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Catholic Care Center Resident Honored with Aging Award

Eugene Hock, a resident at Catholic Care Center (a Via Christi Health community), has been honored with the Faye McCoy Positive Aging Award for his promotion and exemplification of a successful aging lifestyle within his older adult community and the greater Wichita area.

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Next Avenue Names Its Top 50 ‘2016 Influencers in Aging’

Next Avenue, a digital publication dedicated to covering issues for people 50 and older, has named its 2016 Influencers in Aging, which includes advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and experts at the forefront of changing how we age and think about aging.

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Silver Spring, MD-based Seniors Transportation Provider Honored

Toyota delivers a 2016 Toyota Prius to the Grand STAR Award Winner, the Senior Connection of Silver Spring, MD, at a ceremony Thursday, Oct. 20. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) is among those to award the keys to the new owners.

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NAELA Honors Pallone for Championing Key Legislation

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) has presented Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) with an award for his outstanding advocacy for the passage of the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act in the 114th Congress.

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Robins Named Executive VP, Chief Admin Officer at Senior Living

Senior Lifestyle, an owner, operator and developer of more than 170 senior living communities located throughout 27 states, has named Justin Robins as its new executive vice president and chief administrative officer.  This is a promotion for Robins. He has held various positions throughout th...

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‘Moonshot Initiative’ to End Cancer Garners Important Endorsement

Recent developments in the so-called “Moonshot Initiative” -- a project led by Vice President Joe Biden aimed at finding a cure for cancer -- are winning friends and influencing people in one the nation’s largest professional organizations focused on defeating cancer.

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Advocacy Group Names Tracy Gronniger to Head DC Office

The advocacy group Justice in Aging has selected Tracey Gronniger to head its Washington, DC office as directing attorney of the Economic Security Team. Justice in Aging (formerly the National Senior Citizens Law Center), which also has offices in Los Angeles and Oakland, CA, is a national legal advocacy organization that uses the power of law to fight senior poverty.

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Tanya Laeger Named Community Relations Director

Village Concepts, a third generation family-owned business helping seniors thrive in retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state, has named Tanya Laeger as the new Community Relations Director for the company’s Woodland Village location in Chehalis, WA.

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Nearing 70, Sally Field Reflects on Love, Acting, and Aging

Just in case you sleep in on Saturday and end up missing National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition” interview with Academy Award-winning actress Sally Field, we thought we’d give you another chance to hear what she has to say about love, acting and aging on the eve of turning 70.

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Cindy LeFleur Named Exec Director of Catholic Care Center

LaFleur will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the largest continuing care retirement community in South Central Kansas.

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