There is nothing more important in life than our health. As the holiday season edges closer, it is more important than ever for older Americans to take account of their well-being and ensure that...
As the U.S. has surpassed a once-unthinkable number of one million deaths associated with COVID-19, there is no question that the demographic most impacted by the pandemic is older adults who are aged 65...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., introduced a bill “that provides tax incentives for home modifications so seniors and those with disabilities can more easily and safely continue living in their own homes.” Crist...
The act, from U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., comprised of the “Stop Senior Scam Act” and the “Seniors Fraud Prevention Act,” will assist stakeholders in training employees to recognize the warning signs of elder fraud and to prevent irreversible damage to elderly victims.
This marks the third year in a row where the legislators have pushed the bill.
During a recent White House event, the president revealed that his administration has struck a groundbreaking deal with two retail pharmacy giants to deliver the life-saving coronavirus vaccine to nursing home residents, free of cost, as soon as it becomes available.
Bilirakis weighed in after the discussion which also includes leaders Baycare, Tampa General, HCA West Florida, AdventHealth and long-term care facilities.
The bill “would establish a National COVID-19 Resource Center for Older Adults under the leadership of the Secretary of Health and Human Services and create the Healthy Aging grant program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”
State Rep. Fentrice Driskell's bill creating a “multidisciplinary, multiagency elder abuse fatality review team (EA-FRT) in each judicial circuit” passed the House Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee on Thursday.
As America collectively sighs with frustration, Congress and the media continue focusing on their own priorities. They remain increasingly out of touch to what’s crushing so many.