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63 Percent of Long-Term Care Providers Wait Up to 4 Days for COVID-19 Test Results

7/7/20|  Story

Eighty-seven percent of assisted living communities and nursing homes participating in a new survey said it is taking two or more days for them to obtain the results of COVID-19 tests of staff members. 
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Blind Rehabilitation Services Provides for Veterans

7/6/20|  Story

Blind Rehabilitation Services (BRS) continues to provide access to care in alternative formats. That includes VA Video Connect and third-party alternatives, such as FaceTime, Skype and Facebook Messenger video chat. 
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Annie Text Message Program Guides Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

6/29/20|  Story

For Veterans who would like guidance for staying safe or managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, Annie can help. Annie is VA’s automated text messaging program that sends health information and self-care reminders. Any cell phone with texting capabilities can receive Annie messages. 
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VA Staff Helping Shape COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

6/29/20|  Story

VA health care staff are helping shape COVID-19 treatment guidelines. Both public and private medical teams across the country and around the world are benefitting from the guidelines. 
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'Medicaid Best Price' Changes Aimed at Value-Based Gene Therapy Contracts: U.S. Agency

6/25/20|  Story

Proposed changes to requirements that state-run Medicaid programs are given the best drug prices would clear the way for commercial health insurers to enter into “value-based” payment schemes, the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said on Wednesday. 
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 Powley Elder Law Award
6/30/2020  Press Release
This year's national community service award was given to Professor Rebecca C. Morgan, CAP, NAELA Fellow, of Gulfport, Fla.
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 President’s Recognition Award
6/25/2020  Press Release
2019-2020 NAELA President Jennifer VanderVeen, CELA, CAP, NAELA Fellow, selected the Center for At-Risk Elders as the recipient of the 2020 President's Award.
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NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020
6/12/2020  Press Release
NAELA acknowledges the growing population of older adults by celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th.
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NAELA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors
5/20/2020  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces its Board of Directors for 2020-2021.
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Practice Management During an Emergency
5/2/2020  News Article
Read this NAELA News article along with the latest COVID-19 updates.
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Stu D. Zimring, CAP, Fellow, Encino, Calif.

  • NAELA Foundation Board of Trustees, Chair
  • NAELA Past President
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