Aging and Independent Living http://wamc.org en Vox Pop : Aging in Place http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-aging-place <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The notion that the elderly should be able to live out their lives in their own homes rather than be forced into assisted-living facilities is part of a growing movement called Aging in Place. In the studio today are two driving forces of that movement in the Hudson Valley, Karl </span>DeKeukelaere<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> of </span><a href="http://www.hvhomematters.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Hudson Valley Home Matters</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Nina Lynch of </span><a href="http://www.rhinebeckathome.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Rhinebeck at Home</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 87684 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Aging in Place Big Data Gaps Make Vermont APS Review Difficult http://wamc.org/post/big-data-gaps-make-vermont-aps-review-difficult <p></p><p>Vermont has made big progress in clearing up a backlog of investigations by the division of state government that investigates reports of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of the elderly and other vulnerable adults.<br><br>But there's concern that the Adult Protective Services division of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living may be clearing the backlog in part by being too selective in taking new cases. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 08:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56560 at http://wamc.org