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In Week of Mourning, Americans Honor Reagan

America begins a week of mourning for former President Ronald Reagan, who died Saturday at age 93 after a decade-long battle with Alzheimer's disease. Reagan's body will lie in repose at his presidential library in California and in state at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. A state funeral is set for Friday, which will also be a national day of mourning. Hear NPR's Ina Jaffe.

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Ina Jaffe is a veteran NPR correspondent covering the aging of America. Her stories on Morning Edition and All Things Considered have focused on older adults' involvement in politics and elections, dating and divorce, work and retirement, fashion and sports, as well as issues affecting long term care and end of life choices. In 2015, she was named one of the nation's top "Influencers in Aging" by PBS publication Next Avenue, which wrote "Jaffe has reinvented reporting on aging."