Category Archives: In The News

Senate Office of Research releases special report on Alzheimer’s disease

This month, the California Senate Office of Research released a special report on Alzheimer’s disease, entitled Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease.  The report outlines the stages of Alzheimer’s disease, key state and federal statistics, the state of available drug treatments, as well as … Continue reading

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Data highlights cognitive decline in California

This month, the Center for Disease Control released findings from the 2011 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Cognitive Impairment Module, which confirms the growing prevalence of cognitive decline in America.  This is the first data ever released through the … Continue reading

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2013 Facts & Figures Released

This week, the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures were released.  This annual report highlights important information on the current prevalence, future risk, mortality, the use and costs of health and long-term care, and caregiving.  Key findings from … 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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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 Vetoes AB 96

This afternoon, Governor Brown vetoed AB 96, a bill  advocates argued would provide a critical new program, Keeping Adults Free from Institutions, to replace the Adult Day Health Care program.  The Governor’s veto comes despite efforts by the Democratic leadership … Continue reading

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CALL GOVERNOR BROWN TODAY TO KEEP ADHC ALIVE

A massive grassroots outpouring of support is needed ASAP if we are to save Adult Day Health Care Contact Governor Brown’s office by the end of the day Thursday, June 30th, at (916) 445-2841 and ask him to: 1. Sign … Continue reading

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6/16/11 – BREAKING NEWS: Governor Brown vetoes budget bills

Less than 24-hours after the legislature passed budget bills AB 98 and SB 69, Governor Brown vetoed them, saying “unfortunately, the budget I received is not a balanced solution.”  The Governor, also citing budget gimmicks and one-time solutions, said he … Continue reading

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Contra Coste Times – Seniors, disabled in budget cross hairs

On Sunday, May 22nd, the Contra Costa Times ran an important article examining the value of adult day health care (ADHC) and Governor Brown’s ongoing attempts to eliminate the program in the name of budget savings.  The article includes the … Continue reading

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Sacramento Bee highlights Alzheimer’s diagnoses progress and issues

Yesterday, May 8th, 2011, The Sacramento Bee wrote an article highlighting promising developments in Alzheimer’s diagnoses.  You can read the full article here.

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