Kathy Greenlee

Harvard, AARP to release report at live event

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.

Affordable Care Act designates $52 million to help disabled, veterans avoid nursing homes

Affordable Care Act designates $52 million to help disabled, veterans avoid nursing homes

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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.

HHS creates agency to coordinate seniors, disabled

HHS creates agency to coordinate seniors, disabled

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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.

Senate Special Committee on Aging to host forum on aging issues

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."

CLASS Act changes in the works

CLASS Act changes in the works

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.

AAHSA applauds launch of new CLASS Act Office

The Obama administration has established an office for the CLASS Act, a long-term care and disability insurance program.

Eldercare Locator enhances services to meet baby boomer demand

Eldercare Locator enhances services to meet baby boomer demand

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.

Healthcare experts to discuss senior care at Brookings forum today

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.

Greenlee confirmed as head of aging in HHS

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.