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  1. Why You Need the Shingles, Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines

    Written by Leah Ingram for Next Avenue and is used here with permission. Did you know that as you age, your immunity to the diseases you’ve been vaccinated against as a child starts to wane? So says Dr. Dana Hawkinson, infectious disease specialist at The ...

  2. Bill Would Delay Home Health Payment Changes

    LeadingAge thanks Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-R) for introducing the Rural Home Health Extension and Regulatory Relief Act (HR 3992) that would ...

  3. Bill to Help Seniors Stay in Their Homes Re-Introduced

    LeadingAge praises Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for re-introducing their bipartisan legislation, the Community Based Independence for Seniors Act, S. 309, as well as Reps. ...

  4. VAWA Reminder: Modify HUD's Model Emergency Transfer Plan

    On November 16, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published a new rule to protect the housing of survivors* of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Read HUD’s final rule.  Proposed ...

  5. Emergency Preparedness Moving Forward, LeadingAge Tells Aging Committee

    In the wake of nursing home resident deaths following Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing September 20, 2017 on Disaster Preparedness and Response: The Special Needs of Older Americans.  In his opening statement, the committee's Ranking Member, Senator Bob ...