As negotiations begin to avoid the year-end fiscal cliff, powerful lobbies are girding for battle. Defense spending will surely become a combat zone. In another arena, labor unions and the AARP are marshaling forces to prevent reductions in Social Sec…Continue Reading
Sunrise Community of Central Florida will host it inaugural “Best Stressed Woman” Tea & Fashion Show on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Leu Gardens in Orlando from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The unique event will benefit Sunrise’s Walden Pond home and other local needs in Central Florida.Continue Reading
In Slow Starvation of Senior Services columnist Howard Gleckman writes that Congress, shortly before going on Christmas recess, cut funding for a number of services for seniors and elderly Americans. He describes how some program budgets for senio…Continue Reading
The negotiations in Washington over raising the federal debt limit are going down to the wire this month with potentially drastic budget cuts to programs that protect and serve older adults on the negotiation table.
Leaders in aging community services will travel to Washington July 18-20 for The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) 36th Annual National Conference to discuss how the proposed budget cuts will impact our nation’s exploding aging population.Continue Reading