State & Federal Advocacy Updates
Other Recent Updates
Please click on the documents below for the Budget Briefing Call: 1. 2020 Powerpoint Executive Budget 2. StateWide's Aging Budget Analysis
At the last Medicaid Redesign Team "public hearing" in NYC we were given less than 24 hour notice and the wrong address was on the notice. But with looming and recent cuts to Medicaid, the voice of the public and those directly impacted are more important now than...
Federal Issues Highlighted
StateWide will hold a conference call to review federal actions and proposals. Special Guest Speaker Amy Gotwals, lobbyist for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
Friday, June 19, 10AM
Call: 712-832-8330 OR 425-436-6260
Access code: 4715203#
Resources to Accompany the Roundtable Discussion Hosted by Senator Rachel May and NY StateWide Senior Action Council on Nursing Home issues, from the Pandemic and Beyond.
Resources: Event Flyer Address current and systemic challenges at nursing homes, by Senator Rachel May. Published, Albany Times Union, May 19, 2020 Sen. May op-ed “Ensuring that residents of nursing homes and assisted living centers have regular and...
Source: Syracuse.com The New York coronavirus chart and map are updated daily with official numbers as they are released by the state Department of Health and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office. They also update periodically with new numbers reported by county officials and...
Posted on May 14, 2020 by Mike Korbey, Deputy Commissioner for Communications, Social Security issued an update today about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments to certain groups of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries. Beneficiaries who...