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Free Webinar: Medicaid Funding Caps Would Harm Older Americans

When: Tuesday March 7, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PT/ 2:00 p.m. ET. REGISTER NOW  One result of the 2016 elections has been increased discussion of Medicaid “cap” proposals. What would happen if federal Medicaid funding were capped, and individual states were given broad authority to re-write their Medicaid programs? How could states maintain necessary health care … Continue reading

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Who Will Be Our Aging Champion?

“Is California prepared to meet the needs of the aging baby boomer generation?” That was the question posed three years ago by the California State Senate Select Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care chaired by Senator Carol Liu (D-La Canada), where I served as Chief of Staff. After a year of research, briefings by experts … Continue reading

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Why Medicaid Matters for the Aging Community

Want to know what proposed changes to Medicaid would mean for older adults and the State of CA? These changes could drastically affect LTSS, long-term services and supports, which supports the most vulnerable older adults. Please see the link below from our national partner, NCOA. If you’re not sure what Medicaid is or who it … Continue reading

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Conference on Aging for Older Adults

Practical information and resources that will help the aging community plan ahead and get the most out of life. PLEASE SHARE THIS FLYER WIDELY

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Aging Advocates are Cordially Invited 🎉

Our coalition member, Justice in Aging, is hosting a very special event in March! Please join us as we celebrate their 45th anniversary with festive food and drinks. At this event, you will have an opportunity to contribute to their important work in fighting senior poverty. Also, they will in honoring an outstanding leader in the … Continue reading

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Train with us in California! Organizing for Social Change

Hello LAAAC Coalition and supporters, I attended the Midwest Academy, 5 day training- Organizing for Social Change- back in March 2016. I must say, it was the BEST training to learn about policy, policy advocacy, power, power dynamics, strategy, tactics, campaign strategy, allies, coalition building, and much much more. I highly recommend this training to … Continue reading

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Medicaid Funding Caps Would Harm Older Americans

Recent months have seen increased discussion of proposals to cap federal Medicaid spending. Under these proposals, the federal government would provide limited funding through either block grants or per capita payments to states, and states would have broad discretion to set their own Medicaid standards. A new issue brief from Justice in Aging explains how … Continue reading

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Repealing the Affordable Care Act without a Replacement Hurts Seniors

by Jennifer Goldberg, Justice in Aging Directing Attorney Every day, whether seniors need to see a doctor, receive care in their home, or pay for prescription drugs, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are lifelines for older adults. However, the entire health care system upon which older adults rely is at risk in … Continue reading

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Aging Boomers will Impact Labor, Business, Healthcare…and ‘Drive Up Overall labor Costs’

Gary Passmore wrote about the changing face of California and how aging baby boomers ‘will impact, labor, business, healthcare, teachers, nurses, and shortages in these fields are significant enough to drive up overall labor costs’. Those of us in aging know the impact boomers will have on systems and the economy. But, now is the … Continue reading

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Join the Convo: #StandWithSeniors

There will be much decision-making and discussion, in coming weeks and months, regarding  issues and programs that affect older Americans and their families. NCOA, our national partner in education and advocacy, launched Straight Talk for Seniors® to provide information for older adults, their families, caregivers, and the professionals who serve them on key policy concerns involving the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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