The End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and Long-Term Services and Supports: What You Need to Know
Older adults and their family caregivers should know about coming changes related to the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and what they could mean for the long-term services and supports they currently receive or could in the future.
High Rates of Limited English Proficiency in Chinese American Community Highlights Necessity of Language Access in Health Care
How do patients engage in shared decision making or make other health-related decisions when they or their family caregiver have a limited understanding of English?
There is some good news for people with Medicare who suffer from mental health disorders, including those with depression.
The nursing home industry and the agencies that oversee it are slowing coming around to including consumer experience feedback in the informational tools available to families trying to choose a facility.
South Dakota voters expand Medicaid, improving healthcare access for thousands. Eleven states have yet to expand Medicaid.
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), a key piece of equitable banking legislation, is on the brink of significant modernization. This moment represents an important opportunity to craft effective policy for today, particularly with inequity now being at a level of public consciousness unseen in generations.
As the Financial Security Trend Survey shows, the important role of policy – both public and private – are key components to improving financial health.
A promising recent proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which administers the Medicare program, could result in improved access to dental coverage for people with Medicare.
A recent AARP Public Policy Institute report found that influenza, pneumonia, and shingles vaccinations increased among adults ages 50 and older in 2020, though disparities continued.
Who is Your Anouca? Celebrating and Supporting Older Women on the International Day of Older Persons
Today, on the UN International Day of Older Persons, Jean Accius celebrates the vital contributions of his grandmother, Anouca, and others like her.
During the 2020-2021 flu season, adults 65 and older for the first time surpassed a certain flu vaccination goal, and by a significant margin
As our nation’s largest anti-hunger program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is especially important alongside rising food prices, which are hitting low-income people hardest.
Unemployment data reveal the ongoing discrepancies in unemployment rates among older workers by race, ethnicity, and sex, many of which further intensified during various points in the pandemic.
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