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