Legal & Ethical Issues

posted Mon, 2016-01-25 10:46
Statewide publicity of a tragic failure resulted in a call for  LTC reform from newspaper editors, consumers and California’s legislators.
posted Mon, 2016-01-11 15:53
Where do we stand on caregiver protections at work, and how can the United States become a more caring place?
posted Mon, 2015-11-09 14:14
The once-bipartisan White House Conference on Aging (WHCOA) has been held roughly every decade since passage of the landmark Older Americans Act in 1965.   
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:22
The first step toward fixing a problem is to understand why it exists, and then propose solutions.
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:20
Advocacy organizations are a key source for public information about older adults. How can they best communicate well-framed stories that change the larger public discourse about aging?
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:19
Perhaps because of its complexity and self-perpetuating nature, ageism is finally piquing the interest of science, advocacy movements, and society in general.
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:19
In some workplaces, ageism shows no sign of abating—but there are bright spots in the data, and a new path forward.
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:18
Unconscious biases and rules that operate in the financial marketplace contribute to systemic inaction that leads to ageism.
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:17
Ageism in the healthcare sphere is not just demeaning, but can be dangerous, as it is often the cause for both over- and under-treatment of older adults.
posted Thu, 2015-10-22 15:16
Fighting ageism through civic engagement could be the baby boomers’ next big human rights battle.