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CMS Predicts Health Spending Increase Through 2025

July 21, 2016

Total health spending growth is expected to average 5.8 percent annually from 2015 to 2025, but is at a lower growth rate that the previous two decades, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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ACL Awards State Grants to Combat Elder Abuse

July 13, 2016

The Administration on Community Living has announced grant awards of approximately $1.2 million designed to help older adults have access to legal services and are designed to aid those individuals at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.

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C-TAC Hosts Summit on Advanced Illness Care

July 13, 2016

C-TAC is hosting the National Summit on Advanced Illness Care – the premier event for visionaries in advanced illness care who are actively reshaping the way care is provided.

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Argentum New York Hosts Annual Advocacy Day

July 13, 2016

Argentum New York recently celebrated its 10th Annual Advocacy Day in Albany, New York. Thirty two member advocates gathered to advance the Chapter’s legislative and regulatory agenda and promote the rebranding of NY ALFA to Argentum New York.

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Final Rule Issued on Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs

July 7, 2016

A final rule governing Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs became effective July 1 and the Administration for Community Living now plans to review states’ progress toward implementing the rule.

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Ohio AG Cautions About Phone Scams Targeting Older Adults

July 7, 2016

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently warned of phone scams targeting Ohio grandparents, following an increase in complaints. In the past month, 11 Ohioans have reported losing an average of $3,800 to the “grandparent scam.”

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Rhode Island Unveils Plan to Support State’s Growing Older Population

July 7, 2016

Rhode Island has released a new plan designed to enable the state’s growing population of older adults to safely remain living at home and in community settings.

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House Draft Appropriations Bill Increases Funds for Alzheimer’s Research

July 7, 2016

The latest draft bill from the House Appropriations Committee for funding programs in fiscal 2017 includes $73.2 billion for the Health and Human Services Department, which is more than the White House requested.

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Calling All Providers! Please Complete the Largest Senior Living Providers Survey

July 7, 2016

Senior Living Executive magazine is conducting a survey to collect data for the annual largest senior living providers list. Current industry data creates a better understanding of the senior living landscape and benefits all senior living advocates.

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Senators, Innovators Urge Better Access to Retirement Plans

June 29, 2016

Americans face an alarming $7.7 trillion gap between what they actually have saved for retirement and what they will need, said the head of the Senate Special Committee on Aging in her opening statement at a hearing on innovations to promote Americans’ fi

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Study: Health Care and Housing Systems Need Greater Integration

June 29, 2016

Greater integration is needed between the nation’s health care and housing systems(pdf) to help manage chronic disease, improve health outcomes for seniors, and enable millions of Americans to age successfully in their own homes and communities, according

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Researchers Continue to Chip Away at Finding Alzheimer’s Cure

June 29, 2016

Eli Lilly has worked for nearly 30 years on drugs for Alzheimer’s disease by focusing on a protein called tau but is changing its tactics in hopes for more success, reports Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

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