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Tara Bahrampour

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The proceeds of the sale of more than 2000 gowns from Ephonia Green’s bridal boutique will help repay the money she stole from her non-profit employer.

  • Nov 18, 2015

When Purpose Prize recipient Laurie Ahern saw cruel patient conditions in Uruguay, she had an epiphany.

  • Nov 13, 2015

The country inexplicably decided to release 69 adoptees, but over 1,000 are still waiting to enter the U.S.

  • Nov 11, 2015

From knitting to decoding, 104-year-old Mary Saylor has a long record of wartime efforts.

  • Nov 10, 2015

Treating older people as an asset rather than a burden is key, experts say.

  • Nov 2, 2015

Working appears to prevent dementia and other ills — and the type of work matters, too.

  • Oct 29, 2015

Costs of care soar as more Americans suffer from dementia; minorities and women hit hard

  • Oct 26, 2015

One in four family caregivers is now 18-34, sacrificing time and money to help aging parents and grandparents.

  • Oct 24, 2015

In the face of a looming “caregiver crisis,” advocates call for legislation to help those who help others.

  • Oct 20, 2015

Faith leaders respond to Obama’s interview with Marilynne Robinson.

  • Oct 13, 2015
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Tara Bahrampour, a staff writer based in Washington, D.C., writes about aging and generations. A staff writer for the Washington Post since 2004, she has also covered immigration and education for the Post, and has reported for the Post from the Middle East and North Africa, and from the republic of Georgia, for which she won the German Marshall Fund’s Peter R. Weitz Award for reporting on European affairs. She is the author of To See and See Again: A Life in Iran and America, a memoir about revolution and growing up in two cultures.
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