10 Key Points on Training the Aging Workforce

Will most baby boomers retire at 60? Will there be a massive employee shortage in a few years’ time, as predicted in a number of major policy reports? What can companies and government agencies do? This is a very important topic, given demographic trends worldwide. Here we provide a summary of 10 key Trends and … Continue reading

Prevent an elderly friend or relative from becoming reclusive and you could save their life

If you have an elderly friend or relative who is struggling to safely get out and about due to reduced mobilty and is spending more time on their own at home you may be asking yourself what you can do to help them. This article looks at some easy and affordable solutions. As we grow … Continue reading

Remembering Mom and Our Elderly Loved Ones

You only get old when you stop going for the gold, no matter what your age.  I have seen 25 year olds with less energy and drive than some 80 year olds.  Here are five ways you can help your elderly parents live a healthier, more energetic, and vital life. I always say, “You get … Continue reading

New Options for Boomers With Foot and Ankle Arthritis

NewsUSA) – As they approach retirement, many members of the “Me Generation” aren’t ready to slow down, even if their bodies are. Foot and ankle surgeons say baby boomers are more likely than previous generations to seek care when arthritis develops in their toes, feet and ankles. “Unlike their parents, baby boomers do not accept … Continue reading

California Budget & Policy Center: An Alternative to the “Medi-Cal as Pac-Man” Storyline

By Scott Graves Last week, we highlighted two storylines about the state budget that are holding back California from adequately investing in broadly shared prosperity. Just a few days ago, another common storyline about state spending surfaced in the news media. This third narrative places exaggerated emphasis on the state budget impacts of rising enrollment … Continue reading

California Healthline: Changes Afoot for Orange County Duals

by David Gorn, California Healthline Sacramento Bureau range County is slated to start enrollment this week in the Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project. The Cal MediConnect demonstration project is designed to enhance care and integrate coordination for duals by combining the financing and services of Medicare and Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program. It was launched with … Continue reading

National Journal: Big Social Security Bills in the Works With 2016 Cliff Approaching

Yes, it’s early, but Republicans in House and Senate want to lay the groundwork for action next year. BY DYLAN SCOTT Yes, it’s early, but Republicans in House and Senate want to lay the groundwork for action next year. BY DYLAN SCOTT July 26, 2015 Congress is working on legislation that would package together various … Continue reading

US Senate Passes Older American Act!

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The United States Senate approved to reauthorize the Older Americans Act (S. 192)! The Senate’s approval and forwarding of OAA reauthorization is an incredible validation for seniors, advocates,and advocacy groups like LAAAC who have made OAA reauthorization one of their top policy priorities. LAAAC commends the Senate for recognizing the importance and impact that the Older Americans … Continue reading

2015 White House Conference on Aging Recap

If you were not able to attend the White House Conference on Aging or a watch party for the Conference, here are links to video and information discussed during the event! Click here for: FACT SHEET: The White House Conference on Aging Click here for more WHCOA Videos and Discussion Guide!

California Healthline: Auditor’s Report Shows ‘Symbiotic Relationship’ in Medi-Cal Managed Care

by David Gorn The seeming reluctance by state officials to closely monitor Medi-Cal managed care plans is troubling, said Gerald Kominski, director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Reacting to a June report from the California State Auditor’s office that criticized the Department of Health Care Services for lax oversight of Medi-Cal managed care plans, … Continue reading

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