LeverAGE

The Supreme Court: What's at Stake for Older Adults

October 16, 2020 American Society on Aging
LeverAGE
The Supreme Court: What's at Stake for Older Adults
Show Notes

In this episode of LeverAGE, host Peter Kaldes, President & CEO of ASA, is joined by Dr. Leanne Clark-Shirley, Vice President of Thought Leadership at ASA, and Michael Adams, CEO of SAGE and Chair of ASA's Board of Directors, to discuss the Senate Confirmation Hearing for Supreme Court Nominee, Amy Coney Barrett. They address potential issues and cases the Supreme Court will hear in the coming weeks and months, and the impact of their decisions on older Americans.

Peter then interviews Bill Rivera, Senior Vice President for Litigation at AARP Foundation, about what's at stake in the Supreme Court for older adults and what Barrett's nomination might mean for older adults.  Rivera and his team at AARP Foundation recently published The Supreme Court 2020: What’s at Stake for Older Adults in America; A Preview of the 2020 Term. Peter and Bill explore a few of the cases that will be on the Supreme Court docket.

ASA recently shared Five questions to ask the Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Generations Now.