On Monday, January 10th, Governor Brown released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2011-12. Facing an estimated budget deficit of $25.4 billion, the Governor proposed a combination of drastic spending cuts combined with a 5-year extension of current taxes.
Included in the proposed cuts is the complete elimination of Adult Day Health Care and the Multipurpose Senior Services Program. The proposal would also significantly reduce funding for In-Home Supportive Services and Medi-Cal.
You can read more about the Governor’s budget proposals and the impact on programs and services those living with Alzheimer’s rely on here.