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NSCLC Calls for Stronger California Rules Governing Assisted Living

WASHINGTON – Based on a comparison of California’s assisted living laws with those of 11 other states, the National Senior Citizens Law Center says that the state’s laws are out of date and fall short in several areas, putting residents’ …

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Denny Chan Joins National Senior Citizens Law Center

LOS ANGELES – Denny Chan is now a staff attorney with the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) in Los Angeles, CA. Chan was a rotating law clerk for the US District Court in Los Angeles after graduating from the …

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Statement of NSCLC: Congress Should Pick Up Commission on Long Term Care Baton

Dec. 19, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC — The Commission on Long-Term Care accomplished an important goal: elevating the conversation in Washington about the need to improve long-term care.  The Commission report and the alternative report call attention to the urgent need …

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Gwen Orlowski Joins National Senior Citizens Law Center

WASHINGTON – Gwen Orlowski is now a senior staff attorney with the National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) in Washington, DC. Orlowski has been a leading New Jersey advocate on long-term care issues affecting older individuals and adults with disabilities. …

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SSI Turns 41; It’s Time to Restore the Program to Its Original Intent

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2013 WASHINGTON, DC –On October 30, 1972, President Richard M Nixon signed into law an amendment to the Social Security Act that created the Supplemental Security Income program.  Over eight million Americans, all of them …

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Paul Nathanson Receives First Distinguished Advocacy Award

WASHINGTON – At a National Press Club event October 18, 2013, the National Senior Citizens Law Center conferred its first Distinguished Advocacy Award to former Executive Director Paul Nathanson. The award is officially named the Paul Nathanson Distinguished Advocacy Award …

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NSCLC Board of Directors Welcomes Russell Hirschhorn

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Senior Citizens Law Center has appointed Russell Hirschhorn to its board of directors. He is senior counsel in the Labor and Employment Law Department at Proskauer, a law firm based in New York City. “We …

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National Senior Citizens Law Center Names Anna Rich Litigation Director

WASHINGTON – The National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) has named Anna Rich as its Litigation Director. As a NSCLC Senior Staff Attorney, Rich has led or supported NSCLC’s involvement in a number of significant cases affecting the rights of …

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Statement: Recognize the Value of Medicare and Medicaid at 48

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2013 Statement of the National Senior Citizens Law Center: Let’s Recognize the Value Medicare and Medicaid  Both Medicare and Medicaid turn 48 July 30. When President Lyndon Johnson signed the programs into law, only half …

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Kevin Prindiville is New NSCLC Executive Director

  WASHINGTON, DC — After an extensive, nationwide search, the National Senior    Citizens Law Center Board of Directors has named current Deputy Director Kevin Prindiville as its new Executive Director effective July 1. He will replace Paul Nathanson, who has …

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