Policy & Regulation

Revitalize & Reauthorize: Strengthening the Older Americans Act
, Policy & Regulation

The Older Americans Act, established in 1965 as a source of federal funding for services to support older adults’ independence, is up for reauthorization. Aging…

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Meaning Maker: Are Aging Policies Effective for Older Adults’ Meaningful Participation?
, Policy & Regulation

A recent study aims to shed light on common themes of aging policies that may be counterproductive. The investigators analyzed 11 policies on meaningful participation…

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Back to School: Addressing Our Workforce Challenge at the University Level
, Policy & Regulation

Inspiring the next generation of workers to join the aging services field is a significant obstacle for many organizations. A recent Seniors Housing & Care…

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A “Dementia Boom” Is Coming: Here’s What We Can Do to Prepare
, Policy & Regulation

An article from the 2018 issue of Seniors Housing & Care Journal examined the coming challenge of providing adequate care for the growing number of…

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The High Cost of Ageism: Calculating Health Care Expenses Associated with Ageism
, Policy & Regulation

In an effort to influence international policy change to reduce ageism, a recent study investigated the health care costs of ageism in the US. Using…

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Privacy Policies: Considerations for Smart Home Technology in Senior Living
, Policy & Regulation

What are the implications of smart home technology within senior living residences on residents’ privacy? Tech products developed to help identify health problems or maintain…

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TRENDING NOW: Social Media Trending as Platform for Fighting Ageism
, Policy & Regulation

The California government’s Commission on Aging is joining the fight against ageism and unrealistic portrayals of aging. As part of their “Hollywood Takes: On Aging”…

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Oh, the Places You’ll Live! Strategies for Improving Future Older Adults Housing
, Policy & Regulation

In light of recent efforts to reframe the discussion about housing for older adults, a recent Public Policy and Aging Report article described four strategies…

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TRENDING NOW: UK Addresses National Problem of Loneliness
, Policy & Regulation

A recent article in The Guardian explored the news of the UK appointing its first-ever minister for loneliness. This political move was a result of…

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Taking Care of Professional Caregivers: A Look at How to Help an Essential Workforce
, Policy & Regulation

A quality workforce in direct care—encompassing both home health care workers and those in long-term care—is essential to caring for the growing population of older…

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TRENDING NOW: Police Receive Training in Interacting with Older Adults
, Policy & Regulation

Police officers are frequently the first point of contact in a number of instances involving older adults ranging from medical emergencies to behavioral altercations. In…

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Are Older Adults a Help or Hindrance to Their Communities in Times of Crisis?
, Policy & Regulation

In an attempt to understand how communities can better cope with natural disasters, researchers and governments are looking at factors associated with communities’ preparedness for…

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