CANHR: Restructuring California’s Medi-Cal Recovery System SB 1124 (Hernandez) – Your Support in Needed!

SB 1124 (Hernandez) was introduced on Thursday, March 27, 2014 – no bells and whistles rang out, but they should have. SB 1124, co-sponsored by CANHR and Western Center on Law and Poverty, includes the most important Medi-Cal Recovery changes since 1993, when the current law was passed via Governor Wilson’s budget proposal. The new … Continue reading

NY Times: As Living Standards Fall for Seniors, Some See Signs of ‘Silver Revolution’

By DAVID WALLIS   Community activist Ann A. Stewart, seated, attends a Massachusetts Senior Action Council chapter meeting. Ms. Stewart, 89, was arrested in Boston for participating in a street protest over the doubling of fares for a local paratransit service. CreditMylan Cannon/The New York Times BEFORE Boston police detained Ann A. Stewart last August, she had … Continue reading

California Healthline: How Should California Regulate Growing, Changing Assisted-Living Industry?

A joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Human Services Committees last month examined the growing and changing assisted-living industry in California. The hearing included testimony from witnesses who contend California’s oversight has not kept pace with the evolving industry which promises to grow faster as aging baby boomers lose the ability to care for themselves. Dozens … Continue reading

Contra Costa Times: California provides scant information to families looking for residential elderly care

By Katie Nelson and Daniel J. Willis Stan Phillips is photographed at the Hayward Hills Healthcare Center on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 in Hayward, Calif. Phillips was a resident of Valley Springs Manor assisted living facility, but relocated when workers abandoned it. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) CASTRO VALLEY — According to the California Department of Social Services … Continue reading

TAC: People with Disabilities Priced Out of Nation’s Housing Market

TAC Releases Priced Out 2012 Wednesday, May 22, 2013 The Technical Assistance Collaborative (TAC) and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force have released a study, Priced Out in 2012, which demonstrates that the national average rent for a modestly priced one-bedroom apartment is greater than the entire Supplemental Security Income (SSI) of … Continue reading

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