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

How Capped Medicaid Funding Impacts LTSS

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.    

ACA Replacement Opposition Rally TODAY!

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:

ACA REPLPACEMENT: Fact Sheet: Medicaid Caps & Cuts Harm Older Adults

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

Conference on Aging for Older Adults

Practical information and resources that will help the aging community plan ahead and get the most out of life. PLEASE SHARE THIS FLYER WIDELY

Fall Prevention – Four Ways for Senior Citizens to Reduce Falls

Each year, one in three people over the age of sixty-five will experience a fall. This is an eye-opening statistic for many. The question is, are you doing anything to prevent falls? If not, you should. Here are four things you can do now to help reduce your chances of falling. Step One: Visit Your … Continue reading

Long Term Care Planning: Planning For The Future

Long term care planning can save you a lot of time and money. By planning in advance, you are taking care of the possibility that you or someone you love may no longer have the ability to take care of their own affairs. It is not something anyone wants to think about, but in some … Continue reading

Warehousing Our Elderly

It is a national shame that in our culture we stick our elderly in warehouses called nursing homes, or assisted living or rehabilitation facilities. About twenty years big corporation recognized the huge money profits by exploiting end of life care. Many churches had not-for–profit homes to care for older people who could no longer live … Continue reading

Caregiver Hiring Strategies and Tips

Caregiver hiring is one of the most important tasks you will ever face in your life. Your loved one’s well-being depends upon your success in hiring the appropriate person or team. It is important to have a sound philosophy regarding your goals in providing care for your loved one. The fundamental cornerstones: Caregiver Hiring Cornerstones … Continue reading

Five Excuses People Use For Not Buying Long Term Care and Why None of Them Hold Water

From my experience in working with seniors, here are the five most offered reasons why people have not purchased long term care. In most cases, the reasons are not valid. It’s not that they don’t make any sense; it is due to lack of information. So here are the big five along with some insights … Continue reading

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