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Here you'll find the latest press statements from LeadingAge. Press inquiries should be directed to Amanda Marr, 202-508-1219 or  


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LeadingAge Applauds Tax Credit for Caregivers, Encourages More Discussion

Yesterday, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton added a new tax credit to her proposed roster: up to $1,200 for people who care for older relatives. The tax credit would be available once out-of-pocket expenses exceed $6,000.

Hospital Admissions Reduced by Nearly One-Fifth When On-Site Service Coordinator Helps Seniors Stay Healthy

November 20, 2015 - Orlando, FL and Washington, DC – A new study of nearly 9,000 adults by LeadingAge and the Lewin Group released today at the Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific meeting finds that the availability of an on-site service coordinator (such as a social worker) at federally subsidized senior housing reduced hospital admissions among residents by 18 percent. 

LeadingAge, SCAN Foundation, and AARP Fund Report on Long-Term Care

At a packed event at the National Press Club earlier today, results from a just-released modeling study by the Urban Institute (Urban) and Milliman, Inc. about financing long-term services and supports (LTSS) -- better understood as assistance with routine activities of daily life -- were announced.

Team Technolageia Wins the 2015 LeadingAge HackFest

Team Technolageia is the winner of the 2015 LeadingAge Hackfest, a multi-day event in which participants “Engage with Age” by creating a technology-driven tool aimed at improving the lives of older adults and their families.

New Name for CCRCs: Life Plan Community

“Life Plan Community” emerges as new category name for CCRC to improve overall perception with next generation of older adults.