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January 2016

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posted 01.27.2016
Holistic Quality of Life assessment is a vital aspect of Geriatric Care Management, as Geriatric Care Managers seek to understand the complex, interconnected parts of an individual, considering physical, mental, spiritual, and social factors and how they impact the overall health and well-being of... Read More
posted 01.27.2016
Preview of American Society on Aging Conference panel: “Come to Patient-Centered Care: Translating Patients’ Wishes Into Federal and State Policy,” March 21, 9:00am.  Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Learn and connect with experts in the field of aging and others just entering the field at ASA’s Aging in America Conference, March 20-24. The American Society on Aging makes it easy! Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Advocates who are attuned to the nation’s demographic shifts can also take advantage of digital shifts, using the power social media affords to shape the public conversation.  Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Advocacy can be—and often is—a messy business. It is not for the faint of heart and it can’t be half-hearted. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
Statewide publicity of a tragic failure resulted in a call for  LTC reform from newspaper editors, consumers and California’s legislators. Read More
posted 01.25.2016
The LTCOP, mandated in 1978 under the Older Americans Act, is designed to provide independent oversight over the quality of care in LTC facilities by advocating for residents’ health, safety, welfare and rights. Read More
posted 01.21.2016
The ACL has introduced a number of valuable programs to support family caregivers, allowing states and communities to deliver a variety of services. Read More
posted 01.21.2016
Renowned scholar and pioneer in aging research and the field of gerontology, James E. (Jim) Birren, died on Friday, January 15, 2016. He was 97. Read More

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