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Letter to the U.S. Senate in support of HCBS

We joined 200+ advocates for seniors, people with disabilities, family caregivers, direct care workers, and allies to urge the Senate to pass a bill that includes robust funding for home and community based services. Letter is posted here https://bit.ly/3NpYCme

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Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act

On July 29th, Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09) introduced the Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act (H.R. 4853) in the House of Representatives. This act aims to make home use medical equipment and devices accessible to blind and visually impaired...

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Temporary Emergency Broadband Benefits

On May 12, 2021, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be offering temporary Emergency Broadband Benefits (EBB) to eligible households. According to the FCC, eligible households can apply in three ways: Contact your preferred participating broadband...

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ASA Applauds Federal Injunction on Public Charge Rule

ASA Applauds Federal Injunction on Public Charge Rule Dear colleague, The American Society on Aging applauds the decision last Friday in three Federal district courts to temporarily prevent changes to the manner in which the Department of Homeland Security interprets...

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NCOA testifies before Senate committee about falls prevention

Washington, DC (October 16, 2019) – At a hearing today of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) offered several evidence-based solutions to stem the tide of older adult falls, which today account for four older adult deaths...

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Paper Time Sheets are going Away!

Paper Time Sheets are Going Away Starting July 1st, 2019 LA County will gradually begin mandatory enrollment of Electronic timesheets or Telephone timesheets. You must begin using one of the following two options below to submit, review, approve, or reject timesheets....

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FLSA Forms

FLSA Forms  Starting February 1, 2016 IHSS  providers will be paid overtime at a rate of one and a half times their regular hourly pay rate for  hours worked over 40 in a workweek, not to exceed 66 hours. The following documents were sent to recipients and providers...

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News Bits

Expansion of CalFresh to SSI/SSP Recipients! Beginning June 1, 2019, recipients of SSI/SSP benefits will able to apply for CalFresh Food benefits for the first time!  There is no change to the SSI/SSP monthly benefit. To learn about this policy change, see the...

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