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  • July 19, 2019

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    National Disability Voter Registration Week’s REV UP campaign, summer series on evidence-based practices, and a surge in disability voters in 2020.


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  • July 9, 2019

    Washington, DC-based Lutheran Services in America Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

    Colleen P. Frankenfield and Karen L. Himle have joined the board of directors for Lutheran Services in America. Frankenfield and Himle’s terms as board members began on July 1 and run through June 30, 2022.


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  • June 28, 2019

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    The House of Representatives votes to renew a popular Medicaid program that moves people with disabilities from institutions into the community, a decline in Medicaid and CHIP enrollment suggests the child uninsured rate may rise again, and another look at the legacy of the Olmstead case and how progress comes with costs.


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  • June 25, 2019

    The Catalyst

    Senior Services News

    Falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults, accounting for over 3 million emergency department visits and 30,000 deaths. Deaths have risen sharply since 2007. View the CDC’s coordinated care plan to prevent older adult falls and more.


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  • June 21, 2019

    LSA-DN Weekly Update

    Disability Network News

    In this week's update: The Department of Justice celebrates 20 years of the Olmstead Supreme Court decision, a new study's findings on how Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement is affecting those already employed, and a federal watchdog finds MCPS student seclusion incidents among the highest in America.


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