In addition to the information shared below by Justice in aging, the proposed budget also eliminates: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), one of the longest-running programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, funds local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development. Many non-profits serving seniors are operating … Continue reading
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
You are invited to join KCRW for a free event! You have heard the compelling stories on KCRW, now join us for the live experience of Going Gray in LA with documentarians (and husband and wife team) Ruxandra Guidi and Roberto (Bear) Guerra and KCRW’s Jonathan Bastian. In the coming decades, Los Angeles is going … Continue reading
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.
Attention aging advocates, we would like to inform you about a rally taking place today from 10 am to 1 pm. It is located at LAC + USC and our coalition members, Justice in Aging, is one of the featured speakers! View the flyer below for more detailed information on this free event:
Medicaid provides essential care for women throughout their lives—from family planning and maternal health services to nursing home care. However, yesterday, on International Women’s Day, committees in Congress were busy marking up a GOP ACA replacement bill that will fundamentally change the way Medicaid is funded, making it harder for both older and younger women … Continue reading
WHAT: LAAAC has been working locally with partners to increase the supply of affordable housing for older adults (both city & county). An LA City motion that has been presented to Council by Mayor Eric Garcetti. The Affordable Housing Linkage Fee will create the city’s first permanent source of funds to build affordable housing. WHY: Today … Continue reading
Advancing aging with dignity and independence.
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