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Q&A with Jo Owens, author of A Funny Kind of Paradise

Jo Owens became a nursing home aide in Canada out of a need for money, and came away with her calling. And from that experience, the pain and the human glory, came her debut novel A Funny Kind of Paradise,… Continue Reading →

Book Investigates the Pandemic and its impact on Older Adults

Journal of Aging and Social Policy special edition examines scope, impact and lessons drawn from Covid-19 for older adults A special double-issue of the Journal of Aging and Social Policy (JASP) that focused on Covid-19 has been released as a book…. Continue Reading →

Institute Talk: Du Peng on Elder Care in China

To get a sense of China’s elder care challenge, begin with this figure: 230 million. That’s the number of people in China who are 60 years of age or older today, Professor Du Peng of Renmin University told an audience at… Continue Reading →

How Medicaid Per Capita Caps Will Affect those Needing Long-Term Services and Supports

By Marc A. Cohen, Ph.D., Michael Miller, MA, Leena Sharma, MPP Earlier this week, the Republicans in the House of Representatives put forward their plan – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) — for the repeal and replacement of sections… Continue Reading →

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