Statement by Conwell Hooper, Executive Director, American Senior Alliance, on Proposal 88 Postponement

We were pleased to see the Florida Constitution Revision Commission put an end to Proposal 88 today.

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Alabama Showing Elder Compassion with Missing Senior Citizen Alert

One of the most frightening times for families is when a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer's or dementia related conditions goes missing.  Frantic sets in along with a sense of helplessness!  After calling law enforcement and local governing bodies, some people sit around and hope for the best.  A few take action by driving the city streets in search for clues.  Others put a comprehensive search team in place.  These fearful moments can be some of the most stressful times for families.

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AmSA Executive Director attends Florida Public Hearing

American Senior Alliance Executive Director, Conwell Hooper and volunteers standing strong for Florida’s senior citizens by speaking out against Proposal 54 and Proposal 88 at the Pensacola Constitution Revision Commission public hearing. Both of these proposals will jeopardize the affordable quality care and dependable services our seniors receive in Florida.

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It's Time for Georgia to Say Yes to Tougher Long Term Care Background Checks

Legislation pending in the Georgia legislature requiring employee background checks for all long term care operators would put the peach state in line with other surrounding states.

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AmSA encourages Florida officials to maintain quality care and affordable services for seniors

Since the beginning of the new year, American Senior Alliance has been active in the sunshine state fighting to ensure Florida's senior citizens residing in our nursing homes and assisted living communities continue receiving quality care at affordable prices.

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AmSA Executive Director, Conwell Hooper Testifies Again Against Proposal 88

Today, Conwell Hooper, Executive Director of American Senior Alliance, testified before the Constitution Revision Commission Declaration of Rights Committee to reiterate how Proposal 88 outlines more ways to sue nursing homes rather than ensure residents have access to the care and services they need. 

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Constitution Revision Commission, Declaration of Rights Committee Meeting Testimony

On Thursday, January 11, 2018, AmSA Executive Director, Conwell Hooper, testified in Tallahassee, FL at the Constitution Revision Committee Declaration of Rights committee, in opposition to Proposal 88.

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Senior Citizens Need to Set Goals and Aim High to Stay Sharp

At the beginning of every year, we often think about ways to improve our lives by setting goals for the New Year.  Senior citizens are no exception.

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Older Driver Safety Week

Back in 2009, the American Occupational Association rolled out an initiative called Older Driver Safety Awareness Week in an effort to promote safe driving for our elderly population. This week, the AOTA is working hard to promote safe driving for our seniors through a week long campaign.  

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American Senior Alliance's Executive Director, Conwell Hooper issued this statement regarding an ethics complaint filed against Constitution Revision Commissioner, Brecht Heuchan

"There is legitimate room for discussion about what belongs in the Constitution and what doesn’t, and which regulations are right for nursing homes and which aren’t. But there is no place in the constitutional review process for special interest proposals designed to boost the bottom line of one law firm. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what Brecht Heuchan, an appointed member of the Constitution Revision Commission, is trying to foist on the people of Florida. It’s a clear conflict of interest, and that is why today I filed a formal ethics complaint against him.

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