Health Care Organizations Can Take Action Now to Promote Racial Justice

In these weeks of mourning, anger, fear and courage, we have been heartened by the many statements of support and solidarity with demands for racial justice from so many health care organizations. We hope that these words will translate into...

Director's Corner: Fighting Diseases, New and Old

Like many of you, in these turbulent times we at the Center have cycled through feelings of heartbreak, anger, hopelessness, fear and determination, as our nation confronts the twin scourges of COVID-19 and racism – both infectious and deadly diseases.

Bridging Health Equity and Racial Justice During COVID-19 and Beyond

With the inequities COVID-19 is exposing so glaringly, we are at a unique and critical moment to step up our advocacy and put in place just policies to protect our most vulnerable communities.

COVID-19 Brings New Urgency to Protecting People with Chronic Conditions

During the coronavirus pandemic, many of those with chronic conditions are unable to keep up with the routine medical care required to manage these conditions and keep them from spiraling into an acute medical crisis.

Aging Out Loud: From Generation to Generation

We revisit this 2017 OAM post about a father and daughter, each of whose stories epitomize the spirit of perseverance and determination that marks the contributions older adults in our country always have made, and continue to make today.

Elevating the Needs of Medicare-Medicaid Beneficiaries in the COVID-19 Era

The coronavirus pandemic poses exceptional risks to people dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid (dual eligibles). This population is poorer, sicker and disproportionately, from communities of color.

At Greater Risk: Food Insecurity During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We have all seen the startling images: lines stretching for miles at food banks and pantries across the nation. The pandemic has only exacerbated food insecurity, especially among several vulnerable populations:

COVID-19 is Leaving Home Health Workers and Consumers with Long-Term Care Needs in Jeopardy

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, home health workers find themselves in an incredibly difficult bind – how can they deliver necessary services while keeping themselves and their clients safe?

Who Are the Most At-Risk Older Adults In the COVID-19 Era? It’s Not Just Those in Nursing Homes

Much has been written about the terrible toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on the older adult population, and in particular, those living in nursing homes. Also at high risk are many of the the nearly 7 million older adults living in the community.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19