In the News

In the News is a collection of news stories about aging and disability issues, as well as news stories about ACL and ACL programs. (We are still working on the formatting of this page -- we'll streamline this into a single page of links soon.)

All of these links take you to external news websites. Linking does not indicate endorsement. 

June 14, 2017
Kaiser Health News AARP: States Lag in Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out of Nursing Homes
May 26, 2017
California Healthline  Caring for a Loved One? Care for Yourself, Too
May 26, 2017
NPR STATES FIGHTING BACK AGAINST NURSING HOME EVICTIONS.
May 19, 2017
New York Times  Planning to Age in Place? Find a Contractor Now Older people have the highest rate of homeownership in the country — about 80 percent, according to a 2016 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. The great majority live in single-family homes, most of them poorly suited for the disabilities common in later life.
May 18, 2017
Kaiser Health News Like Hunger or Thirst, Loneliness in Seniors Can Be Eased
May 11, 2017
Kaiser Health News CMS Gives States Until 2022 to Meet Medicaid Standards of Care
May 9, 2017
Kaiser Health News ‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s Dementia Caregivers Take Care of Themselves, Too
May 8, 2017
LA Daily News  Successful Aging: Celebrating Older Americans Month and the benefits of aging Older adults are taking center stage, not as members of a dance troupe, chorale or symphony, but to be featured performers for Older Americans Month. And that month is May.
May 6, 2017
Washington Post  Baby boomers join ‘aging-at-home villages’ for yoga, happy hour, cooking classes and biking
May 4, 2017
PBS Newshour  Many seniors who qualify for home-based care under Medicare aren’t receiving it. Why?

Last modified on 05/02/2017