Category: Headlines

Nonprofits Will Care for an Aging America, but Under What Workforce Conditions?

This article originally appeared in Nonprofit Quarterly on July 6, 2017. Read it there.  By 2050, the number of Americans...

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The Health Care and Caregiving Our Parents Need

Highlights and insights from Spotlight Health at the Aspen Ideas Festival This is an excerpt of a piece originally published...

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In an Aging Nation, Single-Payer Is the Alternative to Dying Under Austerity

Originally published Wednesday, June 14, 2017, by Truthout. Read it there. This piece is part of Fighting for Our Lives:...

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Elder Care Is a Looming Crisis. Hawaii Is Facing It Head-On.

The original version of this article was published June 5, 2017 in Slate. Read it there. In Hawaii, senior citizens...

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It’s worth the risk for these women to march

By Ai-jen Poo, Caring Across co-director On Wednesday, thousands of domestic workers from across the country are expected to participate...

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Mainers launch campaign for guaranteed child care for kids and home care for seniors

Parents, policy experts, Maine state legislators and advocates for children and the elderly gathered at Roots and Fruits Preschool in...

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The Blessings And Challenges Of Caring For Older Family Members

By Sarita Gupta, Caring Across co-director 2016 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging One of the great joys of my life...

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The Importance of Long-Term Care for Families

My great-grandma has lived with my great-uncle ever since she was 50 years old, after she became a widow. At...

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Ferndale woman testifies against Trump’s choice for health secretary

Ferndale resident Ann Serafin, who was diagnosed 26 years ago with multiple sclerosis, has lived the struggle of balancing her...

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Solving the Home Care Crisis at the State Level

The riddle of how to best serve the aging population has become increasingly complex, as the demand for long-term services...

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