Aging Advocates are Cordially Invited ūüéČ

Our coalition member, Justice in Aging, is hosting a very special event¬†in March! Please join us as we celebrate their 45th anniversary with festive food and drinks. At this event, you will have an opportunity to contribute to their important work in fighting senior poverty. Also, they will in honoring an outstanding leader in the … Continue reading

Understanding Elder Law and Nursing Home Issues: Rights of the Elderly

Elder law protects nursing home residents from abuse or neglect. Knowing what rights residents have can protect them in most cases, but if your loved one is the victim of nursing home abuse, you may need to consult a litigation attorney familiar with elder law issues. It’s never an easy decision to place a parent … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Association: Record $122 million increase for Alzheimer’s disease signed into law by President Obama

At the urging of the Alzheimer’s Association and its more than 600,000 advocates, the funding bill signed into law today by President Obama contained an unprecedented $122 million increase for Alzheimer’s research, education, outreach and caregiver support. The Association applauds the Obama administration for calling for increased Alzheimer’s funding in the president’s Fiscal Year 2014 … Continue reading

NY Times: Partisan Gridlock Thwarts Effort to Alter Health Law

By¬†JONATHAN WEISMAN¬†and¬†ROBERT PEAR Published: May 26, 2013¬† WASHINGTON ‚ÄĒ When he talks to Republicans in Congress, Scott DeFife, a restaurant industry lobbyist, speaks their language: President Obama‚Äôs¬†health care law¬†is a train wreck well down the track. There will be collateral damage if changes are not made. Friends of the industry cannot sit back and let … Continue reading

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