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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…

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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…

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…

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3 Easy Ways to Raise Awareness About Age On. Rage On!

Your elected state representatives write, vote on and shape public policy at the State Capitol, and they depend not only on input from experts, but also from the valuable experiences and concerns of their constituents – You! If you’re ready to help Californians Age On. Rage On., here are 3 easy ways to raise awareness Read More…

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Hospice: OIG Recommends Better Protections for Beneficiaries

By Barbara Gay, LeadingAge In the report Hospice Deficiencies Pose Risks to Medicare Beneficiaries, the OIG analyzed Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) complaint data for the years 2012 through 2016, along with data from state agencies and accrediting organizations. The report found that 80% of hospices were cited for at least one deficiency in care and Read More…

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State Budget Includes $1M LTSS Financing Actuarial Study

Over the weekend, the Governor and Legislative leaders finalized the state’s massive $209 billion budget via conference committee. The conference committee represents the final stage of budget negotiations where Assembly, Senate and Administration leaders hammer out the final details of what will be in and/or out of the final budget bill. LeadingAge California was successful Read More…