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Highlighted Media Coverage - 2014

12/08/2014, Media Release
Blue Shield of California To Enter Medi-Cal/Medicaid with Acquisition of Care1st

12/01/2014, California Healthline
New Legislative Strategies May Emerge To Raise Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates

11/10/2014, California Healthline
Fragile, Rural Population About To Be Moved Into Medi-Cal Managed Care

10/01/2014, California Healthline
Governor Rejects Adult Day Health Bill; Future of Senior Program Now Up in Air

07/07/2014, California Healthline
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project

06/19/2014, California Healthline
Health Care Battles Focus on What's Left Out of Budget, Not What's in It

03/31/2014, California Healthline
Adult Day Centers Still Struggling

03/05/2014, California Healthline
Medi-Cal Cuts Undermining Senior Programs, Facilities, Advocates Say

2/18/2014, California Healthline
State Officials, Advocates at Odds Over Size, Scope, Details of Duals Project


2014 COVERAGE

Modern Healthcare
DEC 30, 2014
Bella departure marks second recent high-level CMS exit
Virgil Dickson
Key Words: CMS | coordinated-care demonstrations | integrating Medicare and Medicaid for dual-eligibles

Daily Democrat
DEC 17, 2014
Housing project to expand Yolo Adult Day Health Center
Supes approve first phase of construction
Sarah Dowling
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center

New America Media / Black Voice News
DEC 13, 2014
CA Advocates Hope Low-Income Black Elders Ready for New Health Program
Corey Arvin
Key Words: Cal MediConnect (CMC) health care program | continuity of care | Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) | Molina Healthcare | adult day health centers

Catholic San Francisco
DEC 10, 2014
Adult Day Services a home away from home
Jeff Bialik
Key Words: Catholic Charities Adult Day Services San Mateo County | licensed adult day program

Media Release
DEC 8, 2014
Blue Shield of California To Enter Medi-Cal/Medicaid with Acquisition of Care1st
Key Words: Blue Shield of California | Care1st Health Plan | Medi-Cal | dually eligible for both Medicaid and Medicare

Visalia Times-Delta
DEC 5, 2014
Day services for adults with dementia needed in Visalia
Teresa Douglass
Key Words: Porterville Adult Day Services| adult day program | Personal Adult Day Services (PADS) | adult day services

California Healthline
DEC 1, 2014
New Legislative Strategies May Emerge To Raise Medi-Cal Reimbursement Rates
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal provider reimbursement rates | 10% payment cut | access problems

Black Voice News / blackvoicenews.com
NOV 26, 2014
Health Advocates Hope Black Medi-Cal, Medicare Recipients Ready for Cal MediConnect
Corey Arvin
Key Words: Cal MediConnect (CMC) health care program | continuity of care | Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) | Molina Healthcare | adult day health centers

Novato Advance
NOV 20, 2014
Marin's unsung heroes recognized
Joe Wolfcale
Key Words: Marin Adult Day Health Care Center | National Family Caregiver Month | MADHC | LifeLong Medical Care

Lodi News-Sentinel / lodinews.com
NOV 13, 2014
Former teacher Amelia Ernst plans legacy endowment for Lodi's adult day care program
Rich Hanner
Key Words: adult day care | Lodi Adult Day Care program | adult day care services | Lodi Community Foundation

California Healthline
NOV 10, 2014
Fragile, Rural Population About To Be Moved Into Medi-Cal Managed Care
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal managed care health plans | SPDs | most at-risk for institutionalization | continuity-of-care

Davis Enterprise
OCT 28, 2014
Seniors get a helping hand at Adult Day Care Center
Anne Ternus-Bellamy
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center | Yolo ADHC | Adult Day Health Center | Adult Day Health Planning Council | Dignity Health: Woodland Healthcare | Friends of Adult Day Health Care

Ventura County Star
OCT 22, 2014
Camarillo adult day care program hosts open house for renovated space
Alicia Doyle
Key Words: Building Hope Adult Day Center | Camarillo Health Care District | adult day program

Orange County Register
OCT 22, 2014
Garden Grove adult care facility celebrates 35 years of holding to life's bright side
Key Words: Acacia Adult Day Services | community-based health home | Adult day care

Daily Democrat
OCT 21, 2014
Blues Harvest helps celebrate center's anniversary
Marie Graham
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center | Friends of Adult Day Health Care

AFSC News
OCT 8, 2014
Alzheimer's Family Services Center Earns 'Excellence in Care' Distinction from Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Key Words: Alzheimer's Family Services Center (AFSC) | adult day programs | adult day services provider

