Across California, Hospitals Are Making Matters Worse for Patients with Disabilities and Older Adults During Covid-19

AUGUST 27, 2020: Disability rights and older adult advocates from the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund, Disability Rights California, Justice in Aging, and Independent “Across California, Hospitals Are Making Matters Worse for Patients with Disabilities and Older Adults During Covid-19”

More Scrutiny Needed of Florida’s Coronavirus Isolation Centers, Seniors’ Advocates Say

ABC News: More Scrutiny Needed of Florida’s Coronavirus Isolation Centers, Seniors’ Advocates Say, August, 26, 2020 Advocates for nursing home residents have raised concerns that “More Scrutiny Needed of Florida’s Coronavirus Isolation Centers, Seniors’ Advocates Say”

Advocates Say Homeless Hotel Program Discriminates Against Disabled People

Los Angeles Times: Advocates Say Homeless Hotel Program Discriminates Against Disabled People, August 14, 2020 A program that has moved thousands of homeless people into hotel and “Advocates Say Homeless Hotel Program Discriminates Against Disabled People”

Older Adults and People with Disabilities Challenge Discriminatory Surge Care Guidelines in COVID-19 Hotspots Arizona and Texas

July 20, 2020 In states that are hard hit by COVID-19 surges, older adults, people with disabilities, and people of color face a real risk “Older Adults and People with Disabilities Challenge Discriminatory Surge Care Guidelines in COVID-19 Hotspots Arizona and Texas”