Aging Research & Issues: June 5 – 9, 2017
- Community Elder Mistreatment Intervention With Capable Older Adults: Toward a Conceptual Practice Model. David Burnes, PhD. The Gerontologist, June 2017, Volume 57, Issue 3, Pages 409-416.
Published online: February 12, 2016.
- Nutrition Across the Lifespan for Healthy Aging: Proceedings of a Workshop (2017). National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. Free pdf download of the report is available. Participants discussed the role of nutrition in the aging process at various stages in life, changes in organ systems over the lifespan and changes that occur with age related to cognitive, brain, and mental health, and explored opportunities to move forward in promoting healthy aging in the United States.
Webinar to addresses immigrant seniors’ issues
Are your senior clients coming to you with immigration-related questions? Recent events have left many people understandably confused and anxious. Aging-services professionals who need clarification on immigrant older adults’ eligibility for safety-net programs like Medicaid or SSI are invited to join the advocacy group Justice in Aging at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, for an […]
Advocacy alert: Urge your U.S. representatives to support funding for Older Americans Act
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) urges those in the aging-services network to contact their U.S. representatives and ask them to sign the letter being circulated by Reps. Suzanne Bonamici, Ted Deutch and Dave Loebsack that requests the previously authorized increase of funding for vital Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III programs in 2018.