Affordable Senior Housing

More Hurdles to Prove Housing Discrimination

By Colleen Bloom, Director for Housing Operations, LeadingAge Posted: 8/21/2019 On Friday, HUD released a proposed rule for 60-day comment that would make drastic changes to the current process for asserting Disparate Impact. The proposed rule would make it far more difficult for people experiencing various forms of discrimination to challenge the practices of businesses, governments, and Read More…

General Interest

LeadingAge California President and CEO Named to Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 15, 2019CONTACT:Eric Dowdy (edowdy@leadingageca.org), (916) 469-3376 SACRAMENTO – Today, California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly announced the launch of the Master Plan for Aging Stakeholder Advisory Committee, which will include LeadingAge California President and CEO Jeannee Parker Martin. The committee will advise in the development of a Master Read More…

General Interest

Host Your Legislator in Your Community this Summer!

The California State Legislature has adjourned for a month-long summer recess, heading back to their home districts, which makes this a great time to invite legislators to tour your community! Hosting your representative helps them understand the needs of not for profit providers of senior living and care, allowing them to better understand our issues Read More…

General Interest Life Plan/CCRC

Five New Life Plan Communities Under Construction in California

According to the Continuing Care Contracts Branch, five new Life Plan Communities (CCRCs) are currently under construction in California, mostly on the coast. These communities include: Reata Glen Orange County, a Continuing Life Community will be located in Southern Orange County. Continuing Life is a for-profit operator and the community will include 480 residential living Read More…

Affordable Senior Housing General Interest

Homeward Bound: Work Session Convenes on Seeking Solutions to Elder Homelessness

By Jesus Mata, Policy & Grassroots Coordinator, LeadingAge California This week, Humangood’s Ancel Romero, President of Affordable Housing, moderated the second Homeward Bound Work Session: Seeking Solutions to Elder Homeless. The discussion took place at Allen Temple Baptist Church in Oakland, taking into account the prevalence of homelessness in the Bay Area and Northern California. Read More…

Skilled Nursing

LeadingAge Statement on CMS’ Announcement Final Rule on Arbitration and Proposed Rule on RoPs III

Contact: Lisa Sanderslsanders@leadingage.org / 202-508-9407 July 17, 2019 Washington DC — Statement from LeadingAge President and CEO Katie Smith Sloan: “The rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding Requirements of Participation (RoPs) Phase III reflects the agency’s recognition of concerns that LeadingAge and our members around the country have raised time Read More…

All Provider Types General Interest

Governor Appoints Kimberley Johnson as Director DSS

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on June 27, 2019 that Kimberley Johnson, 41, of Sacramento, has been appointed director of the California Department of Social Services. Johnson served as deputy director of the Family Engagement and Empowerment Division at the California Department of Social Services from 2018 to 2019, branch chief of CalWorks and Child Care Read More…