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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The AP (12/3, Corte) reports Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) “said Thursday he is talking to lawmakers about a potential delay in the collection of a mandatory payroll tax to fund Washington state’s new long-term care program.” Senate Democratic leadership on Wednesday “sent Inslee a…
Modern Healthcare (12/2, Kacik, Subscription Publication) reports, “An estimated 13 million adults delayed getting or didn’t fill prescription drugs prior to the COVID-19 pandemic due to cost, according to a new survey” from the Urban Institute. The survey found that more “than one-…