Eldercare Voices, COVID Edition: Gwendolyn Graddy, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Graddy is currently the Chief Medical Officer for PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Southeast Michigan.

How the #SickofItTX Campaign is Building Power & Fighting for Texans’ Health

Texas has the nation’s worst uninsured rate, with more than five million Texans uninsured, but state lawmakers consistently refuse to take any meaningful action to ensure all Texans can access affordable health insurance coverage.

CMS Rule Goes Against Congressional Intent and Risks Stripping Emergency Medicaid Coverage Guarantees

CMS issued an interim final rule allowing states to terminate coverage for certain individuals, reclassify coverage into tiers, and eliminate optional Medicaid benefits while still receiving the 6.2% increase in FMAP.

Health Care Repeal Lawsuit Threatens ACA’s Gains on Children’s Health

On Monday, the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. She will now be seated on the high court in time to participate in the November 10 oral arguments for...

We Can Keep Building: Advocacy and Organizing in the Midst of a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that in times of crisis, advocacy built on strong grassroots support and consumer participation can still serve as a mechanism to push all our systems to be more responsive to the needs of the community.

Eldercare Voices, COVID Edition: Nancy Wilson, MSW

Nancy is a gerontological social worker with over four decades of professional work and leadership in advancing interdisciplinary models of integrated community-based service delivery to elders and families coping with chronic illness.

Waiving Goodbye to Better Health Care Access Amidst a Global Pandemic

Yesterday, the Trump administration approved one of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s two waiver applications and is on track to approve the other in the coming days. Both are likely to present challenges to the way Georgians access their health care.

Alone but Resilient: What We’re Learning About Social Isolation Among Older Adults Amidst the Pandemic

Even before the pandemic began, social isolation and loneliness were widespread among older adults. Approximately one-quarter of community-dwelling Americans aged 65 and older were considered to be socially isolated.

Director's Corner: Fighting For What We Care About

Without question, we are living through some unprecedented times. But the power of communities pulling together to express their collective voice has brought about change time and again in the most daunting of situations.
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