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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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March 21, 2019
Dr. Claire McCarthy, faculty editor at Harvard Health Publishing, wrote in the South Florida Sun Sentinel (3/21) that the CDC has issued recommendations to help care for children with concussions.
March 21, 2019
Boston Globe (March 21) Bracing for an influx, senior housing operators face rising costs and declining subsidies
March 20, 2019
Washington Post (March 20) ‘It just changed the way he lived’: The shop that helps put drivers with disabilities on the road
March 20, 2019
The New York Times (3/20, Young) reports that California state assemblyman Jim Patterson (R) authored “a bill that would give family caregivers in California a tax credit of up to $5,000 annually to help offset their expenses.” AARP “is pushing similar bills in at least seven other state legislatures this year,” but “at the federal level, bills that would have created a fe
March 20, 2019
CNBC (March 20) Medicare won’t cover this key expense, and it’s eating into retirees’ wallets
March 20, 2019
Noting that data from the Kaiser Family Foundation indicate 65 percent of Medicare beneficiaries do not have dental coverage, CNBC (3/20, Mercado) said “
March 20, 2019
BBC News Online (UK) (3/20) reports studies “suggest regular exercise is more effective than any drug yet invented to prevent conditions facing older people, such as muscle loss.” Analyzing the “world record performance times of each age group,” according to the article, “unsurprisingly reveals that physical ability does ultimately diminish, the older you get – but doesn’t
March 20, 2019
New York Times (March 20)
March 19, 2019
In a 2,600-word story, Disability Scoop (3/19, Rowe) reports that Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) cosponsored a federal bill to “eliminate subminimum wage certificates” for employers who hire people with disabilities.

Last modified on 02/20/2019


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