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Foster Youth
June 2nd, 2022

Successful model of intergenerational living expands to Oregon

Bridge Meadows opened its third intergenerational community for foster youth, adoptive parents, and elders in October 2021.

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Elders
July 1st, 2021

100,000 renters ages 65 and older at risk of eviction

According to a recent blog by Leading Edge, more than 100,000 renters ages 65 and older report they will likely be evicted when the national moratorium ends.

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Disabilities
February 1st, 2021

Medicaid is encouraging community-based services over institutions for long-term care for people with disabilities

New toolkit is available featuring examples of state-expanded home and community based services.

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December 23rd, 2020

New study reveals risk factors for veterans transitioning to civilian life

Unique public-private partnership completes five-year evaluation of the transition experience for veterans

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Foster Youth
December 10th, 2020

Trust grantee Project Avary featured in recent episode of Ear Hustle

Podcast features the stories of an often-overlooked youth population

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Elders
October 27th, 2020

Honoring the Past, Defining the Future

Combatting Stereotypes, older adults have been redefining what it means to age well for more than 50 years

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Disabilities
September 22nd, 2020

Creative Growth Art Center promotes artistic expression, an often-overlooked form of communication for people with disabilities.

Expressive and professional artistic opportunities for adults with disabilities provide a lasting impact.

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Veterans
August 18th, 2020

Veteran Volunteers Serve Their Communities During Pandemic

Team Rubicon and The Mission Continues support their communities

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Foster Youth
July 23rd, 2020

Police Killings of Black People Traumatize Black Foster Youth

Police are frequently involved in the lives of foster youth, and consequently, police killings are particularly traumatizing for foster youth.

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Disabilities
February 28th, 2020

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) applies to business websites and apps

Ruling confirms the ADA protects access not just to restaurants and stores, but also to the websites and apps of those businesses.

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Veterans
February 7th, 2020

First of a Kind Longitudinal Study of Veterans Transitions

The Veterans Metric Initiative (TVMI), launched in 2016, completed data collection in May 2019.

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Foster Youth
December 2nd, 2019

Promoting the Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ+ Youth Involved with Child Welfare

A new research brief outlines how child welfare professionals can better support LGBTQ+ youth and families

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