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

Urgent! Call your Representative Now!

Attention Aging Advocates: Below you will find another CALL TO ACTION on the healthcare bill that our great partners, Justice in Aging, sent out today: The House of Representatives is getting ready right now to vote on a bill that will take away health insurance for 24 million Americans, cut Medicaid funding by 25%, and put the … Continue reading

The Trump Administration is Erasing LGBT Elders

Dear Aging Advocates, Please see the below CALL TO ACTION from the Los Angeles LGBT Center. If you have questions, or want to get involved, please contact Tripp Mills directly via email at tmills@lalgbtcenter.org:  The Trump Administration is trying to strike LGBT elders from a key national survey. We must be prepared to step up … Continue reading

#Fight4OurHealth Actions & Events THIS WEEK

Dear Aging Advocates, Please see below for a complete list of statewide events happening this week –  BIG thank you to Justice in Aging and Amber Christ for sharing this info with us!   From Justice in Aging: I’ve put together all the events that I have heard about through Fight4OurHealth and elsewhere. The House will … Continue reading

What LAAAC Can Do for You in Advancing Advocacy Strategy

Attention Aging Advocates: The ever changing federal landscape is day by day feeling more and more like an all-out attack on older adults. From proposed changes and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, to elimination of funds for programs like Meals on Wheels, LIHEAP and HICAP, to discussions of the privatization of social security, and the … Continue reading

Vote on Thursday Could Undo 50 Years of Health Progress

Due to the many potential budget cuts and looming policy changes that will negatively impact seniors, now more than ever, it is crucial that you use your voice and speak up in support of older adults! Please, please, ACT! CALL! SPEAK UP! Time is of the essence…… THIS IS THE WEEK OF TRUTH FOR HEALTH CARE Thursday Set for GOP House Bill … Continue reading

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