The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced:

  • Reports shows that words matter. Language can reduce mental health and additional stigman. “In a perspective published in Neuropsychopharmacology, leaders from the National Institutes of Health address how using appropriate language to describe mental illness and addiction can help to reduce stigma and improve how people with these conditions are treated in health care settings and throughout society” Read more.
  • Study shows imaging after mild brain injury may predict outcomes. Read more.
  • National Cancer Institute announces Resources for Caregivers. Read more.
  • National Institute of Mental Health announces Caring for your Mental Health. Read more.
  • Blog: How to Heal Skin Without the Scars
  • Addressing One of the Most Enduring Challenges in Health Care: End-of-Life Decision Making, Videocast September 14, 2021, 10am to 11am ET. Read more.

The AARP published an article in its July/August 2021 titled Battling for Safer, Fairer Nursing Homes. The article describes four lawsuits the AARP is participating in: Brown v. Azar (California), Levine v. Ventura Convalescent Hospital (California), Brown v. District of Columbia (WDC) and Fair Housing Justice Center v. New York (New York). Read more.

LeadingAge and the Global Ageing Network, who are industry service providers, businesses, scholars and others committed to addressing the challenges and opportunities of global aging, announced their 2021 Expo in Atlanta, Georgia. It will take place from October 24 through October 27, 2021. For more information or to register, click here.

CAAR E-Clippings reported (Selected items):

The U.S. Supreme Court has delayed hearing a dispute over work requirements for Medicaid beneficiaries. Read more.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality announced:

The Administration for Community Living announced:

Benefits.gov:

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced:

Government Accountability Office (GAO):

Veterans Administration:

Health Affairs published an article titled Larger Nursing Home Staff Size Linked to Higher Number of COVID-19 Cases in 2020. Read more.

Advancing PALTC Education announced a webinar on Treating People with Parkinson’s Disease: A New Pocket Guide to Help Make a Complex Disease Easier to Navigate, August 25, 2021, 7pm to 8pm ET. Read more.

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