How Adult Day Care Programs and Care Giver Support Groups Can Help Keep Aging Loved Ones At Home

When our parents become elderly and frail, we want to assist them and keep them at home as long as possible. With the proper services, equipment and safety measures in place, this is possible for many people. But, successfully keeping our parents safely in their home (or ours) is only half the battle. Many seniors … Continue reading

California Healthline: State Opens Adult Day Services Dialogue

by David Gorn A new chapter starts tomorrow in the long saga of the Community Based Adult Services program. Two state agencies — the Department of Health Care Services and the Department of Aging — tomorrow will convene the first stakeholder meeting in a new process designed to extend the CBAS program beyond the expiration date … Continue reading

California Heathline: Yamada Takes a Lonely Stand on ADHC Bill

by David Gorn The Senate Committee on Health yesterday rejected a bill designed to perpetuate adult day health care services in one of the strangest votes in recent memory. The legislators on the committee voiced strong support for the bill and said they wanted to vote for it, but bill author Assembly member Mariko Yamada … Continue reading

California Healthline: Assembly Bill Would Keep Adult Day Program Going

by David Gorn It was a watershed moment for state officials and senior health advocates in March, 2012 when California launched the Community Based Adult Services (CBAS) program, borne of a lawsuit settlement. It was an effort that calmed political waters and dealt with the 35,000 frail and elderly Californians who had been part of the … Continue reading

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