The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recommends contacting Congress regarding the Affordable Care Act and older adults. Click here for more information.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes programs that encourage preventive care. Click here for an article from the National Council on Aging (NCOA) that discusses the threat to these programs should the ACA be repealed. Two of these programs are designed specifically for older adults.
Click here to learn about recommendations to Congress for 2017 from the National Council on Aging (NCOA). --- Ron Bruno
Click here for a post from the National Council on Aging concerning one of the ways repeal of the Affordable Care Act would affect services for older adults.
--- Ron Bruno
The Medicare Rights Center has just released the first in a series of briefs on the Medicare program. Click here to gain access to the brief.
There is much misinformation about Medicare that is circulating, particularly in regard to the program's costs and sustainability.
These briefs from the Medicare Rights Center should serve as a needed corrective.
MG resident Mike Davidson suggested this report cited in Medscape might be of interest to our residents:
Click on the link for the American Society on Aging's reflections on the Presidential election and the road ahead.
As someone who worked in three nursing homes before coming to MRHS, I am happy to see that progress is being made in the care of nursing home residents.
The Pioneer Network is in the forefront of "Culture Change" in nursing home settings.
Click here to learn more about the new Nursing Home Regulations.
--- Ron Bruno
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