What Have We Done for You Lately? – June 2018
“Let’s talk about it” has been LeadingAge’s primary message to consumers, policy makers, and members during June 2018. We’ve asked millennials to “Carry the Conversation” by becoming the voice of long-term services and supports (LTSS). We’ve been talking with policy makers about a variety of issues that matter to older Americans. And we’ve provided resources that member organizations can use to frame their internal conversations about important decisions.
Care and Share Selfie Campaign
Caring for a loved one can be challenging but also deeply rewarding. Encourage your millennial staff members to take a selfie with the residents they care for every day. We want to highlight the important work of this generation. Post on your social networks using #careandshare @leadingage.
Join the Carry the Conversation Movement
LeadingAge, the trusted voice for aging in America, is spearheading a national effort to find workable solutions to address this issue of LTSS financing reform and support the millions of millennials who try to pay for and provide care for loved ones. The first step is building awareness among millennials—those providing ...
Join Us in Celebrating Older Americans Month 2018
The 2018 OAM theme is Engage at Every Age. The theme emphasizes that every age is the right age to take part in activities that can enrich your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. It also celebrates the many ways in which older adults make a difference in our communities. Ways to Engage on Social ...
What to Say to Someone Who's Dying
This article is written by Jill Smolowe for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. My friend’s distress was acute. For weeks she’d been running herself ragged, attending ...