AARP
OCT 2, 2014
Thinking Policy
Adult Day Services: A Model of Person- and Family-Centered Care
BLOG by Lynn Friss Feinberg
Key Words: community-based adult day service (ADS) centers | home- and community-based services | person- and family-centered system of long-term services and supports in the community

California Healthline
OCT 1, 2014
Capitol Desk
Governor Rejects Adult Day Health Bill; Future of Senior Program Now Up in Air
David Gorn
Key Words: adult day health care | CBAS program | AB 1552 | long-term care and services | California Association of Adult Day Services

New York Times
SEPT 25, 2014
Fighting to Honor a Father's Last Wish: To Die at Home
Nina Bernstein
Key Words: frail, elderly | public health care spending | social adult day care center

Sonoma County Gazette
SEPT 15, 2014
Palm Drive Health Care District Community Listening Results
Daymon Doss
Key Words: Adult day health | Adult day center

Whittier Daily News
SEPT 10, 2014
PIH Health to close adult day care center in La Mirada
Mike Sprague
Key Words: A Day Away Adult Health Center | PIH | adult day health care center

Times-Standard
SEPT 2, 2014
GRAY MATTERS: Redwood Coast PACE opens its doors
Program focuses on keeping frail elders living at home
By Carol Harrison
Key Words: PACE | Humboldt Senior Resource Center | Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly

Broadway World / broadwayworld.com
AUG 20, 2014
The Pacific Symphony to Collaborate on New Projects with Age Well Senior Services, Orange County Rescue Mission and The Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Key Words: Age Well Senior Services | Adult Day Health Care | www.myagewell.org

California Healthline
AUG 18, 2014
Capitol Desk
Cascade of Bills Out of Appropriations; Many Due for Floor Votes This Week
David Gorn
Key Words: AB 1552 | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS | adult day health care services

Camarillo Acorn
AUG 8, 2014
Health care district building strong foundation
Key Words: Adult Day Center Building Hope Renovation Project | Camarillo Health Care District

California Healthline
JUL 7, 2014
Capitol Desk
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect | dual eligibles demonstration project | Coordinated Care Initiative

California Healthline
JUL 7, 2014
Capitol Desk
Lawsuit Slams the State's Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect | dual eligibles demonstration project | Coordinated Care Initiative

PBS NewsHour
JUN 27, 2014
Fixing the disconnect between Medicare and Medicaid to serve the most vulnerable Americans
Kathleen McCleery, Special Coorespondent
Key Words: Medi-Cal | Medicare | Affordable Care Act | Cal MediConnect | adult day health care programs | Poway Adult Day Health Care Center

California Healthline
JUN 20, 2014
Capitol Desk
Bill to Extend Adult Day Program OK'd
David Gorn
Key Words: adult day health care program | Adult day care | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS | adult day services | Keeping Adults Free From Institutions | Woodland Healthcare

California Healthline
JUN 19, 2014
Insight
Health Care Battles Focus on What's Left Out of Budget, Not What's in It
David Gorn
Key Words: Medi-Cal provider rate | Stepping Stone | access to care

Woodland Daily Democrat
JUN 7, 2014
Woodland's Yolo Adult Day Health Center celebrates 30 years
Key Words: Yolo Adult Day Health Center

Huffington Post
JUN 5, 2014
Blog
Income Inequality Among America's Seniors Means It's Not Time to Cut the Safety Net
Kevin Prindiville
Key Words: older adults | Medicare | senior poverty

Times-Standard
JUN 5, 2014
Letter
Redwood Coast Music Festivals grant crucial
April Joyce, RN
Key Words: Adult Day Health Care of Mad River

Napa Valley Register
MAY 22, 2014
Upvalley philanthropists donate $100,000 to hospice/adult day services
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services | Adult Day Healthcare Center | NVHADS | Adult Day Services

Your Money, Your Life
APR 14 & 15, 2014
What are Adult Day Services
Elder Law Attorney Ramsey A. Bahrawy interviews Amanda Sillars of Total ADHC Solutions
Part I: What Are Adult Day Services
Part II: Adult Day Services - a win, win, win opportunity
Part III: Resistance and Dementia
Part IV: Adult Day Services vs. Home Care: "It's about value"

Senior Housing News
April 3, 2014
Assisted Living Costs Mount More Than LTC Alternatives
Alyssa Gerace
Key Words: long-term care | adult day care | community care | long term care services and support

SF Gate
APR 2, 2014
The Peninsula Blog
Music therapy program aims to help stimulate memories
Chrissy Jones
Key Words: SarahCare of Campbell adult day care center

LifeHealthPro
APR 2, 2014
How much does care cost?!?!
Allison Bell
Key Words: long-term care (LTC) | adult day health care services | adult day care

