Thinking Policy

It’s completely normal to feel anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, but taking care of your emotional health will help protect you and your family.
One in four older black and Hispanic Medicare beneficiaries is food insecure.
Here are six actions you can take to prepare and protect yourself and your family from coronavirus.
February 2020 Data Digest Blog
Unemployment rate held steady for those ages 55 and older
Lynda Flowers Medicaid Blog
A court once again has ruled against Arkansas’s attempt to condition Medicaid benefits on work requirements.
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The economy added 225,000 jobs in January but the overall labor force participation rate of adults 55 and older was unchanged for the sixth month. Plus a look at unions and older workers.
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Capped funding threatens to put all Medicaid enrollees in participating states at risk of losing access to needed care and services.
Serious female African American worker in industrial container yard
Job growth weakened in December but the overall unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.5 percent. Plus a look at older workers and the regional jobs divide.
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November showed strong job growth, but the labor force participation rate remained unchanged for the 55+ for the fourth consecutive month. Plus, a look at how unemployment is measured.
Innovation in health care is happening all around us. Read our four main takeaways from HLTH 2019.
Paul Leon
AARP Purpose Prize Winner, Paul Leon, developed innovative solutions to address homelessness in Orange County, Calif.
States with high-performing long-term services and supports (LTSS) systems have one thing in common: a commitment to long-range master plans to guide policy and fiscal investments
Depressed Senior Adult Man With Stacks of Papers and Envelopes
A proposed rule would disproportionately impact SNAP households with seniors.