An analysis of Medicare records and surveys found that doctors struggle to deliver an Alzheimer’s diagnosis to patients and their caregivers—less than half received the tough news. The Alzheimer’s Association hopes to change that and has the resources to help.
In-person meetings are viewed as mission critical by federal workers, but restrictions on travel have presented a roadblock in recent years. Those restrictions, it turns out, have had some unintended financial consequences for the government.
In an update on the proposed rule on political activity by nonprofits, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Congress and reporters that the agency may look to widen the rule’s lens to cover more than just 501(c)(4) organizations.
A new report found that millennials are not willing to pay for news and that while they don’t actively seek news through social media, they often get their information through Facebook and YouTube anyway. How does these findings affect associations?
Key issues like restrictions on government employees attending meetings and tax reform were high priority on American Associations Day. But advocates also set out to improve the reputation of associations on the Hill.
Seeing a void, colleagues in the mascot business decided to launch the National Mascot Association. The group plans to develop standards for the industry and has its sights set on someday hosting a mascot convention.
Each year, associations representing mathematicians and bakers step up their game in honor of Pi Day, an annual celebration of one of the world’s most fascinating numbers (and some pretty delicious baked goods).
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs planned to give a free hermit crab to the first 1,000 fans to arrive at the minor league team’s Opening Day game. That idea didn’t sit well with the group whose mission is to protect the tiny crustacean.
The merger of two leading events and association management companies gives MCI a steady U.S.-based presence and offers Coulter access to a global network of tools and resources.
German lawmakers recently approved legislation requiring that the country’s largest companies have at least 30 percent female representation on their boards of directors. But there could be better ways to achieve more diverse and inclusive boards, according to one association leadership expert.