
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60 Minutes 22h
Millions of Americans face the risk of losing their homes when a federal order limiting evictions expires at the end of the year. That could have a ripple effect on kids trying to learn.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“When families gather on Thursday, there will likely be fewer places at the table.” Lesley Stahl with parting words about this week's holiday.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
Previously, when doctors found signs of Alzheimer’s disease in a patient’s brain, they assumed dementia was inevitable. But now, there’s a possibility that certain people might have protection against dementia, what scientists are calling “resilience.”
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60 Minutes Nov 22
In a study of adults over 90 years old, scientists found that one participant had a number of dementia-causing pathologies in his brain. But he lived to age 100 with clear thinking and memory in spite of it.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
There are a number of dementia-causing brain conditions other than Alzheimer’s disease that doctors can’t identify while a patient is alive. It’s likely that many people in their 90’s who are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s may actually have something else.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
After one 90+ study participant who suffered from memory problems died, the research team expected to find pathologies associated with Alzheimer’s in his brain. Instead, they found TDP-43 – a newly identified cause of dementia in people over 90.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
Neurologist Claudia Kawas says most people — probably even most doctors — would assume 102-year-old Ruthy Stahl’s memory problems stem from Alzheimer’s disease. But scientists are finding out more and more about the complexities of what causes dementia.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
In 2014, 60 Minutes reported on participants in a study of adults over the age of 90. Six years later, we found several of the participants thriving.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“Half of all children born today in the United States and Europe is going to reach their 103rd or 104th birthday,” says neurologist Claudia Kawas, the lead investigator of UC Irvine’s research study on adults over the age of 90.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“There’s a little boy living in that apartment not going to school according to the neighbors… whether he’s my Antoine or some Antoine, we’re going to get a student in school. So it’s a good day,” says Tampa school social worker Laura Tucker.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“This is uncharted ground. We've never had to look this hard for kids in my career,” social worker Laura Tucker says as 60 Minutes spent the day with her while she looked for school-age kids missing from the school rosters.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
This fall, social worker Laura Tucker, who was looking students who hadn’t re-enrolled in school, found many families in motels because shelters were full. She expects her job to get harder as the federal order that stops evictions expires soon.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
Numerous school districts told 60 Minutes that their largest decrease in enrollment — resulting from the pandemic — is in pre-K and kindergarten. It’s too early to know how the disruption caused by COVID will impact student learning.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“It was very difficult, but I’d try to make it work as best as I could,” says high school senior Kiara, who struggled to keep up with her schoolwork when her family ended up living in a single hotel room. Sometimes, she walks to a local park to study.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
60 Minutes compiled enrollment data from 78 of the largest school districts in the country and found that at least 240,000 students were unaccounted for when school started this year.
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60 Minutes Nov 22
“Some of them just aren't doing school. And you can get away with it right now. And that's really scary,” says social worker Laura Tucker about students who have not enrolled in brick and mortar school or in online learning in the Tampa area.
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