In the News

In the News is a collection of news stories about aging and disability issues, as well as news stories about ACL and ACL programs.

All of these links ultimately take you to external news websites. The information in the articles does not necessarily reflect the positions of ACL or the federal government, and ACL does not endorse the content of the articles or the publishing organizations. 

February 15, 2019
Washington Post (February 15) ‘Wheelchair rule’ aims to foster friendlier skies for travelers with disabilities
February 15, 2019
Time (February 15) A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers?
February 14, 2019
Kaiser Health News (2/14, Graham) reports that “about 25 million Americans who are aging in place rely on help from other people and devices such as canes, raised toilets or shower seats to perform essential daily activities, according to a new
February 13, 2019
Senior contributor Howard Gleckman, a resident fellow at The Urban Institute, writes in Forbes (2/13, Gleckman) about the growing need for long-term care in the US, thanks in part to medical innovations that help seniors live long enough to become frail and in need of personal care.
February 13, 2019
The AP (2/13, Murphy) reports, “Medicare Advantage enrollees get a new, second chance to find the right health coverage this year.” The Trump Administration “added another enrollment window that started Jan.
February 12, 2019
Kaiser Health News (February 12)
February 12, 2019
New York Times (February 12)
February 12, 2019
The Washington Post (2/12, Bahrampour) reports on the construction of “a seven-story, 70-unit apartment building in Rockville Town Center that will reserve a quarter of its units for adults with disabilities.” The piece mentions that the CDC estimates approximately 1 in 59 children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, “and in the next 10 years an estimated 500,000
February 11, 2019
Wisconsin Public Radio (February 11) Funding Shortfalls, Worker Shortage Stress Wisconsin Nursing Homes

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