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  1. Civil Liability Protections in the Safe to Work Act

    On July 27th, Senator Cornyn (R-TX) introduced Senate Bill 4371 – Safeguarding America’s Frontline Employees to Offer Work Opportunities Required to Kickstart the Economy Act or the “Safe to Work Act.” ...

  2. Legal Lookout: Defending Sales Tax Exemptions for LPC Residents

    Not that long ago, you probably remember the ‘big push’ for social accountability in Life Plan Communities (LPC) – capturing the stories and the data around the good work we do for our local communities as part of the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that we so dearly hold. On the coattails of social accountability came attempts ...

  3. LeadingAge Releases 2020 Policy Roadmap

    Nearly 3,000 LeadingAge members participated in 32 Town Hall Conversations across the country during 2019, offering thoughts and comments about “what keeps them up nights” and federal policy changes that could free them up to do what they were ...

  4. Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery

    LeadingAge Disaster Resources: Preparedness, Response and Recovery Community-Based: Preparedness | Pandemic Flu Resources | 

  5. Another Senate Hearing on Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

    The Senate Finance Committee (SFC) hearing on “Promoting Elder Justice: A Call for Reform” was held on Tuesday, July 23. The first SFC hearing on this topic was in March. Tuesday’s hearing was far less emotional than the earlier one. In addition to focusing on elder abuse in nursing homes, Finance Committee members and ...