Family members or friends caring for aging or disabled individuals in California are under both financial and emotional strain and are likely to face even greater burdens, given recent cuts in state support for programs and services that support in-home care, write the authors of a new policy brief by the UCLA Center for Health … [ Read full post ]
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Geoffrey J. Hoffman, a doctoral candidate at the UCLA School of Public Health, is lead author of a new policy brief on the stress and financial burden placed on the state’s informal caregivers. In this brief interview, he talks about who the typical caregiver is in California, why more don’t use state services and … [ Read full post ]
Steven P. Wallace, associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, will testify before the California Assembly’s Aging and Long-Term Care Committee on May 17 on the challenges facing consumers of public social services in light of the previous years’ cuts and restrictions on access and services. Wallace is the author of … [ Read full post ]
INSURING LA’s KIDS: Shawnalynn Smith Thomas, Healthy Kids manager at L.A. Care, shares how her organization worked with parents to set an affordable monthly premium to help keep their kids insured under the Healthy Kids program.
How much will parents pay for Healthy Kids?
To get advice on establishing a new monthly premium … [ Read full post ]