Technology, Accessibility & Transportation

posted Fri, 2020-02-07 15:09
The members of the Network on Environments, Services and Technologies (NEST) council invite Atlanta conference attendees to join us on Wednesday, March 25 for our NEST Program Day entitled Intervention to Innovation: Technology-Driven Solutions for Aging in Community.
posted Sat, 2020-02-01 14:04
An overview of U.S. civil rights laws, how they do (or do not) protect America’s elders, and how advocates can take action when elders’ rights are violated. 
posted Mon, 2019-11-18 14:11
Nursing home suicides, what LGBTQ elders and immigrants share, the lives and legacies of America’s vets, helping hoarders and more…
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 Wed, 2019-07-24 13:21
The Summer 2019 issue of Generations lays out the landscape of how rural America does and does not work for older adults—barriers to accessing services and scarce resources juxtaposed against life on the land and the value of that community.
posted Fri, 2019-07-19 09:47
FEMA introduced its Strategic Plan for 2018–2022, which included a new emphasis on building a culture of preparedness, along with government administrative simplifications to ready America for catastrophes. How can the aging services com­munity learn from these events?
posted Mon, 2019-07-15 14:39
The three major types of elder abuse are financial abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse.
posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?
posted Thu, 2019-04-04 13:45
Increasingly, first responders such as law enforcement, EMTs and paramedics, and firefighters are encountering people living with dementia in the course of their work and need sound strategies for keeping the person with dementia and the rest of the community safe.