California Healthline
MAR 31, 2014
Insight
Adult Day Centers Still Struggling
David Gorn
Key Words: Stepping Stone | Adult Day Health Care | ADHC | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS centers | California Association of Adult Day Services | adult day centers
*Also appeared in Kitsap Sun

New America Media
MAR 29, 2014
Health Care Reform
New CA Program to Streamline Health Care for ‘Dual-Eligibles’
Key Words: adult day care | Loma Linda University Medical Center Adult Day Health Services | Cal MediConnect

California Healthline
MAR 26, 2014
Capitol Desk
San Francisco Adulct Day Centers Get Reprieve From 10% Medi-Cal Rate Cut
David Gorn
Key Words: Community Based Adult Services | adult day health care facilities | Stepping Stone CBAS centers
*Also appeared in Kitsap Sun

San Francisco Chronicle / SFGate.com
MAR 25, 2014
California seniors have highest poverty rate, study finds
Carolyn Jones
Key Words: shrinking safety net | North Berkeley Senior Center

Lamorinda Weekly
MAR 24, 2014
Poll Trust Grant Helps Expand Adult Day Program Facilities
Key Words: Lamorinda Adult Respite Care (LARC) | LARC | social adult day program | Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church | adult-day programs

Sacramento Bee
MAR 24, 2014
County-operated senior day-care center to open in El Dorado Hills
Cathy Locke
Key Words: senior day-care center

PBS NewsHour
MAR 20, 2014
Video
Innovating technology for the needs and health of elders
Featuring Institute on Aging

Penn State
MAR 19, 2014
Press Release
Adult day services boosts beneficial stress hormones in caregivers
Steven Zarit
Key Words: adult day services | adult day care service

Chico Enterprise Record / ChicoER.com
MAR 14, 2014
Peg Taylor Center celebrates 28 years
Key Words: Peg Taylor Center for Adult Day Health Care

pr.com
MAR 14, 2014
Press Release
A “Grace- ful” Move: TMC Financing Helps Grace Adult Day Health Care Purchase a New Location During a Critical Time, with an SBA 504 Loan
Key Words: Grace Adult Day Health Care

The Almanac
MAR 10, 2014
Sequoia Hospital grants aimed at senior services
Key Words: Peninsula volunteers | adult day program at Rosener House | San Carlos Adult Day Center

Press Release
MAR 6, 2014
Cal Optima Restores Funding for Centers Serving Frail Seniors
Thirty local adult day health care centers to receive financial support from CalOptima

California Healthline
MAR 5, 2014
Insight
Medi-Cal Cuts Undermining Senior Programs, Facilities, Advocates Say
David Gorn
Key Words: All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly | PACE | 10% Medi-Cal reimbursement cut | Adult day health care | Rehabilitation Services of Northern California | access to care

California Healthline
FEB 18, 2014
Insight
State Officials, Advocates at Odds Over Size, Scope, Details of Duals Project
David Gorn
Key Words: dual eligibles | older Californians who qualify for both Medicare and Medi-Cal | access to care

USA Today
JAN 31, 2014
More elderly get care from families than paid workers
Sharon Jayson
Key Words: long-term care provider | adult day centers

California Healthline
JAN 30, 2014
Insight
Dual Eligibles Transition Sparks Worries
David Gorn
Key Words: Cal MediConnect duals demonstration project | Adult Day Health Care program | Community Based Adult Services program | CBAS

Porterville Record
JAN 21, 2014
Crisis situation - Adult Day Services in danger of closing
Esther Avila
Key Words: Porterville Adult Day Services | PADS | adult day program | Older Americans Act | OAA | Area Agency on Aging

San Gabriel Valley Times
JAN 21, 2014
Four injured after woman drives van into Arcadia adult day care
Jason Henry
Key Words: Arcadia Adult Day Health Care Center | day care center
Also appeared:
1/21/14: Los Angeles Times
1/22/14: San Jose Mercury News

Napa Valley Register
JAN 18, 2014
Vintners invest in health, happiness of local seniors
Dr. Robert Moore
Key Words: Napa Valley Hospice and Adult Day Services

PBS NewsHour / PBS.org
JAN 13, 2014
Senior Cyberspace
Closing the digital divide by helping seniors get online
Mary Jo Brooks
Key Words: St. Barnabas Senior Center

Huffington Post
JAN 8, 2014
Blog
Seniors Remain on Frontline in War on Poverty
Kevin Prindiville
Key Words: health care and long-term services and supports | safety net programs

Santa Maria Times
JAN 4, 2014
Senior volunteers bring joy to Wisdom Center participants
Key Words: Wisdom Center | Santa Maria Wisdom Center | Adult Day Health Care Program | community-based day program

 

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