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Moving Toward Healthy People 2030

The Trump Administration is working to develop a plan for Healthy People 2030, an update of the set of science-based national objectives to improve the health of all Americans that is released every ten years.

Congress Passes Extension for the Money Follows the Person Program

The IMPROVE Act (H.R. 7217), which now heads to the President for signature, includes a provision extending the Medicaid Money Follows the Person (MFP) program for three months. This short-term patch would help states bridge the current funding gap until Congress hopefully approves a longer authorization. 

Spotlight on Innovations and Achievements: Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia

  • By: n4a
  • On: 01/17/2019 15:56:13
  • In: News
We're highlighting cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations and Achievement Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week we're focusing on the Electronic Performance Appraisal Tool (EPAT), winner in the Agency Operations category.

Spotlight on Innovations: Loudoun County AAA

We're highlighting the cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations and Achievement Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week we're focusing on Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging’s Caring for the Caregiver Program, winner in the Caregiving category.

As Partial Shutdown Drags On, Older Adults Could Be Affected

The partial government shutdown will enter its third week on Saturday. The shutdown affects seven federal agencies, or 25 percent of all federal discretionary spending. The agencies that are primarily responsible for administering aging services across the board—such as Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging and CMS—are not affected by the impasse. However, as other critical government programs face weeks without funding, we expect that there could be implications for some older adults.

Apply to Participate in the Leadership Institute TODAY!

Applications for the 2019 n4a Leadership Institute are streaming in. Don’t miss this opportunity to take your leadership skills to the next level with n4a members from around the country. But don’t take our word for it—read testimonials from attendees of last year’s Leadership Institute.

Aging Ahead

We're highlighting the cutting-edge programs and successful strategies used by the 2018 recipients of n4a's Aging Innovations & Achievement Awards in this weekly spotlight feature. This week we're focusing on Aging Ahead, winner in the Advocacy category for its Your Vote Counts! program.

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