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