Profiles in Caregiving: Nancy Giurato

Nancy is a caregiver leader with the Changing the Care Conversation Project, she shares her family caregiver story and shares important advice for other family caregivers who are growing as advocates.

Nursing Homes the Next Target for CFPB on Fair Medical Billing

With the soaring prices of nursing homes, comes the medical debt and burdensome collections associated with it.

Health Care Senior Advocate Spotlight: Ms. Yvonne Hughes

Ms. Hughes is a community outreach organizer for over 20 years, but her journey as an advocate began when, as a young parent to five-year-old twins, she suddenly lost her eyesight.

Building the Next Generation of Family Caregiver Leaders

The Changing the Care Conversation project is a national learning and action-oriented initiative to improve support for family caregivers of older adults and people with disabilities.

My Journey Back to Traditional and Natural Medicine

Over the years, it has been thoroughly documented that the health care system in the United States almost totally ignores indigenous and ancestral practices that fall outside of mainstream medicine.

Centering the Perspective of Older Adults and the Disability Community in New Health and Housing Federal Partnerships

As the eviction moratorium has ended and housing costs continue to rise, people with disabilities and older adults continue to struggle to find safe, accessible housing. Housing and supportive services are key pillars to full community integration for people with...

Fund People, Not Priorities: Lessons From the CVI 2.0 Final Report

In the final Consumer Voices for Innovation 2.0 Evaluation Report we learn that despite the unprecedented series of national challenges over the course of the grant period, the CVI 2.0 advocates amassed 43 policy victories.

Three Ways Health Innovation Can Advance Equity and Justice

Earlier this month, new leaders at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published a blog post in Health Affairs about their strategic vision for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (“CMMI” or “the Innovation Center”).

Strengthening the Enrollment Assistance Infrastructure for Dually Eligible Individuals

Not only has the pandemic been more difficult for dually eligible people, but their path to gaining health coverage is also more complex since they must enroll in both Medicaid and Medicare separately, before accessing integrated plans.