Governor’s Budget Disappoints Around Long Term Services and Supports

The California Collaborative for Long Term Services and Supports is a coalition of statewide organizations that reach millions of seniors and persons with disabilities.   In December, the organization raised a number of issues with Governor Brown, putting into focus many of the issues important to preserving and to expanding a network of long term services […]

Seniors Step Up As Agents for Change

For the past two years, the SCAN Foundation provided funding to several California senior-serving organizations to explore ways to move participants and volunteers into action.  They also funded the California Association for Retired Americans (CARA), in partnership with the Community Living Campaign, to provide training and on-going technical assistance.  The Agents for Change interviewed in the […]

SCAN Foundation Promotes Collaboration For Creating Change

SCAN Foundation hosted a number of workshops and sessions focused on Creating Change for Long Term Care Services and Supports Through Social Action in Grassroots, Regional Coalition and Statewide Collaboratives.  With a series of panels, and interaction with workshop participants, leaders shared experiences and insights from their work at many levels and in diverse communities.  […]

SF Long Term Care Council On The Edge…

Cutting edge, that is.  This group, which was created by Mayor Gavin Newsom in 2004, is the single body in San Francisco that evaluates all issues related to improving community-based long term care and supportive services.  The LTCCC, with co-chairs Sandy Mori and Susan Poor and 41 active members, meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday […]