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Posted By Abbey Porter

Emergency Fund Coalition invites nominations for community service awards

The Emergency Fund Coalition (EFC) for Older Philadelphians invites nominations for community service awards honoring those who have helped seniors.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to explore Lewy body dementia

The webinar “Lewy Body Dementia: The Importance of Comprehensive Care and Support” will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: February 13 – 17, 2017

Posted By Abbey Porter

AARP offers recorded webinar on family caregivers and managed long-term services and supports

If you missed the recent AARP Public Policy Institute webinar, “Family Caregivers & Managed Long-Term Services and Supports,” never fear: A video recording of the webinar is available for viewing.

Older adult and caregiver with medication.
Posted By Marcia Siegal

Seniors managing alone

Maybe it’s the empty refrigerator. Or the unopened mail piling up. Or a crisis – like a fall and a broken bone. There can be many signs that a senior can no longer manage alone.

Posted By Christine Hoffman

Aging Research & Issues: January 17 – 20, 2017

Posted By Abbey Porter

Input invited on government regulation of home- and community-based services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a request seeking information and data on additional reforms and policy options that can be considered to accelerate the provision of home- and community-based services (HCBS) to Medicaid beneficiaries.

A new report on caregiving in an aging America calls for economic and policy changes to help caregivers and elders.
Posted By Alicia Colombo

Caring for an aging America

A recent study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, “Families Caring for an Aging America,” provides an overview of family caregiving of older adults, and its impact on caregivers’ health, economic security and overall well-being

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar on brain health slated for Wednesday

The encore “Talk Brain Health” webinar will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21.

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