Measure H

We are happy to report that many LAAAC advocates have been successful in impacting the Measure H implementation process to benefit older adults. The LAAAC Policy Action Team has organized our members and talking points, and has been tracking and speaking on the older adult need at Measure H county meetings. We’ve been active in … Continue reading

Call to Action. Stopping the Inflow of Homelessness

What’s Happening: Many of us have seen the results of the local 2018 homeless count reporting a 22% increase in homelessness amongst older adults. The Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition (LAAAC), as managed by St. Barnabas Senior Services(SBSS), has also seen a significant increase in reports of first time homeless older adults. Senior Social Service … Continue reading

A letter from CEJC’s Incoming Steering Committee Chair, Carol Sewell

Elder Justice in Sacramento: The Yin and Yang of Policy-Making   With Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month now behind us, the juxtaposition of recent events at the State Capitol is hard to ignore.   For the second year in a row, the Department of Social Services led efforts to hold a vibrant and … Continue reading

CALL NOW: ZombiCare is Back and Worse Than Ever

The Republican #CareLess Plan is Back And It’s Worse Than Ever Your Congressmember Needs to Hear From You Today! Aging Advocates, This awful bill just won’t die. The GOP House leadership is moving to bring back Trumpcare, the vampire health care plan that still leaves 24 million Americans uninsured, still cuts Medicaid and our health … Continue reading

We Need People From Council District 1!!!!

Attention Aging Advocates: SBSS and LAAAC have been working in Coalition with many other groups to build political will to pass the Mayor’s proposed Affordable Housing Linkage Fee in the city of Los Angeles. This fee would be the 1st dedicated source of local funding to build affordable housing in LA. We are holding an … Continue reading

CALL TO ACTION for the 28th: Protecting the Affordable Care Act

Dear Aging Advocates, If you live in the 28th Congressional district, or if you provide services to individuals in the 28th, please see Congressman Schiff’s request below. He wants to hear from you on his Facebook, Twitter or his website Dear Friend, We can all agree that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of … Continue reading

GOP Healthcare Proposal Would Harm California Seniors

Attention Aging Advocates, Repeal and Replace is back on the Trump agenda. Please see the 2 Calls to Action below from our partners, Justice In Aging. Although we fought back against recent efforts in Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the American Health Care Act (AHCA), leaders in Congress say they … Continue reading

We Need to Keep Fighting for Healthcare

The GOP’s Zombie Health Repeal Bill Keeps Rising From the Dead – Let’s Send it to the Grave for Good New Proposals Keep Getting Scarier The Republicans in congress continue to push to resurrect the awful American Health Care Act to repeal “Obamacare.” In the last few days, the White House and Congressmember have had … Continue reading

Measure H Survey

Attention Aging Advocates, Please see the information below from the Homeless Initiative and note the following request to complete the Measure H contracting survey. Dear Partners, Appreciation Notes The Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative is pleased to share the first edition of Appreciation Notes:  personal notes by partners acknowledging and celebrating champions whose acts of inspiration, compassion, … Continue reading

Free Webinar: Legal Basics – Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Dear Aging Advocates, Please consider this free, online event regarding SSI, which is a topic both federal and state in nature, and has much advocacy happening around it in Los Angeles (e.g., Justice in Aging is currently supporting SSI as a resource for homeless seniors and seniors who are living on the brink of homelessness): When: Tuesday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. PT … Continue reading

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