With a critical election coming up on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, it's important that each person has the opportunity to vote and that each vote is counted. The COVID-19 pandemic and wildfires can create potential legal and logistical barriers for people getting their votes cast. Below is a helpful list of resources put together by our partners, Justice in Aging that can help … [Read more...] about Your Vote Matters ~ Resources to Ensure Older Adults & People with Disabilities Can Vote
The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) and the SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program) Technical Assistance Center put together a useful summary of successful practices for telework and outreach during COVID-19. The document is based on survey information the Administration for Community Living received from SHIPs and SMPs around the country on their success stories and best … [Read more...] about Successful Practices for Telework & Outreach During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Do you work with volunteers? If so, are you looking for creative ways to recognize and honor your volunteers during COVID-19? Our partners at Kings/Tulare HICAP (Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program) have an inspiring example to share. Plus just looking at these photos below spreads smiles and good cheer! Enjoy! … [Read more...] about Looking for Creative Ways to Honor Your Volunteers During COVID-19?
California Health Advocates submitted the letter below in opposition of the Governor's proposed elimination of the Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) in the State's 2021 budget. MSSP has a 40 year history of serving the oldest, poorest, and most frail Californians and their family caregivers, as an alternative to nursing home placement. Their services are more vital … [Read more...] about CHA Opposes Elimination of Multipurpose Senior Services Program
We recently came across virtual drumming circles offered by our partners at Tehama County Health Services Agency. There is a different type of drumming happening each day this week. While the recorded sessions aren't available, each type of drumming session has some great youtube videos with information and demonstrations for inspiration. The types of drumming sessions offered … [Read more...] about Drumming! It’s Good for Your Physical & Mental Health ~ Join Tehama County’s Virtual Drumming Circle