It is essential in this aging state that California structures its funding for skilled nursing care in a way that promotes high-quality care.
State leaders believe the rich and influential will have a hard time cutting in line to get the first precious doses of the vaccine, reserved for health workers and nursing homes.
Superintendents say budget cuts could delay start of school year. Cuts to adult day programs could force more seniors into nursing homes.
Newsom details plans for what may reopen and when. Nursing homes hit hard by coronavirus. Rising sea levels spark coastal debates.
When we discuss long-term care for seniors, we are not discussing placing people in nursing homes when they need help taking care of themselves. Long-term care is so much more than that. A larger portion of the long-term care discussion involves in-home care services that enable seniors to age in place with dignity and independence.
Gov. Newsom says he supports proposed rules on where new oil wells can go, plus additional pollution controls on existing wells.
Good morning, California. It’s Thursday, October 7. Big decisions await T-minus three days. That’s how much time Gov. Gavin Newsom has left to decide the fate of the remaining bills on his desk — and as the deadline draws nearer, the buildup for big-ticket and contentious proposals is getting more intense. The direct impact of […]
AB 523 helps make community-based care options more effective in serving seniors where they need care.
As the state’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate kicks in Thursday, several large hospital systems say 90% or more of their employees are vaccinated. But they don’t have to provide data to the state unless asked.
Californians seeking same-day COVID-19 tests for sick kids, infection scares or employers are finding empty shelves and long delays, which could fuel outbreaks.