The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation plan to release a new report at a Washington, D.C. event on September 2.
Additional government funding is being distributed for a program to keep seniors, disabled individuals and the veterans in their homes, and out of institutionalized long-term care facilities.
As part of the federal government's push to better coordinate community-based care for seniors and the disabled, it has consolidated three departmental agencies involved with long-term care, officials announced Monday.
The Senate Special Committee on Aging is holding a forum Wednesday to commemorate the committee's 50th anniversary, titled: "Aging in America: Future Challenges, Promise and Potential."
The Department of Health and Human Services plans to issue a rule amending the Community Living Assistance Services and Support (CLASS) program, a top official says.
The Obama administration has established an office for the CLASS Act, a long-term care and disability insurance program.
Assistant Secretary for Aging Kathy Greenlee this week attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a recently enhanced call center that serves as an office for Eldercare Locator.
A distinguished panel of healthcare experts will gather today at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., to discuss strategies for improving care for seniors.
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Kathy Greenlee, a strong proponent of home- and community-based services, as the next assistant secretary of aging in the Department of Health and Human Services.