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

LA Times – 22% surge in number of older homeless people catches L.A. officials off guard

Please see the LA Times front page article: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-homeless-older-adults-20180719-story.html       LAAAC’s Policy Action Team (PAT) has been working locally on advocacy in older adult housing and homelessness and is advocating for:   1) Increased supply of affordable units with services attached that are targeted for older adults 2) Prevention solutions targeted to the … Continue reading

Homelessness among seniors on the rise

https://www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/kcrw-features/homelessness-among-seniors-on-the-rise   The Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority recently reported that the total number of homeless people in L.A. County fell since last year, but they also discovered a disturbing trend. The only group in L.A. that is experiencing homelessness more than last year is people age 62 and over. One reason for this increase … 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

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

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

Tell Congress to Say No to Medicaid Cuts, Higher Costs for Seniors in Health Care Reform Bill

Attention Aging Advocates: URGENT ACTION NEEDED As detailed in our March 10 Legislative Update, the House is advancing the first of several measures to ultimately repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). n4a is opposing the American Health Care Act (AHCA), as it does not adequately address the ACA issues we raised in our January ACA … Continue reading

Call to Protect Medicaid

Dear Aging Advocates,   We need your voice TODAY to tell the Republican majority in Congress: DO NOT CUT MEDICAID. Call Congress now to protect Medicaid: 1-866-426-2631 You will be connected with your Republican member of Congress. If your member is a Democrat, you’ll be connected with a Republican in a nearby district. When you get connected, … Continue reading

13 Republicans Against Trump (Trumpcare)

Attention Aging Advocates, Do you have family or friends in any of the following states: Senators Shelley Moore Capito (WV), Bill Cassidy (LA), Susan Collins (ME), Tom Cotton (AR), Ted Cruz (TX), Cory Gardner (CO), Dean Heller (NV), Mike Lee (UT), John McCain (AZ), Lisa Murkowski (AK), Rand Paul (KY), Rob Portman (OH), and David … Continue reading

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