Senior Citizens

A New Jersey bill that would have gutted consumer protections was withdrawn after opposition from CWA, community and senior groups.
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn told the National Urban League it's "imperative that we get everyone connected."
State deregulation of landline service is rampant -- with grim effects for workers and consumers.
Judge: suit to force Netflix to provide closed captioning must go forward. And we in the deaf and hard-of-hearing community are pleased.
Seniors' use of the Internet has climbed rapidly in the past year.
Getting Seniors Online says low-income seniors have the lowest Internet adoptions rates, and while public programs help, they're inadequately funded.
Despite the continuing growth of broadband, racial, educational age and income divides still persist, according to Pew Internet.
Four states have already given AT&T and Verizon an end to required landline service, and more are coming, says journalist in this video.
Four House Democrats asked the FCC to use the Universal Service Fund to improve Internet access in the country's schools, libraries and health clinics.
As the first Baby Boomers turn 65 this year, they join the 13 percent of Americans that age or older. And that cohort is growing. While communities struggle to find the funding and infrastructure to cope with the aging, one area is particularly at risk — rural America.