The Link - December 2017

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WEEK OF DEC. 4, 2017

News & Resources
  • A bill to assist state veterans homes in providing adult day health care to the most fragile and deserving of our veterans has passed the U.S. House and Senate with strong bipartisan support. The State Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a veteran for whom the home is not receiving VA nursing home care payments:

Family Caregiver
  • The Northeast Business Group on Health has partnered with AARP to create a three-pronged toolkit to help employers understand the demands on employee caregivers and the tangible, bottom-line benefits to supporting them:

Disease Prevention Healh Promotion

Falls Prevention

Elder Abuse Prevention

Upcoming Events

Webinar: "Explore Helpful Healthy Aging Resources from the NCOA"

Tuesday, Dec. 12 (1 p.m. CT)
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Webinar: "Legal Basics: Medicare Savings Programs"

Wednesday, Dec. 13 (1 p.m. CT)
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