It is with profound sorrow that the National Advisory Board (NAB) on Improving Health Care Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities recognizes the passing of Richard “Dick” Thornburgh.
Got some extra time as we countdown to the New Year? Take a tour of our blogs of 2020 and see what our talented contributors had us thinking about during a year that we will not soon forget!
The winter holidays are here and while we are all looking to some much needed rest, how will we celebrate and stay safe during the pandemic? This week we offer you some ideas to keep festive and stay healthy and safe!
September is National Preparedness Month! Paul Timmons shares his thoughts on the future of inclusive emergency preparedness and the steps we need to take to make sure that people with disabilities are not left behind during emergencies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created new barriers to voting and resulted in chaos at the polls and widespread voter disenfranchisement. In this blog our colleagues from AAPD outline some of the barriers people may face when trying to vote as well as solutions that can help everyone as we move to the polls in November!
The unexpected events of 2020 altered how we care celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the ADA. NAB convener Lex Frieden, and Merrill Friedman give their unique perspective on the ADA Anniversary and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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We join in solidarity with those who are experiencing outrage, sadness and horror at the death of George Floyd and desire for significant change in our country. We reject the idea that peace and civility comes at the expense of Black lives, and we equally refute the idea that any American should be able to take the life of another without reproach or consequence.
May is Older Americans Month. We turn to our NAB Member, Sandy Markwood of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) to offer us suggestions on how we can support older Americans, and create communities that are supportive, inclusive, and accessible for everyone.