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

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

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

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

How Capped Medicaid Funding Impacts LTSS

Attention Aging Advocates, Below you will find a great resource that Senior Staff Attorney, Amber Christ of Justice in Aging, shared with us today from Community Catalyst: http://www.communitycatalyst.org/resources/publications/document/Impact-of-Medicaid-Per-Capita-Caps-on-LTSS.pdf This information deals specifically with the impact to LTSS (Long-Term Services and Supports) by per capita caps.    

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

TSF: INSIDE Integrated Appeals Processes

From our colleagues at The SCAN Foundation: A brief from the Center for Heath Care Services explores considerations in aligning Medicare and Medicaid appeals processes and highlights key lessons from two states serving Medicare-Medicaid enrollees Click here for report: http://www.thescanfoundation.org/sites/thescanfoundation.org/files/integrated_appeals_brief_12_22_14.pdf

NSCLC: Advocacy Steps for Consumers and Advocates Regarding the Home Care Rule: Update on Requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Olmstead

From our colleagues at NSCLC:  Effective January 1, 2015, the Department of Labor’s new Home Care Rule, depending on how it is implemented, could result in unintended consequences such as cuts to services, dismantling of programs that allow consumers to control their own care, and loss of income for home health care workers. Disability and … Continue reading

US Committee on Aging: Fraud Hotline Report

From our colleagues at the California Regional Coalitions:  United States Senate Special Committee on Aging Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), Chairman Sen. Susan M. Collins (R-ME), Ranking Member   Note—Today, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging released a bi-partisan report detailing the most common types of fraud reported to the committee over the last year … Continue reading

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