Events and Observances
May is Older Americans Month and June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Learn more about these and other events and observances.
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In the News is a collection of news stories about aging and disability issues, as well as news stories about ACL and ACL programs.
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Effort Begins Next Week To Provide “High-Intensity” Support To Seniors Who Are Not Yet Vaccinated Against COVID-19.
The AP (4/7, Miller, Willingham) reports, “About 76% of Americans aged 65 and older have received at least one shot of the COVID-19 vaccines since authorization in…
New York Governor Signs Legislation That Repeals Nursing Home, Hospital Liability Protections Amid Pandemic.
The Hill (4/7, Weixel) reports New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) late Tuesday “signed into law legislation that lifts the liability protections that have helped health…
Biden Administration Defends Child Care, Home Healthcare Provisions In Infrastructure Package.
Newsweek (4/7, Crisp) reports, “The Biden Administration is defending its decision to include items not traditionally considered ‘infrastructure’ in its $2 trillion infrastructure package…