Maybe your mom or dad lives in another state, and is no longer able to
drive but needs to get to and from several doctor's appointments every
week. Maybe you're the one looking for a ride to your appointments. Or maybe you need some help getting groceries every week. No
matter what your situation, transportation is often a crucial service
that people require on a weekly, if not daily basis, in order to live independently.
Staying in touch with mom or dad after they've moved into a retirement
community can be a challenge. Sometimes, your schedule is so full that
it's hard to find time.Other times, your communication may fall into a
lull and you may become bored with the same old updates from each other. Technology in general, and social media in particular, can help.
Kathryn Roberts, LeadingAge chair-elect, reflects on a recent meeting of our Long-Term Services and Supports Financing Task Force and the importance of LeadingAge continuing our work on this issue.
Hosting a visit offers a chance for your member of Congress to meet with elder constituents and to learn more about your organization’s work for older adults. These meetings also provide an opportunity for you to become a valuable resource for your legislator in the future. Use LeadingAge's Congress to Home guide to help plan your visit.
The Affordable Care Act shared responsibility provisions for employers with between 50 and 100 employees has been delayed until Jan. 1, 2016, according to newly released U.S. Treasury Department final rules.