Sanjay Gupta, CNN Senior Medical Correspondent and advocate Sandy Halperin will both be honored with the 2016 Proxmire Award, which recognizes national figures who have demonstrated leadership and positively impacted public awareness around Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, at the third annual Great Minds Gala presented by LeadingAge and Integrace on March 14, 2016, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.
Kathryn Roberts, president and CEO of Ecumen, assumes the lead role of the LeadingAge board of directors, having served as a board member for 8 years.
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.