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. 

July 3, 2019
Wall Street Journal (July 3) New Rule to Test Union Membership, Finances
July 3, 2019
Washington Post (July 3) After complaints from blind riders, Metro to offer travel help during shutdown
July 2, 2019
Aging Today (July 2)—co-authored by ACL staffer Kathleen Votava Dealing with Disasters: An All-Hazards Preparedness Approach Helps Build Resilient Communities
July 2, 2019
Reuters (July 2) Most grandparents keep pills where grandkids can get them
July 1, 2019
Pioneer Press (July 1) Thefts from seniors in assisted living topped $117K, UMN researcher finds
July 1, 2019
Winston-Salem Journal (July 1) How to address concerns about long-term care facilities
July 1, 2019
MPR News (July 1) More Minn. Nursing homes are closing, and rural towns feel the pain Then, last September, the Twin Valley Living Center announced it would close in November. Olson was devastated. Her mother had been there about 4 1/2 years. The family had two months to find a new facility. Eventually they moved her mother to a nursing home 20 miles from home. It was a solution, but not a relief.
July 1, 2019
Health Affairs (July) A National Examination of Long-Term Care Setting, Outcomes, and Disparities Among Elderly Dual Eligibles
July 1, 2019
WPost Offers Suggestions For Preparing Home To Age In Place. The Washington Post (7/1, Barger) reports on how the “aging in place” movement helps older adults avoid moving to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, citing a AARP study which “found that nine of 10 older Americans preferred to live in their homes as long as possible.” The Post offers a list o
July 1, 2019
US National Academy of Medicine (July 1)—co-authored by ACL staffer Vijeth Iyengar Commentary: Age-Related Changes in Interpersonal Trust Behavior: Can Neuroscience Inform Public Policy?

Last modified on 02/20/2019


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