CHA News Article

New Programs Announced at White House Conference on Aging

In coordination with the July 13 White House Conference on Aging, the Department of Health and Human Services announced several programs designed to enhance the lives of older Americans and provide resources to their families, friends and other caregivers. The new initiatives include updates to quality and safety requirements for skilled-nursing facilities, the creation of a training curriculum for Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias, and education on falls prevention for health professionals, among others. Additional information is available at www.hhs.gov/news/press/2015pres/07/20150713c.html.

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