2021 News Archive

2021 Press Releases and Statements

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

2021 News Stories 

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