2021 News Archive

2021 Press Releases and Statements

As Pandemic Continues, Assessing Changes in Older Adults and Finding Local Resources is Focus of Public Education Campaign | 
December 14, 2021

National Aging and Nutrition Organizations Urge More Vaccinations and Boosters to Help Protect Older Adults | December 13, 2021

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: USAging Applauds Congress’ Inclusion of Older Americans Act Provisions in the Build Back Better Act: Provisions Address Critical Infrastructure and Workforce Needs in an Aging America | November 3, 2021

USAging Applauds Release of Recommendations to Support Family Caregivers and Boost Aging Services | September 23, 2021

USAging Adds Deborah Stone-Walls to Key Leadership Role | September 17, 2021

USAging Announces New President and Board of Directors | September 10, 2021

USAging Announces New Name, Branding | August 25, 2021

n4a’s Aging and Disability Business Institute Honors Hebrew SeniorLife, Inc. with The John A. Hartford Foundation 2021 Business Innovation Award | July 21, 2021

n4a Honors Programs that Promote Successful Aging at Home and in the Community | July 20, 2021

Statement by Sandy Markwood, CEO: New Budget Invests in Older Americans, Offers Dignity for Aging Independently at Home | June 25, 2021


2021 News Stories

Eldercare Locator

December 21, 2021 | GoverMeta

County Part Of “Home For The Holidays” Program
December 20, 2021 | The Post Journal

Connections matter, especially during the holidays
December 19, 2021 | Observer 

What To Do When Your Family Elders Need Help
December 18, 2021 | Forbes

How Family Caregivers Can Lighten Their Workload 
October 20, 2021 | AARP

Taking a closer look at dementia in America
August 20, 2021 | Modern Healthcare

A Call for House Dems to Bring Back House Aging Committee – Herb Weiss
August 16, 2021 | RI News Today

Stress Busters for Caregivers
June 7, 2021 | Guideposts

If You or a Loved One Can’t Get to a COVID-19 Vaccine Site, Here’s What to Do
May 7, 2021 | Healthline

Innovative Communities Expand and Redefine the Dementia Experience
May 4, 2021 | Next Avenue

Savvy Senior: Number of online resources help seniors become more tech-savvy
April 29, 2021 | The Virginia Gazette

Summoning seniors: Big new push to vaccinate older Americans 
April 7, 2021 | Associated Press

Biden pushes for home health Medicaid coverage, $400 billion in funding
April 1, 2021 | Modern Healthcare

Turning Away From Nursing Homes, to What?
April 1, 2021 | The New York Times

Tulsa International Airport Set to be the First U.S. Dementia-Friendly Airport
March 11, 2021 | Aviation Pros

Seniors Seeking Vaccines Have a Problem: They Can’t Use the Internet
February 28, 2021 | The New York Times

In COVID-19 Relief Package, Lawmakers Confident They Can Secure Millions in Funding to Vaccinate Senior Citizens
February 11, 2021 | Morning Consult

Without a Ride, Many in Need Have No Shot at COVID-19 Vaccine
February 1, 2021 | Stateline: The Pew Charitable Trusts

Isolation a growing problem during pandemic
January 13, 2021 | Observer

COVID-19 And Congress Have Left The Senior Citizen Safety Net In Tatters
January 12, 2021 | HuffPost

Amid Isolation And Loneliness, Elderly Face Crumbling Safety Net
January 3, 2021 | NPR 

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