Aging News Alert

Aging News Alert reports on innovative senior programs, funding opportunities and federal actions affecting older Americans. This publication covers the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Older Americans Act (OMA), long-term care, Social Security and Medicare, housing for seniors, disabilities, research on Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, health and nutrition (including diabetes research), senior law, elder abuse prevention, selling to seniors (including marketing and advertising), and other issues relative to senior living.

Aging News Alert provides an analysis of federal legislation and regulatory actions with a special focus on the Senate Special Committee on Aging, the Administration for Community Living, the Social Security Administration, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Aging News Alert also reports on grants from both the private and public sectors, ranging from federal agencies such as National Institutes of Health, the National Institutes on Disability & Rehabilitation, and the Health Resources and Services Administration to private grants such as corporate and foundation grants.


Recent News:


Plan to Donate Blood During ‘Trauma Awareness Month’

Trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions -- many of them seniors -- in the United States every year. May is “Trauma Awareness Month” and the American Red Cross is urging eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets.

4/21/17 11:30 PM

 

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