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Posted Nov. 24, 2015 | llieKathy Brill, executive director of Parent to Parent USA and a member of the National Advisory Board on Improving Health Care Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities, is on Declarations, the Blog, marking National Family Caregivers Month by promoting a better understanding of caregiving and caregiver supports.
Administration for Community Living: Remembering Jamie Kendall— Administration for Community Living (Nov. 13)
USA Today: Social Security, Medicare changes are coming with new budget law— Robert Powell (Nov. 13)
The Washington Post: Autism cases in U.S. jump to 1 in 45 -- Who gets the diagnosis, in 8 simple charts — Ariana Eunjung Cha (Nov. 14)
The New York Times: As Lives Lengthen, Costs MountBut in New York today, they face a challenge of prosperity. The boom in housing prices has left many of them vulnerable, often clinging to apartments that are no longer suitable for their aging bodies. ... One result has been to drive relatively healthy people into nursing homes, where Medicaid picks up the tab for eligible seniors, said Daniel Reingold, president and chief executive of the nonprofit RiverSpring Health, which operates the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx. — John Leland (Nov. 13)
NEW PUBLICATION: National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability, "Designing Statewide Career Development Strategies & Programs"— Caroline vanBruinswaardt, V. Scott Solberg and Chonlada Jarukitisakul (Nov. 2)
NEW PUBLICATION: Research on Disability, "Financing Transition Services When Everyone is the 'Payer of Last Resort'"— Nanette Goodman and Michael Morris, the Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University (Oct. 22)
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