CBN is committed to educating, engaging and informing our seniors about policies that have the potential to impact their quality of life and contribute to their ability to age safely, independently and with dignity. Our new Aging Policy section is an opportunity to provide news of the latest policies along with links to other resources that provide additional information.
Join New Yorkers from all across the state to demand the elimination of Hep C. Rally and meet with legislators to demand funding for testing, prevention and linkage to care and cure!
Please join the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA) for FPWA’s 2019 State Advocacy Day as they are providing transportation to travel to Albany on Monday, February 4.
Two advocacy days: Rest of State/Statewide HIV Housing Legislative Education Day and End AIDS Legislative Awareness Day
The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act, the Association's priority legislation, has passed both the House of Representatives and the Senate and will soon be signed into law.
The New York City Council Health Committee is hosting an official public hearing to receive testimony from New Yorkers on the New York Health Care Act. All are welcome to attend and show support, even if not submitting testimony.
The Act will for the first time, focus national attention on better understanding the complex needs of grandparents and other older relatives who are caring for children and help to make information about promising practices and programs more accessible for these special families.
The RAISE Family Caregivers Act requires the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain and update an integrated national strategy to support family caregivers.
On November 14, 2018, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo issued an executive order that directs state agencies to include New York State Prevention Agenda priorities and the AARP/World Health Organization eight domains of livability for age-friendly communities, where appropriate, into federal and state plans, and agency policies, procedures, and procurements.
The New York Health Act proposes to establish a universal single-payer health insurance system in the state replacing the expensive, fragmented, and inefficient system dominated by commercial insurers.
Disclaimer: The information contained on this page is for general information purposes only. The views expressed by individuals, groups, and websites appearing in this section are not necessarily representative of the official views of Carter Burden Network or its staff. The primary purpose of this section is to educate and inform our readers about current policy discussions and proposals in the field of aging.