This week we look at the current state of food insecurity in America, celebrate National Nurses Week AND we revisit the 1995 White House AGING Conference PLUS another COVID-18 inspired Anthem all in What We’re Reading!
To help navigate the myriad resources on COVID-19 pandemic, national consulting firm A&M has created a comprehensive guide to the Health and Human Service response. The resource includes summaries of legislation as well as policy actions affecting civil rights, individuals with developmental disabilities, food supports and loans.
Have you heard about the CARES Act and wonder how it could affect you? For those looking for clear info during COVID-19, Justice In Aging offers useful information including who is eligible, what is covered, how to receive the benefits, and the impact on those already receiving benefits.
This week: EEOC gives the green light for COVID-19 Testing at work, a renewed call for Caregivers and PAs, and how to address mental health and loneliness concerns for older Americans, PLUS Alicia Keys and the Rolling Stones add to your Pandemic Playlist.
This Week: NAB Asks Congress to Protect the Rights of People with Disabilities and Older Adults during the Pandemic, lessons from Native American communities on fighting the food crisis AND the latest artist to pen a COVID-19 Anthem all in What We’re Reading!
The NAB requests leadership and assistance to ensure that Congress protects the rights of people with disabilities and older adults, including access to acute and long-term care, during this pandemic.
This week: Why is Coronavirus different for Black people? One of the most important films about disability is on Netflix and you can watch it right now, Ed Roberts and how he changed the world as we know it, what we’re learning about aging from animals AND why is Coronavirus different for Black people? PLUS three artists release social distance anthems AND all in this week’s What We’re Reading!
Major disability org launches a new program honoring Fannie Lou Hamer, DOL offers new regulations to help with masks to support health professionals AND multiple communities weigh in on their thoughts about Coronavirus – you won’t believe which group is least worried – al in this week’s What We’re Reading.
As many Americans dig in for a second week of social distancing, catch up on all the news related to disability, and older Americans as well as a roundup of Coronavirus articles in What We’re Reading
Self isolation from COVID-19 has many Americans staying indoors and getting acquainted with homeschool and telework for the first time. If you are dealing with the isolation blues or just need a little support, here are some Isolation Essentials to help get you through.