« The Dual Agenda: July 13, 2016 Issue

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More HCBS Result in Lower Nursing Home Utilization

In a new policy brief by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), author Jane Tilly, DrPH argues that states who invest in Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) would likely see decreased use of nursing homes. The brief argues that states can do more for older adults with disabilities and goes on to:

In a new policy brief by the Administration for Community Living, author Jane Tilly, DrPH argues that states who invest in Home and Community Based Services would likely see decreased use of nursing homes.

Check out the Healthy Aging Portal from the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new Healthy Aging Data Portal. The portal provides easy access to CDC data on a range of key indicators of health and well-being, screenings and vaccinations, and mental health among older adults. 

Data is presented in a rich graphical interface, and can be selected by state, region or aggregated nationally.

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