Monthly Archive (Generations)
The Summer 2012 issue of Generations focuses on three primary areas of interest: the current financial landscape of retirement for elders; a clinical perspective on older adults’ financial capacity; and the legal aspects of financial competency in the aging cohort. The issue’s... Read More
While hard economic times continue for many Americans, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau steps forward to create a special office that will protect elders against financial abuse and educate them about financial literacy. Read More
When planning for retirement, all LGBT couples, legally married or not, need to take into account their state’s specific rules on inheritance. Read More
Connecting the dots between neuronal damage, brain network disruption, cognitive deficits, and impairment of financial capacity. Read More
An economist’s look at the level of financial knowledge among elders, and the quality of their financial decision-making. Read More
In the United States, older adults are the most vulnerable to impairment and loss of financial skills
and capacity—not only because of the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias, but also due to normal cognitive aging. Read More
As we wade through today’s flurry of news and media reports on the June 28, 2012, Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act, there is one key thing to remember: the path to healthcare reform is still a steep climb. Advocates for America’s older adults, especially, must have access to the... Read More
As assisted living evolves, there are many challenges—from equitable access to remaining true to original design principles.
By Mauro Hernandez
Since the late 1980s, states have considered assisted living (AL) a key home- and community-based service (HCBS)... Read More
What lessons have been learned from this long-running demonstration program?
By Susan C. Reinhard
Almost fifty years ago, the United States created a new program known as Medicaid to support healthcare for people with very low incomes and assets. Because this healthcare ... Read More
Several unique house-call models prevent hospital admissions and save money when treating the chronically ill.
By Jennifer Hayashi and Bruce Leff
As the number of older Americans living with chronic illness and disability grows over the coming decades, the need for focused,... Read More
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