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Continuity of care in danger for seniors and people with disabilities

Continuity of care in danger for seniors and people with disabilities

By Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez San Diego Free Press, June 10, 2014 Don’t Let California’s Diversity Slip Through the In-Home Supportive Service Safety Net When it comes to delivering care to the aging population of a diverse state like California, a one-size fits all approach isn’t the best for our seniors or the most cost-effective for state taxpayers. California’s successful In-Home Supportive Services program meets the needs of fragile seniors and people with disabilities throughout our state – particularly areas of great linguistic and ethnic diversity like the Mid-City South Bay communities found in the 80th Assembly District that I represent – […]

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Homecare Workers Rally Against a Proposal to Cap their Hours

Homecare Workers Rally Against a Proposal to Cap their Hours

Nick St. Charles , KPFA News June 5, 2014  

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‘So many moving parts’ to fit together

By David Gorn, California Healthline, 5/10/13 The Department of Health Care Services announced this week that the Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project will not start until at least January 2014, a delay from its previous expected launch date in October 2013. Advocates for seniors’ health care yesterday praised the decision, saying the extra three months will go a long way toward pulling all of the disparate pieces of Cal MediConnect into place.  Read more

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Appointments to commission on long-term care

Reid and Pelosi Appoint Members of LTC Commission Leading Age, February 6, 2013 Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) have announced their appointments to the Long-Term Care Commission created by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in lieu of the CLASS Act insurance program.  The congressional commission is charged with making recommendations to Congress on long-term care for the elderly and people with disabilities.

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