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Older Americans Month—Engage at Every Age

Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). ACL designed the 2018 OAM theme, Engage at Every Age. For more OAM resources, visit the ACL’s website.

Health Evolution: Advancing Connected Health for Seniors

Tim Lash and Dr. John Mattison of Kaiser Permanente, share their insights and challenges to connect with seniors, address their complex needs and to ultimately achieve better outcomes through more connected health.  Hear from a provider leader and a foundation executive who pioneer connected health solutions assess emerging innovation opportunities for the senior market. >… Read more »

ASA: Managing LTSS Services to Help Seniors Age in Place

By Amy Herr Introduction The ongoing repeal and replace debate has brought to light something that most Americans are not aware of—the fact that nursing home and other long term services and supports are financed almost entirely by the Medicaid program and about half of Americans will need Medicaid at some point in their lives…. Read more »

HuffPost: How to Navigate Successful Aging

Shelley Lyford, Contributor How to Navigate Successful Aging: It Takes Work and Careful Planning to Age Successfully Mark Twain once said, “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” This might sum up a philosophy held by Beatrice, a former New York City principal, guidance counselor and teacher… Read more »

Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center Celebrates 7th Anniversary

Gary and Mary West join San Diego City Councilman Chris Ward in celebrating 7th anniversary of Gary and Mary West Senior Wellness Center More than 1.4 million meals served at Serving Seniors’ flagship facility since 2010   April 21, 2017 Toasting more than a million meals served and the many needed services and supports provided… Read more »

HuffPo: New Findings About Aging in America: The Top Hopes and Worries

Shelley Lyford, Contributor The senior population is growing at one of the fastest rates in American history. Every day 10,000 baby boomers turn 65, and the U.S. Census Bureau predicts that by 2050, the number of people 65 and older will nearly double. At last count in 2014, there were 46.2 million seniors in the… Read more »