State and National Leaders to Address Long-Term Care Financing Solutions

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 General News
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 Today, 10 million Americans need long-term care. As our country ages that number is only expected to grow. These changes will leave our nation's long-term care financing system -- based largely on Medicaid -- in jeopardy. We must act now to ensure that is affordable to care for seniors and disabled adults today and tomorrow.



On Sept. 25, join top experts on this topic for a candid discussion about long-term care financing reform and what California can do to be a national leader in creating a solution.



Where: Stanford University



Oak Lounge - Tresidder Student Union



2nd floor East/West Wing



459 Lagunita Drive



Stanford, Calif.94305



When: September 25, 2008



7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Breakfast Included



Speakers Include:



Larry Minnix, President and CEO, American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging



Lynn Daucher, Director of the Department of Aging, State of California



Jacquelyn Paige, Executive Council Member, AARP California



Ann Burns Johnson, President and CEO, Aging Services of California



Molly O'Malley, M.P.P. Senior Policy Analyst, Kaiser Family Foundation



Dr. Ed O'Neil, Ph.D., MPA, FAAN, Director, Center for the Health Professions, UCSF



Kathleen Kelly, Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance



David Ferguson, CEO, American Baptist Homes of the West



Gerry Yearout, CEO, Lytton Gardens Senior Communities



Contact: Lauren Shaham, (202) 508-1219, lshaham@aahsa.org





SOURCE American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging


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