Aging News Headlines: July 28, 2017
- Senate rejects repeal of Obamacare without replacement (HealthDay News)
- Walkable location a surprising draw for assisted living prospects (McKnight’s Senior Living)
Aging News Headlines: July 26, 2017
Fraud alert: Scams in the name of charity
Imposters claiming to be with the FTC or another agency like the fictitious “Consumer Protection Agency” are calling to inform people they have won a huge sweepstakes from the Make-a-Wish Foundation, a well-known charity for very sick children. To get the money, the callers say, the “winner” must first pay thousands of dollars to cover taxes or insurance on the prize. It is a scam.
Aging News Headlines: July 25, 2017
li>Extended home ownership a boon for home care sector (Home Health Care News)
Aging Research & Issues: July 24 – 29, 2017
- Transition from community dwelling to retirement village in older adults: cognitive functioning and psychological health outcomes.
Carol Holland, Alexis Boukouvalas, Stuart Wallis, Danielle Clarksmith, Richard Cooke, Leanne Liddell, Amanda Kay. Aging & Society, Open Access, Volume 37, Issue 7, August 2017, pp. 1499-1526. Published online: May 26, 2016.
- The Future of Age-Friendly: Building a More Inclusive Model Using Principles of Ecology and Social Capital. Lauren Ring, Allen Glicksman, Morton Kleban & Julie Norstrand. Journal of Housing For the Elderly, Volume 31, 2017 – Issue 2: Defining the Goals of Age-friendly Interventions. Pages 117-129. Published online: July 7, 2017.
Philadelphia Water Dept. offers new program for low-income customers, seniors
The city of Philadelphia’s new Tiered Assistance Program (TAP) helps to reduce the monthly water bills for seniors and customers who are low-income or have special financial hardships.
Aging News Headlines: July 24, 2017
Aging News Headlines: July 21, 2017