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California considers senior LGBT Bill of Rights

February 17, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The California State Legislature will consider a bill to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) seniors living in long-term care from gender-based discrimination. 

Trump’s SCOTUS pick and 'death with dignity' legislation

February 1, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch is a well-known expert and author on the legal and ethical facets of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. If confirmed, will he kill the discussion on death with dignity?

AHCA ‘excited’ about Trump’s HHS, CMS appointments

November 29, 2016  |  Robert Gatty
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The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is looking forward to working with President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees and possible changes to the long-term/post-acute care industry, a vice president said in a call with reporters.

Trump picks healthcare leader, plans for healthcare reform

November 11, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Three days after the U.S. election, President-elect Trump has announced his choice to lead the healthcare segment of his transition team.

What impact will Trump’s victory have on value-based healthcare?

November 9, 2016  |  Rajiv Leventhal and Heather Landi
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As Republicans take control of the executive and legislative branches, how will the new Administration impact healthcare's initiatives and priorities? Healthcare information technology experts weigh in on key policy issues moving forward.

NASL elects new board officers

October 28, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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MatrixCare’s John Damgaard will head up the association’s new board of directors, along with four other officer electees.

How does your memory care facility rank?

September 23, 2016  |  Long-Term Living Editors
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Memory care thought leaders gathered in at the Memory Care Forum to discuss the state of the industry and look ahead at what’s to come. 

Seniors concerned about presidential candidates’ plans for Social Security

August 18, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Likely female voters age 50 and up in battleground states say Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren’t talking much about Social Security but that the next president will have to update the program, according to a survey commissioned by AARP. 

House proposes $350M increase for dementia research

July 8, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee has proposed increasing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research funding by $350 million for the National Institutes of Health to $1.26 billion.  

“We are the solution,” industry execs tell Congress

May 27, 2016  |  Robert Gatty
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A two-day AHCA/NCAL congressional briefing brings 450 long-term interests to Capitol Hill.

Crusading to protect the elderly

May 13, 2016  |  Robert Gatty
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Are the new Justice Department Elder Justice Task Forces a smokescreen to cut costs? Long-Term Living's politics and policy reporter, Robert Gatty, examines the forces at play in the new initiatives.

HHS offers protection against sexual orientation discrimination through ACA

May 13, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The Department of Health and Human Services has implemented regulations to protect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on the basis of gender identity and sex stereotyping in healthcare and insurance under the Affordable Care Act. 

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