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My Reflections on the White House Conference on Aging: Celebrating Aging in the Nation's House

John Feather, PhD | Posted 07.20.2015 | Fifty
John Feather, PhD

On any given day, working in the field of aging can be fulfilling, meaningful, or, occasionally, frustrating. This enormous issue does not always get the attention it deserves. So, as much as anything, the recent White House Conference on Aging provided a welcome occasion for recognition and celebration.

California Ranks 9th in the Country in LTSS 50-state Scorecard

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 09.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

A newly released scorecard by the AARP Policy Institute, with support from The SCAN Foundation and The Commonwealth Fund, ranks states on how well each delivers long-term services and supports to older adults and people with disabilities.

Health Care for 1972?

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 07.14.2013 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Our challenge is to get out of the 1972 mindset, and create a system of care for the present and beyond that offers a range of financial options to protect individuals and families from having to spend all of their assets to pay for long-term care needs.

Building a Social Movement to Improve Long-Term Care in California

Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD | Posted 06.25.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Bruce A. Chernof, MD

Messaging about growing older and creating a world that honors an aging America needs to be succinct and clear, not laden with insider language oriented to policy wonks.