Policy and Advocacy

posted Thu, 2020-03-12 10:22
New policies increasingly are acknowl­edging the unbearable financial burden and economic toll on caregivers, while valuing the time and work that caregiving entails.
posted Mon, 2020-03-09 15:02
Even if the need for family caregivers to older adults remains static, by 2040 people will be spending more time in eldercare than they do in childcare.
posted Mon, 2020-03-09 13:05
States’ leaders increasingly are moving policy reforms toward support of the direct care work­force.
posted Sat, 2020-02-08 17:52
The Winter 2019−20  issue of Generations outlines the high-risk situations in which access to justice is unavailable, denied, questioned or otherwise thwarted—situations that professionals in the field of aging must be aware of in order to help.
posted Mon, 2020-02-03 14:04
Knowing rights under the law is critical to ensure proper guardianship—or avoid it altogether.
posted Sun, 2020-02-02 14:04
How access to justice shapes—and challenges—the civil lives of older adults.
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 Fri, 2020-01-31 14:03
A program that combats elder financial abuse by fighting to recover money stolen from older adults with disabilities.
posted Tue, 2019-11-26 13:00
The opportunity to live in a caring, well-staffed senior living facility may provide the necessary well-being and connectedness that often is absent when elders live independently.
posted Thu, 2019-11-21 13:42
For many people, transitioning from the corporate world to the nonprofit sector seems an impossible feat.