Policy and Advocacy

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.
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 Tue, 2019-10-29 13:44
The U.S. retirement system is flawed and inadequate. The remedy? Expand Social Security and ensure employers and workers contribute to simple, affordable retirement plans.
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.