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. 

May 19, 2017
New York Times  Planning to Age in Place? Find a Contractor Now Older people have the highest rate of homeownership in the country — about 80 percent, according to a 2016 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard. The great majority live in single-family homes, most of them poorly suited for the disabilities common in later life.
May 18, 2017
Kaiser Health News Like Hunger or Thirst, Loneliness in Seniors Can Be Eased
May 11, 2017
Kaiser Health News CMS Gives States Until 2022 to Meet Medicaid Standards of Care
May 9, 2017
Kaiser Health News ‘Boot Camp’ Helps Alzheimer’s Dementia Caregivers Take Care of Themselves, Too
May 8, 2017
LA Daily News  Successful Aging: Celebrating Older Americans Month and the benefits of aging Older adults are taking center stage, not as members of a dance troupe, chorale or symphony, but to be featured performers for Older Americans Month. And that month is May.
May 6, 2017
Washington Post  Baby boomers join ‘aging-at-home villages’ for yoga, happy hour, cooking classes and biking
May 4, 2017
PBS Newshour  Many seniors who qualify for home-based care under Medicare aren’t receiving it. Why?
April 30, 2017
Washington Post (April 30) When there’s a complaint about a nursing home, these volunteers can help
April 27, 2017
Nashville Public Television (April 27) Aging Matters: Aging & the Workplace Latest documentary in their Aging Matters series about the effects of an aging demographic on the workplace.

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