Sen. Bill Sasse introduces a bill to end ventilator discrimination during the pandemic, DSPs worry about protective equipment, and the threat COVID-19 poses to people with intellectual disabilities regarding social isolation.
Lutheran Services in America members are more than living up to this year’s theme for Older Americans Month, a look at the impact of COVID-19 on older adults, and upcoming webinars on nursing homes, hospice, and social determinants of health.
Federal officials double down on efforts to root out discrimination, some schools do away with restraint and seclusion, and a look at how the coronavirus crisis is exacting a toll on people with disabilities.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos forgoes waiving disability law amid school closures, stimulus payments may be extended to dependents with disabilities, and the EEOC updates guidance on testing employees.
Seniors with COVID-19 show unusual symptoms, a Kaiser Foundation study on the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 deaths in senior living facilities, and how to reduce caregiver turnover rates during the pandemic and afterward.