The Americans with Disability Act Changed America (and Home Care) for the Better

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law a landmark piece of bipartisan civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which promised a new era of dignity and independence for 43 million disabled Americans. “[L]et the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down,” said President Bush at the law’s…

Emergency Planning Toolkit for the Aging and Disability Networks

A new Capacity-Building Toolkit for Including Aging and Disability Networks in Emergency Planning is now available called the Capacity-Building Toolkit. This resource guides aging and disability networks to increase their ability to plan for and respond to public health emergencies and disasters. This toolkit helps programs that support older adults and people with disabilities, through…

The Home Care Legacy of George H.W. Bush That Will Live Forever

Today, Wednesday, December 5, 2018, is a national day of mourning for the recent passing of George H.W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States of America. Justly glowing tributes to the late president’s accomplishments have been common in recent days, with most focusing on his adroit handling of the end of the Cold…