Aging Today

posted Tue, 2019-10-29 15:19
The Age-Friendly framework, boiled down to four critical elements to great care, is now referred to as the 4Ms: what Matters to older adults; Medication, Mentation and Mobility.
posted Tue, 2019-09-24 13:27
Workforce shortages are already a challenge in much of the developed world. One solution is hiding in plain sight: hire and retain older adults.
posted Tue, 2019-09-24 13:14
Recent studies show that as many as half of Americans will live in a nursing home at some point in their lives,
posted Mon, 2019-09-23 16:30
The sad reality is that for too long guardianship abuse has been a hidden secret in this country.
posted Mon, 2019-09-23 14:44
What’s the longevity economy worth? Plus: California’s Master Plan for Aging, the guardianship debate, full disclosure at nursing homes and the soul of caregiving.
posted Wed, 2019-09-04 14:39
The significance of the Executive Order cannot be understated: at no time in the past has a Califor­nia governor committed leadership and resources to whole-scale systems planning to meet the needs of California’s aging population.
posted Thu, 2019-08-15 11:32
Since 2019, the National Council on Aging and the Aging and Disability Business Institute at the National Association for Area Agencies on Aging have hosted a six-month webinar-based training program for community-based organizations looking to pursue partnerships and contracts with Medicare Advanta
posted Mon, 2019-08-12 12:58
Professionals who work in aging services believe they have a firm grasp on the challenges related to aging. Yet despite what they think they know, many may not understand the re­alities of the aging experience until they themselves are aging.
posted Mon, 2019-08-12 11:32
The Aging and Disability Business Institute of the National As­sociation of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Council on Aging are working together to convene the MA Learning Collaborative.
posted Fri, 2019-07-19 18:40
The significance of the Executive Order cannot be understated: at no time in the past has a Califor­nia governor committed leadership and resources to whole-scale systems planning to meet the needs of California’s aging population.