Nov 24, 2020
Ten Tips for Preventing Alzheimer's Disease
“Your biggest risk factors are your lifestyle choices.” — Melissa Batchelor, PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN
Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death for people over the age of sixty-five. We can't slow it down once you are diagnosed, and we haven't cured...
Nov 17, 2020
Learning from What We've Lost: Protecting LTC Residents & Staff
“My passion for human rights and elder justice was rekindled.”— Cinnamon St. John, MPA, MA
Over the past year, COVID-19 has swept through our nation, ruthlessly claiming lives and nowhere has its toll been felt more than in our nation’s nursing...
Nov 10, 2020
Policy Lessons from COVID
“Nursing home residents need access to technology to speak to their loved ones.”— Lieke van Heumen, PhD
2019-2020 Health and Aging Policy Fellow
Responding to COVID-10 required the Aging Services Network to become even more creative in responding to the constraints the pandemic put on...
Nov 3, 2020
United States Senate Special Committee on Aging: An Interview with Senator Bob Casey
One of the most substantial contributions that I've made to policy development amid the COVID-19 crisis is two bills focused on seniors and people with disabilities." — Senator Bob Casey (D-PA)
Minority Leader, U.S. Senate Special...