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Gayle Kvenvold Appointed to HHS Blue Ribbon Commission

On September 24, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Governor Tim Walz appointed Gayle Kvenvold, President & CEO of LeadingAge Minnesota, to the newly-created Blue Ribbon Commission on Health and Human Services.  

Long-Term Services and Supports Costly Now, More So in Future

On February 13, 2019 by Jodi Boyne

Two studies, one issued by the Commonwealth Fund and one by the congressional Joint Economic Committee, show the difficulty long-term services and supports costs pose for older people and their families now and how these costs likely will increase for the future as informal, unpaid family caregiving becomes less available. 

New Executive Order Could Help Retirees Stretch Out Savings

On September 4, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Nearly half of all Americans are concerned that they will not have enough money to live on during retirement. President Donald Trump last week signed an executive order that could help expand access to workplace retirement plans for workers and extend their retirement savings. 

Aging Policy and Politics in the Trump Era

On August 28, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

How are Trump Administration policies likely to affect the social safety net for older Americans? Twelve articles in a recently published special issue of the Journal of Aging and Social Policy offer a variety of responses to that question, including articles authored by Robyn Stone and Marc Cohen, co-directors of the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston. 

Campaign Launched to Education, Empower Millennials around Financing Solutions

On June 4, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

LeadingAge has launched a new campaign asking millennials to speak out on the need for long-term services and supports (LTSS) financing solutions. 

New Policy Roadmap for Financing Long-Term Services and Supports

On February 27, 2018 by Jodi Boyne

Finding a better way to finance long-term services and supports (LTSS) for older Americans could be within grasp, according to a new report from the LeadingAge LTSS center. 

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