Aging & Improving Care Of Older Adults

Federal Budget Constraints May Hurt Older Americans With HIV

Researchers say that by the end of the decade, 70 percent of people in the United States living with HIV will be older than 50. Thanks to advances in medicine, the diagnosis is no longer a death sentence. 鈥淚鈥檝e been fortunate to take care of some people with HIV for over 30 years,鈥 said Melanie Thompson, a physician […]

California Lawmakers Preserve Aid to Older, Disabled Immigrants

Lawmakers passed a budget that rejected Gov. Gavin Newsom鈥檚 proposal to save nearly $95 million by eliminating in-home support services for qualifying older, blind, and disabled immigrants lacking legal residency. Advocates say Newsom鈥檚 plan would have cost more in the long run. Newsom has not indicated whether he鈥檒l veto.

Biden鈥檚 Nursing Home Staffing Rule Surfaces Horror Stories

The Biden administration鈥檚 plan to set minimum staffing levels for nursing homes prompted comments from more than 46,500 people and organizations 鈥 including residents of homes and nurses with harrowing stories about conditions inside. Hundreds of comments like these cemented the resolve of officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services last month to […]