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.
On Nov. 1, the first Continuing Care Hall
of Fame (CCHoF) induction ceremony was held at the Downtown Harvard Club of
Boston. More than 120 family, friends, and professional colleagues attended the
invitation-only event to honor the late Lloyd W. Lewis, founding Executive
Director, Kendal at Longwood, and Donald L. Moon, founding President, Friends
Life Care at Home, for their lifetime contributions to the CCRC and CCaH
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.