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President Signs Families First Coronavirus Act; What Does This Mean for Aging Services?

On Wednesday, March 18, President Trump signed the second major congressional legislation designed to address the Coronavirus pandemic.  The bill passed overwhelmingly in the House and Senate, but is not the last word.  Negotiators are working on a third bill that appears likely to contain direct payments to the populace, as well as relief for Read More…

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From Gallagher News & Insights: Five Steps to Take to Minimize Business Disruption and Protect Employees During a Pandemic

Our world and our workplaces are more connected and collaborative than ever. This is great for efficiency and speed of global business, but the increase in mobility may also mean an accelerated risk of an epidemic turning into a pandemic. Our world and our workplaces are more connected and collaborative than ever. This is great Read More…

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News from CDPH Quarterly Meeting

Below are highlights from the February 21, 2020 Quarterly Stakeholders Meeting for Long-Term Care Providers provided by Brenda Klütz, LeadingAge California’s Senior Policy Advisor. Court Decision for CANHR v. Smith [Re. H&S 1418.8 – Epple bill] LeadingAge California asked if the department was planning to train surveyors and notify providers of the court decision.  For Read More…

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CDC & California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Issues Health Update and Interim Guidance on Corona Virus (COVID-19)

At the time of this writing, there are 82,549 reported cases of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and 2,810 deaths mostly in mainland China. There are currently 60 cases in the United States. However, yesterday it was reported that the first confirmed case of community-spread of the virus occurred in Northern California. The patient is a Read More…

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Welcome New Member: Society for the Blind

Society for the Blind was founded in 1954 and today serves 27 counties in northern California. Our primary programming teaches individuals with vision loss how to carry out activities of daily living, provides training in professional/employment related skills, and offers support and guidance to adjust to living without eyesight. Core Blindness Skills focus on four Read More…