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New America Media New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low Income Californians (8/23/2014) NSCLC’s Amber Cutler says, “The federal government wants health care providers to coordinate services and health care plans to coordinate what the patient needs, instead of having different doctors duplicating efforts.” Read More
Tommy, 75, almost was evicted from his assisted living facility. Read More.
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Declining home ownership & health care costs are pushing seniors into poverty said @KevinNSCLC @ABAesq conference http://t.co/9x4QIWKlwH(about 5 hours ago)
"It's not fun getting old," said Dollie, one of the women in this video about women in poverty we screened in DC http://t.co/6uLVG24Wjf(about 7 hours ago)
RT @Alice_Bers: Great panel on 50 anniversary of War on Poverty. History of legal aid as part of fight. "Law is instrument of social change…(about 4 days ago)
Tag Archives: Assisted Living
Free Webinar When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m. – NOON PDT/ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT As part of the National Senior Citizens Law Center’s new project, Making up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems In California’s Assisted Living … Continue reading
In a September 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC outlines the challenges and opportunities related to examining California’s outdated system of regulating the state’s assisted living system.
Health Network Alert: Making Up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems in California’s Assisted Living System
(09/08/2014) Across the country, assisted living facilities now house and provide services for residents with significant care needs, a noticeable change from 30 years ago, when California adopted its quality standards. Although California has made some adjustments, the system overall …
Free Webinar When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT How good is assisted living? To a great extent, it depends on what state you’re in, as assisted living standards are dependent upon state law. This presentation included … Continue reading
In this short article for California Healthline, NSCLC’s Eric Carlson writes, “California’s assisted living system is decades out of date. As a result, the state’s assisted living residents — elderly and generally vulnerable — are increasingly at risk from substandard … Continue reading
(2/27/2014) A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing …
WASHINGTON – Based on a comparison of California’s assisted living laws with those of 11 other states, the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the state’s laws are out of date and fall short in several areas, putting residents’ …
(2007) Report: Improper and Unfair Provisions in Missouri Nursing Home Agreements. Click here.
According to a story in the Lexington Herald Leader, JustFundKy gave a $5,000 grant to the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass to revise its patient bill of rights and train its staff to be more in tune with … Continue reading
Ensuring Quality and Oversight in Assisted Living As Medicaid beneficiaries and monies are increasingly shifted from nursing homes to assisted living facilities and other HCBS settings, it is entirely appropriate that Congress and CMS establish some standards on what type … Continue reading