Urgent! Call your Representative Now!

Attention Aging Advocates: Below you will find another CALL TO ACTION on the healthcare bill that our great partners, Justice in Aging, sent out today: The House of Representatives is getting ready right now to vote on a bill that will take away health insurance for 24 million Americans, cut Medicaid funding by 25%, and put the … Continue reading

33 Ideas to Improve as a Public Speaker

Project your voice. Speak from your diaphragm, not your throat. Keep eye contact with different numbers of your audience as you speak Try to stand to the side of blackboards of flip charts while writing on them during your presentation. Use the podium to you advantage. If you are about to make an important point, … Continue reading

NCOA: Mapping Benefits Access Across the States

What does enrollment in core benefits look like in your state? Use this data mapping tool to find out. How to use this map First, select whether you want to analyze the full Medicare population or the under- or over-65 population covered by Medicare. To make the most of the map, you should select a … Continue reading

NCOA: 10 Ways the Ryan Budget Could Harm Older Americans

Media Contact Jean Van Ryzin 202-600-3166 jean.vanryzin@ncoa.org   Washington, DC – The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on a budget resolution from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) that could significantly harm our nation’s seniors, particularly millions struggling to make ends meet. The Ryan proposal cuts federal spending by $5.1 trillion … Continue reading

Health Affairs: Transforming Emergency Care For Older Adults

Ula Hwang1, Manish N. Shah2, Jin H. Han3,Christopher R. Carpenter4, Albert L. Siu5 and James G. Adams6 Abstract Already crowded and stressful, US emergency departments (EDs) are facing the challenge of serving an aging population that requires complex and lengthy evaluations. Creative solutions are necessary to improve the value and ensure the quality of emergency care delivered to older adults … Continue reading

TSF: PBS Newshour special event, 2 new Care Span articles, and more…

From our colleagues at The SCAN Foundation:    Dear Colleagues,  Millions of Americans require daily support due to age, chronic health conditions or other needs.  On November 4, our friends at the PBS NewsHour will host a discussion in Washington, D.C exploring international models of care while taking a closer look at what’s happening in … Continue reading

LAUSD: URGENT ALERT! Older Adult Programs still AT RISK of BEING CUT, Wed. 6/26/13 Assembly Hearing

From our colleagues at LAUSD:  Unfortunately, PROGRAMS FOR OLDER ADULTS (POA) is still AT RISK!  WE URGENTLY NEED YOUR HELP! Please contact today and tomorrow the Assembly Committee on Education and Legislators listed below:   This Wednesday 6/26/13 the Assembly Committee on Education will be holding a hearing and voting on SB173 which, if passed, will serve as a supplement to … Continue reading

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