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. 

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.
April 23, 2017
Washington Post / Kaiser Health News (April 23) The disabled and the elderly are facing a big problem: Not enough aides
April 23, 2017
Kansas City Star (April 23) America’s hidden horror: Sexual abuse in nursing homes and care facilities Early one afternoon in March 2015, an authoritative knock stirred Mark Allen Keeney into answering the door to Room 6 of a motel in southeast Missouri.
April 20, 2017
Santa Fe New Mexican (April 20) Former elder care advocate says agency sought to remove her The U.S. Older Americans Act outlaws “willful interference” in the duties of long-term care ombudsmen, members of a nationwide network of federally funded advocates for residents of nursing homes and assisted-living facilities.
April 17, 2017
Aging Edge / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (April 17) One fact of many about older adults: More women are alone
April 14, 2017
New York Times (April 14) Declaring War on Financial Abuse of Older People
April 12, 2017
Gov. McAuliffe Announces No Wrong Door, Celebrates 100th Partner Governor Terry McAuliffe and Senator Mark R. Warner today announced the 100th partner to join No Wrong Door, a public-private effort which helps Virginians gain streamlined access to needed services through a virtual network of resources connecting people, providers and communities.
March 30, 2017
Richmond Times (March 30) VCU study: Training program helps high school students with autism find—and keep—jobs A Virginia Commonwealth University study has shown that nearly all students with autism who participated in an intensive skills training program were able to get jobs and keep them at least a year after graduating from high school.
March 30, 2017
MarketPlace (March 30) Elders don’t need an app for a Lyft

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