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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
posted 04.12.2017
Advice on improving Medicare and a potential future path for the ACA, from a researcher behind Medicare’s creation. Read More
posted 03.30.2017
“We hope that by learning about our work you will also be moved to view us as the “new senior citizens”: we are active, stimulating, and very much alive. We are not old folks sitting in rocking chairs all day.” Read More
posted 03.24.2017
“This was my first ASA conference and I loved it! Met some great folks and learned some good information. Can’t wait until next year.” Read More

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