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NEW Factsheet: How Hospice Can Be a Force for Justice for Older People

Hospice Care Providers are in a unique position to provide vital, compassionate care to those experiencing terminal illness.  November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and we’re raising awareness of How Hospices and Hospice Care Providers can be a coordinated, collective force for justice for older people. Whether we have a terminal illness or not,… Read more »


Read the CAPE November ’19 Newsletter (see upcoming events in CT)

The Coalition for Abuse Prevention of the Elderly (CAPE) is a collaborative effort of citizens, agencies, and businesses in Fairfield County, who champion the safety and well-being of older adults. The group aims to prevent abuse and help victims through advocacy, awareness, and professional training and support. The group was started with an initial grant from the… Read more »


CMS adds new alert for nursing homes accused of abuse, neglect

FROM POLITICO CMS adds new alert for nursing homes accused of abuse, neglect. Starting Oct. 23, the online tool consumers use to compare nursing homes will include a “consumer alert icon” next to nursing homes cited for incidents of abuse, neglect or exploitation, POLITICO’s Rachel Roubein reports. The agency says it’s aiming to increase transparency,… Read more »


Read the October ’19 CAPE Newsletter Here

Read the CAPE Newsletter here. CAPE:  The Coalition for Abuse Prevention of the Elderly (CAPE) is a collaborative effort of citizens, agencies, and businesses in Fairfield County, who champion the safety and well-being of older adults. The group aims to prevent abuse and help victims through advocacy, awareness, and professional training and support. The group was started with… Read more »


NCLER Training for the Month of October

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) is presenting two free webcasts in the month of October: On October 8th, a webcast on “Issues at the Intersection of Social Security and Medicare,” presented by Georgia Burke and Trinh Phan of Justice in Aging. You can find more information and register here. On October 16th,… Read more »


The Federal Government Expands its Anti-Fraud Initiative

“U.S. Social Security Administration and Social Security’s Office of the Inspector General announced the expansion of their successful anti-fraud initiative”. Learn more by reading “Social Security Matters” here.


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