The Veterans Benefits Protection Project: An Award-Winning Program to Combat Elder Financial Abuse

Imagine that you meet two individuals today at a senior center. Each offers to help you identify some important resources that will make your life better. Both of these people identify themselves as volunteers for nonprofit advocacy organizations. They tell you that, as an older adult, you are eligible for some generous support through programs […]

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How Would the Proposed Healthcare Bill Have Affected Medi-Cal and Medicaid? Kamala Harris Discussed at IOA

Being heard is one of our greatest desires as humans. When our voices are silenced and our stories left untold, we feel insignificant and invisible. Unfortunately, in our society, aging adults are rarely given enough of a voice. But on July 3, during her visit to Institute on Aging (IOA), California Senator Kamala Harris let […]

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