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NSCLC Executive Director Kevin Prindiville calls on Congress in his latest Huffington Post blog to act to update the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program to help low-income seniors like Dollie.
NSCLC Directing Attorney Eric Carlson is quoted in a Nov. 19, 2014 article in Governing concerning Medicaid reimbursement for care outside nursing homes.
Dollie, 73, lives solely on income from Supplemental Social Security for all of her living expenses. But the program needs an update. Watch Dollie’s story and then help NSCLC restore this important poverty program.
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Tag Archives: Assisted Living
Free Webinar When: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, 11 a.m. – NOON PDT/ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. EDT As part of the National Senior Citizens Law Center’s new project, Making up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems In California’s Assisted Living … Continue reading
Health Network Alert: Making Up for Lost Time: Addressing Problems in California’s Assisted Living System
(09/08/2014) Across the country, assisted living facilities now house and provide services for residents with significant care needs, a noticeable change from 30 years ago, when California adopted its quality standards. Although California has made some adjustments, the system overall …
In a September 2014 Policy Issue Brief, NSCLC outlines the challenges and opportunities related to examining California’s outdated system of regulating the state’s assisted living system.
Free Webinar When: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT How good is assisted living? To a great extent, it depends on what state you’re in, as assisted living standards are dependent upon state law. This presentation included … Continue reading
In this short article for California Healthline, NSCLC’s Eric Carlson writes, “California’s assisted living system is decades out of date. As a result, the state’s assisted living residents — elderly and generally vulnerable — are increasingly at risk from substandard … Continue reading
(2/27/2014) A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing …
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’ …
(2007) Report: Improper and Unfair Provisions in Missouri Nursing Home Agreements. Click here.
According to a story in the Lexington Herald Leader, JustFundKy gave a $5,000 grant to the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass to revise its patient bill of rights and train its staff to be more in tune with … Continue reading
Ensuring Quality and Oversight in Assisted Living As Medicaid beneficiaries and monies are increasingly shifted from nursing homes to assisted living facilities and other HCBS settings, it is entirely appropriate that Congress and CMS establish some standards on what type … Continue reading