The Afflerbach Group is fundamentally a networking public policy advocacy organization that focuses upon service to non-profit professional organizations. Simultaneously with assisting our client partners to achieve their immediate goals, we share with them the use of effective methodologies and techniques by which to achieve their future goals. 
At The Afflerbach Group we take Lao Tsu's classic proverb to heart. It is our guide. We live it.

Roy Afflerbach, a former Pennsylvania State Senator, and Henry "Hank" Annoni a  former public school teacher and administrator, are the principal public policy advisors of TAG. They bring decades of  political, organizational, and educational advocacy experience to their client partners. Click on their photos for more individual information.
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At the Table for Our Partners...
PA Association of Senior Centers 
    Penn State, July 30-31
Humane PA Pawlitics
    Mars, PA July 20
Administration for Community Living
    WDC, July 15
South Western PA Partnership on Aging
    Conference Call, July 14
White House Conference on Aging
    WDC, July 13
Senior Support Coalition
    Harrisburg, July 10
AARP Forum on Family Caregiving
    WDC, July 8
The Rest of the Story...
(News that doesn't make the front page)
"If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime."
Lao Tsu
4th Century BCE
On March 11th, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced legislation to establish a Medicare  demonstration focusing upon the use of HCBS to delay institutionalization. This proposal fits neatly with NADSA's call to Modernize Medicare with Adult Day Services for Cost Avoidance. Click here for Senator Grassley's statement.
Home Training Sessions Reduced Hospital Readmissions by 39%
Researchers from University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio found that an hour-long coaching session and three follow-up phone calls helped reduce hospital readmissions…
Registration is open for the National Adult Day Services Conference to be held in Phoenix, AZ, October 15-17, 2015.
For more information click here. Presentations and sessions will be announced in April. Registration will begin in May. Be sure to become a member too! Benefits are amazing and there are many discounts!  
Important Security Alert for All Who Post Photos Any Place on the Internet...Click Here to view an NBC News report on photo location vulnerabilities that can put you and your family at risk in your own home and neighborhood.
U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), and Susan Collins (R-ME) have introduced S. 1214 to end the slaughter and export of American horses for human consumption. Click here to read more about this bi-partisan measure.