The government programs that deliver critical health care, medicine, long-term services and supports, and home and community based services to low-income seniors are extremely complex; and the policies that govern and control access to these programs are difficult to navigate and ever changing. Through our expertise in law, elder rights, and the rules that govern these programs, we ensure that low-income seniors have access to the health care they need, and are entitled to by law.

Assisted Living

Older adults in assisted living facilities deserve high-quality care in an environment that feels like home. Through insightful policy analysis, targeted advocacy, and high-impact advocate trainings, we work to ensure that assisted living facilities meet residents’ needs. The assisted living landscape is changing…

Dual Eligibles

In 2010, Justice in Aging took a leadership role on integration issues related to dual eligibles, producing issue briefs that pointed out areas where consumer protection is most needed as states seek to develop and replicate new models for integrating the delivery of Medicare and Medicaid benefits…

Managed Long-Term Services and Supports:

We work to ensure that the nation’s growing number of aging individuals have access to Long-Term Services and Supports that are person-centered; promote as much choice and independence as possible; and allow them to receive care in home and …

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Person Centered Care

We believe in autonomy, dignity, and the right to self-determination for aging Americans. Person-centered care (and person-centered care planning) empowers individuals by protecting and enhancing their right to make decisions about where and how they want to live and what care they receive. As states, plans and providers in various settings work to integrate…

New Federal Home and Community-Based Service Rule

Seniors and people with disabilities who receive Medicaid should have access to the home and community-based services that enable them to live with dignity and independence in their homes. Under Medicaid law, funding exists to give consumers the ability to receive necessary long-term services and supports without moving into a nursing home or other…

Affordable Care Act Transitions:

Individuals with health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) should not experience life-threatening gaps in coverage when they turn 65 and become eligible for Medicare and/or lose access to coverage they have before turning 65. Through advocate trainings, strategic partnerships, and administrative advocacy at both the state and federal levels, we work for…