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  1. Concerns About Proposed FY18 Budget

    The proposal calls for deep cuts to federal agencies responsible for programs that provide bedrock support for people to be able to remain in their homes and communities as they age. Funding for federal housing programs would be reduced by 13% below the fiscal 2016 level. The OMB budget proposal provided no details ...

  2. PEAK Leadership Summit and CAST Commission Meet Next Week

    CAST is kicking off spring with two valuable meetings, the PEAK Leadership Summit and a CAST Commission Meeting, and an update to its Shared Care Planning and Coordination Matrix and Online Selection Tool.  We also are reviewing states’ adoption of telemedicine, which is on an overall upward trend, recommendations ...

  3. Key CAST Meetings and Activities at PEAK

    Get ready for two valuable CAST meetings, which will take place March 19-22, 2017, in Washington, DC, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel: The PEAK Leadership Summit preceded by the spring CAST Commission Meeting.   CAST ...

  4. The Cruelty of Calling Older Adults ‘Sweetie’ or 'Honey'

    You might call an older adult "Honey" or "Sweetie" with the best intentions, but that doesn't minimize the sting when it happens.

  5. Capitol Reflections - Week of March 13, 2017

    American Health Care Act Ready for House Vote Last week, the House Committees on Energy and Commerce and on Ways and Means voted to approve the American Health Care Act (AHCA) for consideration on the House floor. We expect that vote to take place during the week of March 20. AHCA repeals and replaces portions ...