April 12, 2021: There’s widespread agreement that it’s important to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent as long as possible. But are we prepared to do what’s necessary, as a nation, to make this possible?
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April 09, 2021: The newly enacted American Rescue Plan is dramatically shifting the debate in several states that have refused federal funding to expand Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act. The new law includes additional funding for two years for new states th...Read more >
April 07, 2021: Medicaid is a social safety net program that provides health coverage for pregnant women, children, the disabled and seniors with low-incomes.
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March 15, 2021:
Joan Phillips, a certified nursing assistant in a Florida nursing home, loved her job but dreaded the danger of going to work in the pandemic. When vaccines became available in December, she jumped at the chance to get one.
Months ...Read more >
March 08, 2021:
For nearly a year, nursing homes and assisted living centers have been mostly closed to visitors. Now, it’s time for them to open back up and relieve residents of crushing isolation, according to a growing chorus of long-term care exp...Read more >
June 19, 2020: The pandemic hit nursing homes and long-term care facilities particularly hard.
To help address the crisis and protect residents and workers, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) filed the Quality Care for Nursing Ho...Read more >
March 03, 2020: In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Congress enacted three coronavirus assistance packages to provide relief to families and businesses in March 2020. The packages also helped older Americans and nursing homes.
Provisions included out-of-netw...Read more >
February 19, 2020: The Alliance for Retired Americans released its 2019 Congressional Voting Record, which scores each U.S. Senator and Representative on critical retirement security issues, today.
“Almost every elected official in Washington says they care about ...Read more >