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Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order for Aging Master Plan

Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-14-19 on June 10 directing his Secretary of Health and Human Services Agency convene a Cabinet-level Workgroup for Aging to advise on the development of a Master Plan on Aging. The ten-year plan would focus on key data indicators and include recommendations to better leverage federal, state and local Read More…

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Our Story is Your Story: LeadingAge National Launching Member Survey

On June 6, 2019, LeadingAge National launched a biennial survey of its members. The survey initiative is designed to produce a host of meaningful data that LeadingAge and its members can use to conduct data-driven planning and decision making. Member organizations received one survey for each of their service lines. Each survey will arrived by Read More…

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Legislative Budget Conference Committee Ends “#SeniorPenalty”

Yesterday, the 2019 Budget Conference Committee of the California Legislature produced its list of actions. The Committee agreed to adopt Governor Newsom’s subsidy levels and allocate an additional $450 million (General Fund) over three years to fully fund the cost of the standard premium for seniors and adults with disabilities for the Medi-Cal program with Read More…

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Affordable Housing Credit Improvement ACT Reintroduced

Today Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Todd Young (R-IN), and Representatives Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Kenny Marchant (R-TX), Don Beyer (D-VA), and Jackie Walorski (R-IN), introduced the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA) of 2019 (S. 1703 and H.R. 3077), bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (Housing Read More…

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HSAG to Offer Two Conferences Focusing on California’s Opioid Crisis

LeadingAge California is pleased to partner with the Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) to offer two full-day conferences dealing with the impact and implications of the use of opioid medications in senior living and care settings. The Medicare population has among the highest and fastest growing rates of diagnosed opioid use disorders. At these two Read More…

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Master Plan on Aging Bills Advance in the Legislature

The package of bills that make up the Legislature’s answer to Governor Newsom’s call for a Master Plan on Aging have all largely moved to their second houses. However, AB 1136 (Nazarian, D-Van Nuys) was held in the Assembly Appropriations Committee. AB 1136 would create a new “California Department of Community Living” after reorganizing various Read More…