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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Former fellow Jenny Kye published in April 2018, together with Justice in Aging (JIA) senior staff attorney Kate Lang, In-Kind Support and Maintenance in the SSI Program, an advocacy guide. 

The guide and a related webinar are available through Justice in Aging here.

Jenny's work on the guide was supported by a Borchard Former Fellow Grant in partnership with JIA. She is now a staff attorney with the Community Legal Aid Society, Inc., in Wilmington, Delaware where she advocates for older adults and people with disabilities in public benefits and disability rights matters.

 

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018 08:50

Borchard Fellow Co-Authors JIA Issue Brief

Catherine Bourque, a 2016-17 Borchard Fellow, co-authored an issue brief published by Justice in Aging (JIA) in January 2018. Catherine worked on the brief during her fellowship year with JIA Senior Staff Attorney Kate Lang. Skilled Nursing Facilities and Other Creditors Acting as Representative Payees examines  some of the conflicts that can arise and proposes ways to strengthen the oversight and protections within the Social Security Administration's representative payee system.  

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