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  • March 6, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Lawmakers want nationwide head count to address DSP shortage, FDA bans electrical shock devices used on people with developmental disabilities, and Minnesota advocates seek to abolish subminimum wages for people with disabilities.


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  • March 3, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    Nursing home outbreak spotlights coronavirus risk in elder care facilities, ageism can shorten life expectancy, and marijuana use is rising sharply among seniors over 65.


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  • February 28, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    New Medicaid waivers threaten healthcare coverage for millions, the Senate passes a bill expanding access to respite care, and it’s time to explore the unique and conflicting narratives of disability issues.


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  • February 21, 2020

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    Senators push the FDA to ban shock devices used on those with special needs, accessibility was a big problem at the Iowa caucuses, and the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30.


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  • February 18, 2020

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    Congress is soon expected to pass a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Older Americans Act for five years. This will include significant increases in funding and important updates to the law such as expanding and improving the direct care workforce. We hope you’ll join us in urging your Representatives and Senators to support this important legislation.


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