Category Archives: In The News

San Francisco Chronicle Reports on the Value of Adult Day Health Care

On Monday, February 7th, the San Francisco Chronicle ran an article on Adult Day Health Care (ADHC).  ADHCs have been proposed for total elimination in Governor Brown’s 2011-2012 budget.  The article outlined the value of ADHCs for elderly Californians, described … Continue reading

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Bi-Partisan Opposition to Proposed Cuts to In-Home Supportive Services

On Thursday, January 27th, seven members of the Legislature, including Republicans and Democrats, announced their opposition to Governor Brown’s proposed $500 million reduction to In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) at a rally on the Capitol steps.  The members included: Senator Juan … Continue reading

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President Obama Signs Alzheimer’s Priority Bill

On Wednesday, January 5th, 2011, President Obama signed the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) into law, marking the largest legislative victory for Alzheimer’s in years.  The new law will spur the creation of a coordinated national plan to overcome the … Continue reading

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Congress Passes Alzheimer’s Priority Bill, Awaits President Obama’s Signature

This morning, the House of Representatives passed the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA).  The bill, which last week passed the Senate unanimously, will create a coordinated national plan to overcome the Alzheimer’s crisis through coordination and evaluation of Alzheimer’s research, … Continue reading

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Diana Dooley Appointed Secretary of Health and Human Services Agency

On Tuesday, December 7th, Governor-elect Jerry Brown appointed Diana Dooley to serve as Secretary of the Health and Human Services Agency.  Dooley will take her post in January, where she will oversee the Alzheimer’s Advisory Committee, Olmstead Advisory Committee and … Continue reading

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First Lady Maria Shriver attends July Task Force meeting

On Friday, July 16th the Task Force of the Alzheimer’s Disease California State Plan met in Los Angeles to continue its important work. The Task Force was honored to be joined by First Lady Maria Shriver, a longtime Alzheimer’s advocate … Continue reading

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