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Eight Priority Bills Await Governor Brown’s Signature

Last week, the Legislature completed its work for the year, sending hundreds of bills to Governor Brown for his signature. Among the bills sent to him are eight of particular importance to California families living with Alzheimer’s disease.  Below you … Continue reading

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Voice Your Support For Critically-Important Legislation

Legislature to vote in August on 2 bills important to families with Alzheimer’s On Monday, August 6th, Assemblymembers and Senators will return to Sacramento for the final month of the Legislative year.  Among the bills that will be heard are … Continue reading

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Vital Programs & Services Escape Budget Cuts

After months of committee hearings, public input, and behind-the-scenes negotiations, Governor Brown signed the 2012-13 California budget on Wednesday, June 27th.  The signed budget closes an estimated $15.7 billion gap through a combination of cuts and revenue projections. While cuts … Continue reading

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Governor Brown Releases May Revise

Governor Brown’s May Budget Revisions Again Target Critical Caregiver Services On Monday, May 14th, Governor Brown released his revised budget for the upcoming year.  Commonly referred to as the May Revise, the Governor’s plan aims to close what is now … Continue reading

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April & May Budget Hearings Posted

Additional hearing dates have been set to review the Governor’s budget proposals.  You can find them below, or visit www.legislature.ca.gov to find more information on bills and hearings. UPCOMING LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS Below are listings of relevant Assembly and Senate committee … Continue reading

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Financial & Human Impacts of Alzheimer’s Outlined in 2012 Facts & Figures

Today, the Alzheimer’s Association released it’s 2012 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures report.  The report outlines both the financial and human impact of the disease to the nation, including: Over 5.4 million Americans are living with the disease, with another … Continue reading

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Hearings Scheduled to Begin Review of Governor’s Budget Proposals

The Legislature has begun scheduling committee hearings to consider the impacts of Governor Brown’s budget proposals for the upcoming year.  These hearings offer advocates and concerned citizens the opportunity to voice their concerns to elected officials. Below is the full … Continue reading

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Settlement Reached to Preserve Adult Day Health Care

Today it was announced that the Adult Day Health Care program has been saved from elimination in December.  In a settlement between plaintiffs and the Department of Health Care Services, the Adult Day Health Care program will continue through February … Continue reading

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Governor Brown Signs 10 Priority Bills, Vetoes 1 as Legislative Deadline Passes

Sunday, October 9th marked the final day for Governor Brown to sign or veto any bills passed out of the Legislature this year.  Among the hundreds of bills to cross his desk were 11 priority bills for the Alzheimer’s Association.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 21 is Alzheimer’s Action Day

Wednesday, September 21st marks the annual Alzheimer’s Action Day.  Please consider wearing purple that day to join many across the nation and the world as we continue to raise awareness about this mind-blowing disease.  Please visit www.alz.org/wam/wam.asp#boxTwo to see how … Continue reading

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