Aisha Elmquist, a 2007-2008 Borchard Fellow, participated in the shaping of the nearly 200-page legislation that was signed in May 2019 into law in Minnesota transforming the assisted living system in that state. The legislation was the result of the hard work of various stakeholders and their efforts to reach consensus. Some of the workgroup process is described here:

A hard-won consensus on elder care in Minnesota--http://www.startribune.com/a-hard-won-consensus-on-elder-care-in-minnesota/509927832/

 Aisha serves as Policy Specialist with the Minnesota Office of Ombudsman for Long-Term Care.

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Friday, 15 February 2019 14:46

2019 Academic Research Grant Recipients

The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation Board of Directors are pleased to announce the recipients of the Center on Law and Aging's 2019 Academic Research Grants. They are:

Patrick Button and Mashfiqur Khan, Do Stronger Employment Discrimination Laws Soften the Blow of Social Security Cuts? Evidence from State Laws and the Social Security Amendments of 1983

Allen Glicksman and Laura Ring, Modeling Pathways to Access of Long Term Care Services and Supports among Limited English Speaking Elders

Kathy Lee and Rebecca Mauldin, Examining Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Older Adults in Long-Term Care Facilities

Stacey Wood and Pi-Ju (Marian) Liu, Susceptibility to Mass Marketing Fraud among the Elderly

Click here for more information about the grant recipients and the Academic Research Grant program.

Congratulations to the 2019 grantees!

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