California Health Advocates (CHA) is an active member of the California Collaborative for Long Term Services and Supports (CCLTSS). Below is a letter CHA and the 36 other organizations of CCLTSS submitted to the California Legislature outlining their 2019 priorities for long term services and supports. December 28, 2018 Hon. Toni Atkins President pro … [Read more...] about CHA Shares 2019 Priorities for Long Term Services and Supports
CHA joined over 50 organizations concerned about access to affordable, high-quality health care and long-term services and supports for older adults, people with disabilities, and their families, sent letters to Congressional leaders in both the House and the Senate on Friday, December 15th in opposition to the tax bill that is likely to be voted on next week. The letters … [Read more...] about CHA Joins over 50 Organizations Opposed to Congressional Tax Plan
July 17, 2017 Traci Howard-Richards, Analyst Care Management Provider Agency Liaison California Partnership for Long-Term Care In response to your question: What do you feel would be the single most impactful thing that the Task Force can tackle to revitalize the California Partnership for Long-Term Care and to help Californians prepare for the … [Read more...] about CHA Advises on Ways to Revitalize the California Partnership for Long Term Care
Do you have long-term care insurance? Concerned about premium increases? If so, you’re not alone. This is a conundrum elders and policy makers face nationwide. With 1 year of nursing home care costing at least $90,000, who can afford such care? In the 1970s, policy makers hoped long-term care (LTC) insurance would be their answer. Yet this industry has been nothing short of … [Read more...] about Got Long-Term Care Insurance? Dealing with Rate Increases?
Only 1% of people aged 65-74 live in a nursing home, according to the Census Bureau. Most people live in their home and desire to stay in their community as they age. The challenge is, as people age, they often need some assistance with daily activities of living, such as bathing, cooking, cleaning, dressing, etc. And few people plan for how to find and finance this kind of … [Read more...] about Are You or Your Loved Ones Prepared to Navigate Home Care?