I recently had the opportunity to brief Wisconsin lawmakers about some of the issues I believe they should be addressing as they prepare for a 28% increase in their state’s over-85 population.
Robyn Stone has written a chapter about long-term care in a new book entitled, "Public Health for an Aging Society." In her latest blog, Stone encourages LeadingAge members to adopt public health strategies that advance the health and well being of entire communities.
A $698,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will help the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research assess whether affordable housing settings can serve as effective platforms for meeting the health and long-term care needs of low-income older residents. The groundbreaking research project will also reinforce 3 of the LeadingAge Leadership Imperatives.
Robyn reflects on her recent trip to Singapore and how global partnerships are forging global strategies for creating age-friendly communities.
Aging Services of California is working hard to demonstrate how affordable senior housing settings can complement the three-part aim promoted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): better care, better outcomes and lower costs.
Robyn examines the disturbing workforce statistics included in a report from PHI.
Robyn helped the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging celebrate its 50th birthday on Dec. 14, 2011.