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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

With identity theft reports up, residents are urged to protect themselves

LANSING — There has been a significant increase in reports of identity theft connected with the COVID-19 pandemic, state officials say. And the Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers “to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the coronavirus, or ...

Parted couple overcome pain of pandemic through glass

BARCELONA, Spain — Since the coronavirus pandemic struck Spain, a glass pane has separated Xavier Anto and Carmen Panzano for the first prolonged period of the couple’s 65-year marriage. Anto, age 90, appears three or four times a week at the street-level window that looks into the ...

US hunger crisis persists, especially for kids, older adults

PHOENIX — America is starting to claw its way out of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, but food insecurity persists, especially for children and older adults. Food banks around the U.S. continue giving away far more canned, packaged and fresh provisions than they did ...