May 2018

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.   Advocating for Indigenous Populations   Dave Baldridge, executive director…
posted 05.21.2018
By Donna Butts Aging advocacy is an intergenerational issue.   When Congress enacted the National Family Caregiver Support Program as part of the Older American’s Act reauthorization in 2000, the bill overlooked an important category of caregiving. The program was introduced to provide…
posted 05.10.2018
By Sherry Leach and Jacob Bielecki Editor’s note: The SCAN Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Administration for Community Living, the Gary and Mary West Foundation, the Marin Community Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation have united to fund a three-year grant to develop…
posted 05.10.2018
By Jessica Briefer French Editor’s note: The SCAN Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the Administration for Community Living, the Gary and Mary West Foundation, the Marin Community Foundation and the Colorado Health Foundation have united to fund a three-year grant to develop and…