State & Federal Advocacy Updates
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Join us for the Federal Issues Update on May 17, 2019 Dial in Number: 605-475-6333; Access Code: 6258645# Document: CHALLENGES TO THE FUTURE OF MEDICARE, SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICAID AND AGING SERVICES
NEW! HOT OFF THE PRESS! Update on issues that impact older residents in the State Budget April 4, 2019 Report on the final state budget
- Read Gail Myers Testimony – Aging Committee Hearing Nov 18, 2018
- Read StateWide’s Budget Testimony for the Governor’s Proposed 2017-2018 budget.
- Review StateWide’s Analysis of the NYS Office for Aging Budget – Proposed Aging Budget chart
Federal Issues Highlighted
April 2017 – What’s at stake for older residents in the repeal of the Affordable Care Act? What’s the future of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid?
Alma Gonzalez, a home health aide, makes lunch for client Pearl Gould, 89, at Gould's Glen Cove home, on Friday. Photo Credit: Danielle Silverman By Carol Polskycarol.firstname.lastname@example.orgUpdated July 30, 2019 9:53 AM Trina Tonorezos’ 71-year-old sister, bedridden from...
By Susan Jaffe | Kaiser Health News | August 12, 2019 | This story also appeared on SALON.com Medicare paid for Betty Gordon’s knee replacement surgery in March, but the 72-year-old former high school teacher needed a nursing home stay and care at home to recover....
NY StateWide Senior Action Council's Convention is coming soon, October 15-17 in Saratoga Springs. We are delighted to announce our line up of speakers and our daily schedule. You won't want to miss: NY State Senator Rachel May, Chair of Senate Committee on Aging...