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.

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December 28, 2020
In an op-ed for STAT (12/28), Jasmine Travers, gerontological nurse practitioner and assistant professor of nursing at New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing, writes, “Long-term care needs to be on the new administration’s agenda.
December 28, 2020
STAT (December 28) We need long-term solutions for older Americans’ long-term care
December 28, 2020
Texas Tribune (December 28) “We need to be at the table”: Texans with disabilities worry changes in legislative process during the  pandemic could shut them out COVID-19 rules and accommodations are still uncertain in the Capitol, though many people with disabilities don't plan to give testimony in person because of fears of exposure.
December 28, 2020
Washington Post (December 28) In a retirement community, residents give back to staff by tutoring their children
December 27, 2020
Arkansas Online (December 27) Records show lapses, gaps at state-run sites
December 27, 2020
Tribes Try To Shield Elders And Their Knowledge From Virus AP (12/27, Christine Fernando)
December 27, 2020
Wall Street Journal (December 27) The Grandparents Who Dropped Everything to Help Out During COVID Parents in need of extra help have enlisted older family members.
December 27, 2020
KFAB (December 27) Report Claims Flaws in State’s Treatment of Disabled Peoples During COVID
December 24, 2020
Today (December 24) How a Michigan senior center is spreading joy this Christmas This year has been especially tough on seniors as the pandemic has left many feeling isolated. This Christmas Eve, Hoda and Jenna take us inside Washington Life Center in Marine City, Michigan, where the staff unwrapped holiday joy for its residents just in time for Christmas.
December 24, 2020
WTOP (December 24) Older adults are more at risk of social isolation and its health effects during pandemic

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