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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.

Inaugural Continuing Care Hall of Fame Honors Lloyd W. Lewis & Donald L. Moon

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 industries, respectively. 

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.