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New LeadingAge center identifies workforce solutions

The new LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions will serve as a platform for members and state affiliates to engage in ongoing, collaborative problem-solving around workforce issues.

LeadingAge and UMass Boston establish LTSS Research Center

LeadingAge has teamed up with the Gerontology Institute at the University of Massachusetts Boston to establish the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. The center combines the expertise of applied and academic researchers with the unique perspectives of providers and consumers of long-term services and supports (LTSS).

OSHA extends electronic record-keeping compliance deadline

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says it is extending the July 1, 2017 compliance date for the electronic submission of the 2016 Form 300A report of injuries and illnesses. OSHA says it is delaying the deadline primarily because the agency has yet to roll out the secure website for posting the reports.

LeadingAge launches campaign to save HUD elderly housing program

LeadingAge on Monday launched a new campaign aimed at saving the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 202 Housing for the Elderly program. LeadingAge says a large and rapidly expanding population of low-income older adults faces the challenge of finding affordable, safe housing that can accommodate changing needs as they grow older.

Nominees sought for 2017 LeadingAge Awards

LeadingAge is seeking nominees for its LeadingAge Annual Awards. The awards honor LeadingAge member organizations and individuals that embody excellence in nonprofit aging services. Award...

PEPPER planning April WebEx event

The Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) is planning a WebEx event for April 25. The Hospice PEPPER Webinar, planned for 1-2 p.m. CDT (noon-1 p.m. MDT) will be hosted by Kimberly Hrehor from the TMF Health Quality Institute.

LeadingAge CFAR column on elder abuse

Robyn Stone, executive director of the LeadingAge Center for Applied Research (CFAR), has penned an important column on elder abuse. Stone touches on a new study and tackles the question of why elder abuse still persists today.

LeadingAge: Bill would establish new CBI-SNP demonstration program

LeadingAge says a bill introduced by Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa would establish a new Community-Based...

LeadingAge urges members to call Congress, ask for regulatory relief

LeadingAge is urging members to call their U.S. senators and representatives Feb. 14-16 and ask them to suspend implementation of the Requirements of Participation...

LeadingAge encouraging members to engage with lawmakers on Medicaid

LeadingAge is encouraging service providers and the elders they serve the opportunity to engage with their lawmakers and urge them to oppose fundamental changes...