Social Isolation and Loneliness

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Post Event Update | Living on the Edge: A Crisis in Senior Housing

On January 17th 2017, we hosted an informative, educational and engaging event to raise awareness about hidden homelessness in the aging community. The event’s content was of critical importance not only to our older adult population, but to low and moderate income families nationwide who face the prospect of displacement as a result of inaction … Continue reading

To LeadingAge & All Our Generous Sponsors: Thank You!

Happy 2017 Aging Advocates! We hope you enjoyed the holiday season and were able to spend quality time with your family and friends! So, we’re only about a week into the new year, and there’s already much news to share with you regarding our upcoming events. At LAAAC, we are immensely thankful that so many individuals, … Continue reading

Top Ten Questions to Ask a Los Angeles Home Caregiver Agency

Finding the right Los Angeles home caregiver agency for your elderly loved one can seem like a daunting and stressful task. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be. By asking some direct, pertinent questions, you can learn all you need to know to select a home caregiver agency. Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Los Angeles … Continue reading

LA Times: New ideas by L.A. County leaders are welcome — but are they right?

By THE TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD  Los Angeles County government is in the midst of an intriguing organizational shake-up. In one move announced Thursday, the office of the chief executive was reconfigured to make it easier to implement reforms in child welfare and the Sheriff’s Department. That’s encouraging, at least in concept. Failures in those two … Continue reading

CBSLA: Volunteers Assemble 4,500 Gift Bags For Homebound Seniors

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Volunteers, including Mayor Eric Garcetti and his wife, assembled thousands of gift bags Wednesday to be delivered to about 4,500 homebound seniors. The gifts are the result of a fundraising drive, launched by the mayor’s wife, Amy Elaine Wakeland, to replace 2,000 care packages destroyed Dec. 8 in a fire that razed … Continue reading

LA Times: Judge won’t stop L.A. County from sending 91,000 Medi-Cal cancellations

Los Angeles residents line up to enroll in Covered California and Medi-Cal plans on Nov. 15, 2014. The following week, advocates filed suit against the state challenging the legality Medi-Cal's renewal process. (Cheryl Guerrero)

Los Angeles residents line up to enroll in Covered California and Medi-Cal plans on Nov. 15, 2014. The following week, advocates filed suit against the state challenging the legality Medi-Cal’s renewal process. (Cheryl Guerrero) By ERYN BROWN  More than 91,000 Medi-Cal recipients in Los Angeles County will be sent letters this week telling them that … Continue reading

CDCAN: STATE SENATE HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE SET TO HOLD INFORMATIONAL HEARING IN LOS ANGELES

STATE SENATE HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE SET TO HOLD INFORMATIONAL HEARING IN LOS ANGELES ON “PROMISE OF LANTERMAN ACT” AT LA CITY HALL; SPECIAL LIVE STREAM VIDEO LINK AVAILABLE ON COMMITTEE’S WEBPAGE; AGENDA AND BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS RELEASED   SACRAMENTO, CA [CDCAN LAST UPDATED 10/09/2014 – 07:55 AM] –  The issues surrounding  the rights, supports and services … Continue reading

KPCC: LA among worst cities for people with disabilities, report says

Los Angeles is among the worst cities in the U.S. for people with disabilities, according to a new report from the personal finance social network WalletHub. Launched in February 2012, WalletHub aims to help consumers and small business owners to make better financial decisions by providing them with information and tools, including one to search and … Continue reading

LA Times: Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

People wait to apply for Affordable Care Act insurance coverage on March 31, 2014, in Commerce. Nationwide, the percentage of Latinos ages 19 to 64 lacking health coverage fell from 36% to 23% between the summer of 2013 and the spring of 2014. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times) By NOAM N. LEVEY The federal … Continue reading

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