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posted 06.14.2018
An unbefriended LGBT elder could end up with a guardian with whom the elder has no prior personal connection, and who may have little to no LGBT cultural competency or interest in protecting the elder’s LGBT identity and relationships. Read More
posted 06.04.2018
The Court's decision today means there is more to do to ensure a bright aging future for all people, regardless of identity. Read More
posted 05.21.2018
Mirroring the complexities of our modern world, the work of aging advocacy also is chal­lenging and complex. Aging Today recently spoke with three advocates in the aging sector about why they do the work they do. Read More
posted 05.21.2018
While some policymakers and advocates say we cannot sustain programs that invest in an aging population, while also supporting the education and development of younger generations, others listen to what most Americans believe: It’s not a fight, it’s a family. Read More
posted 05.21.2018
To me, and I suspect to many Aging Today readers, it is clear that large swaths of older people are not getting the help they need to survive, let alone thrive in our abundant and prosperous society. Read More
posted 05.18.2018
Nursing homes are roughly divisible into three strata: a narrow top level with a consistent focus on residents’ well-be­ing, a large mid­­dle level characterized by low-energy mediocrity and a bottom level emphasizing cost-cutting for a presumably captive clientele. Read More
posted 05.18.2018
The elder service plan for Shanghai is 90–7–3, meaning 90 percent of the people will age at home with community- and home-based services; 7 percent will rely upon services provided by community-based facilities; and 3 percent will be cared for in institutions, including CCRCs, assisted... Read More
posted 05.18.2018
Over the past year, we have seen that when we as individuals make our voices heard and mobi­lize together, members of Congress will listen—and powerful grassroots resistance movement or­ganizations have made it easy to plug in.  Read More
posted 05.16.2018
Baby boomers, born between 1945 and 1965, are 5 times more likely to have HCV, yet most do not know that they should be tested for it. Read More
posted 05.10.2018
The call for community-based organizations to become more business savvy has become nearly dogma in the field of managed care. Read More

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