In releasing his proposed budget today, Governor Brown recognized that too many seniors and people with disabilities living in our communities are living in poverty. “Governor’s Budget is a Start But Doesn’t Go Far Enough for Poor Seniors”
Imagine being out and proud all of your adult life and then moving into a long-term care facility and having to go back into the closet because you don’t feel safe coming out to staff and other residents. Imagine being dismissed and disrespected when you advocate strongly for the rights of your same-sex companion while she’s being cared for in a nursing home. Imagine feeling like you have to endure homophobic comments from a personal care worker assigned to you because you’re afraid of how he’ll treat you if you speak up.
When: Tuesday, May 5, 2015 11 – 12 PM PDT State Medicaid programs increasingly are moving their long-term services and supports programs to managed care. “WEBINAR: Consumer Advocacy Issues in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports”
For the past two years, Justice in Aging has provided ongoing assistance to advocates in Florida, Kansas and New Jersey as their states have implemented “Advocating for Improved Consumer Protections in Managed Long-Term Services and Supports”