Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud in Community Settings

Next Level Aging

IAAAA | February 13, 2024

As the Indiana General Assembly has convened to discuss many important concerns, few are as vital and universal in nature as the availability of quality, affordable, robust and reliable services for aging Hoosiers. Every time I meet someone new and they learn who I represent, they always feel prompted to share their personal story of […]

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Empowering Veterans with Home and Community-Based Services

IAAAA | November 10, 2023

This Veteran’s Day, we can honor our veterans helping them connect with a diverse array of Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) designed both to ease their transition to civilian life and empower them to live and age through their retirement years with autonomy, independence and dignity in their own homes and communities. Accessing HCBS for […]

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Lifestyle Medicine important part of Older Americans Month

IAAAA | May 31, 2023

Maybe it’s because Robin Leach’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous predominated my young adulthood, but when I heard the term “Lifestyle Medicine” a couple weeks ago, two images popped into my head: guru doctors with celebrity clients and Dr. Oz highlighting the latest unproven wellness theory. I thought it might be one of a long-line of health […]

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Aging Unbound in Indiana

IAAAA | May 17, 2023

Established in 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) is celebrated every May. Led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), OAM is a time for us to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of older Americans, highlight important trends and strengthen our commitment to honoring our older citizens. This year’s theme, Aging Unbound, offers an opportunity to […]

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Dementia Care Gets Personal in Legislative Session

IAAAA | March 28, 2023

One by one, the members of the House Public Health Committee voted Aye to support a program of Dementia Care Specialists in conjunction with the Indiana Division of Aging and the Indiana Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs). Rep. Greg Porter, the author of HB 1422, had talked about the impact of Alzheimer’s and dementia on Indiana. About […]

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