Important Regulations for Unsafe Wandering Behavior
State officials, providers, beneficiaries and other stakeholders have concerns about how to adhere to the HCBS settings rule in relation to service provision for individuals with dementia or other conditions in which unsafe wandering or exit-seeking behavior is exhibited.
Initial Approval for 22 States' HCBS State Transition Plans
CMS granted 22 states initial approval of their Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to be in compliance with the federal home and community-based services (HCBS) regulations.
Help CFAR Examine Care Options for Severely Obese Elders
Dr. Linda Hermer is looking for LeadingAge members who would be willing to help the Center for Applied Research (CFAR) examine innovative approaches to caring for the coming onslaught of severely obese elders.
Feb. 28: Submit Nominations for Excellence in Applied Research Award
Consider nominating a person or organization for the 2017 Global Ageing Excellence in Applied Research Award. Deadline is Feb. 28.
New LeadingAge Grant Will Fund Annual Award for Health Equity
LeadingAge will use a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to establish an annual Award for Health Equity. Each year’s award winner will receive $3,000.