Advocacy

Advocacy:

Article: Advocating for the elderly adult (attached to main page)

  • Coalition of Geriatric Nursing Organizations (CGNO)
  • Ombudsman

Stems from the Older American Act of 1965 and provides federal assistance to states for individuals receiving care in their home or long term care facility

  • Policy Toolbox from American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Link: http://www.aanp.org/legislation-regulation/policy-toolbox

  • The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) policy priorities for 2014

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