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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:


Bill Would Further Cede FDA’s Turf to Industry It Monitors

The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) oversight of medical devices -- which include such things as hip replacements and pacemakers, devices frequently found in use by seniors -- would be dramatically loosened by Republican-backed legislation swiftly moving through Congress, well below the radar of many of the patients who rely on such products.

6/23/17 11:38 PM

 

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