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The American Tax Relief Act of 2012, signed into law on January 2, includes a provision that mandates the establishment of a Commission on Long-Term Care which will implement a "comprehensive, coordinated, and high-quality system that ensures the availability of long-term services and supports" for elders and people with disabilities. Read more.
The Washington DC-based National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) is offering several summer 2013 internships for students interested in aging and disability. The first application deadlines are on March 1.
A new poll from the John A. Hartford Foundation examines attitudes, awareness, and experiences of care among seniors. The poll finds that many patients are not receiving important services, such as timely follow-up (46%), and many don’t know the serious health consequences of depression, such as increasing the risk of dementia (78%).
In light of both financial and caregiving issues, multigenerational style homes are regaining popularity. New designs ensure that older adults maintain their own privacy but gain much needed proximity to family. This New York Times article describes this shift in more detail.
The 2012 APM Gero-Ed Track welcomed the first cohort of Ashley Brooks-Danso Scholarship Awardees. Here is what they had to say about their experiences. Please consider contributing to support future students like them.
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