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posted 05.18.2017
Elder abuse, including domestic violence and sexual abuse, affects millions of older adults and the people who love and care for them. One in 10 community-residing older adults have reported experiencing elder abuse in the past year. More than 5 million older adults may be victimized each year. Read More
posted 05.15.2017
In recent years, significant progress has been made in identifying and scaling best practices to support a population having increasing rates of chronic conditions and frailty. The widespread focus on care coordination and collaborations between healthcare and social services is driving reductions... Read More
posted 05.15.2017
Each year, an estimated 5 million older persons are abused, neglected and exploited. Older adults throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation. Read More
posted 05.09.2017
Nearly 45 million people age 65 or older live in the United States—a number that increased almost 25 percent between 2003 and 2013. Not only do these older adults now comprise 23 percent of the total U.S. population, but they are also living longer. As their numbers are projected to more than... Read More
posted 05.09.2017
With less than five months to go, the House and Sentate passed a full set of appropriations mesaures for FY 17. Here’s a quick guide to aging services funding. Read More
posted 05.02.2017
President Trump officially declared May 2017 as Older Americans Month. Celebrating Older Americans Month is one way to remind us to keep up advocacy efforts and honor this cohort’s significant accomplishments and contributions to our society. Read More
posted 04.24.2017
Accessing needed vision and eye health care remains a major public health problem. In terms of direct medical costs, eye disorders rank fifth among the top eight chronic conditions, with the overall annual cost of vision problems in the U.S. calculated at $145 billion . Read More
posted 04.21.2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Generations is dedicated to ensuring all Americans with advanced illness receive comprehensive, high-quality, and person- and family-centered care consistent with their goals and values. Read More
posted 04.17.2017
Whether you’re a program administrator within a state agency, a CEO of a health plan or a healthcare provider, what we choose to measure dictates where we focus our time and resources. Read More
posted 04.13.2017
As we share in difficult situations with our aging clients, let us renew our commitment to search for and create beauty together in the transitory moment that is everything that matters. Read More

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