Links We Like: July 17, 2015

| By Jodi Horton

There were two big topics this week for aging adults, and we’ve chosen one article to represent each one.

This week was the anniversary of the Older Americans Act, and the Senate passed a reauthorization of the Act. With a growing population of aging adults, legislation to assist and protect them becomes even more vital. Read more: AARP Praises Passage of Bipartisan Older Americans Act in Senate

The discussion continues about requiring doctors to have advance conversations about end-of-life care with their patients. I think this article from Newsweek helps us remember that we would not all make the same treatment choices when faced with a terminal illness, and that’s why the advance healthcare planning conversation is so important. Read more: Let People Make Their Own End-of-Life Decisions

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