Revisiting the Olmstead Ruling: Keeping More Older Adults Out of Nursing Homes

A September 2010 NSCLC report,  10-Plus Years After the Olmstead Ruling: Progress, Problems, and Opportunities, calls on Congress and the states to give older adults and people with disabilities to expand the use of home and community based services and to deemphasize the institutionalization of our elders as the health care reform law suggests and encourages.

Olmstead Report Press Release

NSCLC Olmstead Report

NSCLC Olmstead Report (Large Type)

SCAN Olmstead PowerPoint Presentation

Webinar Recording (73 MB Windows Media)

 

About Vanessa Barrington

Vanessa leads communications efforts for Justice in Aging from the Oakland, CA office. She’s focused on increasing the visibility of Justice in Aging as a national leader in the fight against senior poverty, and amplifying the work of Justice in Aging’s lawyers to defend and broaden access to health care and economic security programs for America’s poor seniors. She oversees all online communications, public relations, social media, fundraising communications, publications, and webinars.