At LeadingAge we’ve often found ourselves reluctant to use the term wellness. The word carries with it implications of physical fitness and the absence of disease. And yet, it’s hard to find an older adult that’s not living with some kind of diagnosis. In fact, according to one ...
Celebrate National Women's Health Week
National Women’s Health Week is a health observance coordinated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women's Health (OWH). Kicking off each year on Mother’s Day, it empowers women to make their health a priority and encourages them to take the following ...
Are You Ready for Older Americans Month 2019?
LeadingAge has created a toolkit with social media ideas to make participating easy.
Hospice: Trends and Recommendations for Future Development
LeadingAge, LeadingAge Ohio, and the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation collaborated on the development of the report. The publication describes the genesis of hospice services in the nonprofit sector and the growth of the sector following Medicare's expansion to cover hospice in the 1980s. As the report ...
Millenial Caregiver Deborah Martinez Shares Her Story
Watch now: millennial caregiver Deborah Martinez shares her experience taking care of her 94-year-old father.